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Travel Tips

Which countries offer the best medical tourism options? Where can you find cheap hotel rooms? Do senior travel discounts still exist? These are a few of the questions that we attempt to answer in our travel tips section.

6 Ways to Make Your Next Travel Adventure a Remote One
2 months ago

6 Ways to Make Your Next Travel Adventure a Remote One

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Marion and Roger, a pair of Brits from 40 miles west of London, boarded the ship carefully. They’re in their 70s, and both are intrepid travelers. Read More

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
3 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 5 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro
3 months ago

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro

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We’ve all been there. We’re having a wonderful holiday making beautiful memories, but our bodies are just not cooperating. Indigestion, dehydration, and other digestive issues can put a damper on the best vacations. So, we’ve turned to nutrition expert Ashley Koff to learn all the dos and don’ts of travel nutrition. Enjoy the show! Read More

Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!
4 months ago

Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!

It’s hot, very hot! The turquoise blue water is glistening and there is only a gentle movement of waves as our ferry glides through Sydney Harbour on our way from Manly to Circular Quay. Read More

How Travelling on a Long-Distance Flight Can Be Relaxing and Transformational
4 months ago

How Travelling on a Long-Distance Flight Can Be Relaxing and Transformational

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People often complain about air travel and having to arrive two hours early for an international flight. The long check-in lines and going through immigration and security can be tedious. Read More

Why You Should Visit the Hinterlands… and How to Get More from Your Trip When You Get There
4 months ago

Why You Should Visit the Hinterlands… and How to Get More from Your Trip When You Get There

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So, you’ve bought your tickets and the dates are set. You’ve finally gotten up the gumption to give yourself the trip of a lifetime: a hike around magical Macchu Picchu, a kayaking trip on the Dalmatian Coast, or just a gentle exploration of gorgeous Cinque Terre, Italy. Let’s consider preparation. Read More

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation
4 months ago

Celebrate Earth Day the Active Way: 6 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Taking an Active Vacation

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April 22 is Earth day, so naturally, this is an especially appropriate month to consider all the ways we can help preserve our natural resources. April also brings nice weather in the Northern hemisphere and our thoughts go to summer trips we may want to take. Read More

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?
5 months ago

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?

My husband and I ‘fired’ the corporate world early! We had enough of late night teleconference calls. Not to mention we were tired of long hours spent commuting to work and the little time we had for ourselves and each other. Read More

Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs
6 months ago

Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs

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Have you ever had the urge to enter the wilderness with a backpack, but dismissed it as an impossibly silly dream, because you felt too old and out of shape? I am here to tell you that you can do it! You don’t need to be young, thin, athletic or tough. Here is my story. Read More

Senior Travel Tips: How to Deal with Foreign Authorities While Abroad
7 months ago

Senior Travel Tips: How to Deal with Foreign Authorities While Abroad

I exhaled a huge sigh of relief as I left the Police Station of Phuket, Thailand. I’d gotten off easy with a fine of $12 US, and a private payment of $90 US. That was all I had to pay for a traffic accident abroad. Read More

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