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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.

Senior Travel Tips: How to Deal with Foreign Authorities While Abroad
5 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

Practical House Sitting Tips from a Female Road Warrior
5 months ago

Practical House Sitting Tips from a Female Road Warrior

We all know what babysitting is. Been there, done that. House sitting, though – what is it? Join us in discussion with Penelope Whiteley who knows all about this new trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years. Enjoy the show! Read More

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman
6 months ago

How to Handle the Fear of a Health Emergency While Traveling as an Older Woman

This is the scenario no one wants to imagine. I went on an Alaskan cruise, healthy and fit, and ended up leaving the ship in an ambulance for the emergency room of the local Ketchikan hospital. Read More

The Joys of Educational Travel with the Grandkids: 4 Generations Experience Road Scholar
7 months ago

The Joys of Educational Travel with the Grandkids: 4 Generations Experience Road Scholar

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Claire Westdahl is a legacy. The 71-year-old retired nurse-midwife recently took her 10-year-old granddaughter Mae on her first Road Scholar educational adventure, walking in the footsteps of her mother, who took Claire’s then pre-teen son John on his first Road Scholar adventure over 30 years ago. Read More

5 Ways That Travel Can Cultivate a Sense of Inner Peace and Joy
8 months ago

5 Ways That Travel Can Cultivate a Sense of Inner Peace and Joy

At the beginning of this year, I decided to go on a journey to Bhutan with a stop-over in New Delhi for two days. It was the best decision I have come up with since deciding to move to Austin, Texas, two and a half years ago. Read More

Thinking About Traveling to Bali? Explore a Unique, Mystical and Exotic Island Culture
8 months ago

Thinking About Traveling to Bali? Explore a Unique, Mystical and Exotic Island Culture

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One of the best things about living in the Top End of Australia is its close proximity to Asia.

We love to holiday in Bali! Famed as a popular surfing hangout in the 70s, Bali still attracts millions of visitors each year. Read More

Help! I Need to Find an ATM! 4 Tips for Locating an ATM While Traveling
8 months ago

Help! I Need to Find an ATM! 4 Tips for Locating an ATM While Traveling

Where are all the ATMs near me? It’s a question that every single one of us has asked at one time or another while in another country. After all, very few of us like to travel with huge bundles of cash and not every shop accepts credit cards, especially for small amounts. Read More

7 Travel Mistakes Almost All Women Over 60 Make
8 months ago

7 Travel Mistakes Almost All Women Over 60 Make

Many of us love to travel, but we don’t like the hassles that can come with it. Travel can involve long days, unexpected delays, missed connections and long lines at security checkpoints. Days spent in transit can leave us feeling frustrated and exhausted. Read More

11 Tips for Enjoying a Short Trip to Porto, Portugal
9 months ago

11 Tips for Enjoying a Short Trip to Porto, Portugal

When Lonely Planet listed Porto as one of their ‘must see’ destinations for 2017 we just had to include it in our itinerary for the year. Read More

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day
11 months ago

10 Tips for How to Travel on a Budget of $72 a Day

We are celebrating another full travel year on budget! This article summarizes our 2nd year of travelling the world on USD $72 for a couple per day. It is much cheaper for us to travel the world than to sit on the couch in our hometown of Sydney, Australia. Read More

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