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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.

Need a Senior Travel Companion? How About Your High School BFF?
7 months ago

Need a Senior Travel Companion? How About Your High School BFF?

We walked to high school every day. Now we are recently retired with children grown and husbands gone. This week we’re going on a big walk together, in the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone and Glacier. A girly road trip in the wild American west. No reservations, just adventure. Move over Thelma and Louise! Read More

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget
7 months ago

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget

Well, I certainly don’t have my own plane and can’t afford super luxury hotels on Lake Como. But when I look at the attributes of what is considered luxury travel, there are many ways I can accomplish them even on a budget. Read More

How I Learned to Avoid Senior Scams, While Traveling, the Hard Way
8 months ago

How I Learned to Avoid Senior Scams, While Traveling, the Hard Way

Do you think as Baby Boomers we­ are more of a target for thieves and scammers? Are we really that vulnerable? One thing I do know is that it is the most stressful part of travel if it happens to you. Read More

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!
10 months ago

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!

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Years ago, when I encountered any sort of problem or difficulty at work, I would tell my team not to worry. I would reassure them that I would just bring in my magic wand. Everything would be fine. Read More

Hotels, B&Bs and Camping Sites: Where Do You Love to Stay When You Travel?
11 months ago

Hotels, B&Bs and Camping Sites: Where Do You Love to Stay When You Travel?

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Being in the travel industry all my life has given me access to many different styles of lodgings. From large all-inclusive resorts to small family owned boutique style hotels and everything in between. Although I did draw a line at tents… camping is not for me! Read More

Can Travel Help You to Experience Healthy Aging? Road Scholar Says “Yes!”
11 months ago

Can Travel Help You to Experience Healthy Aging? Road Scholar Says “Yes!”

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Travel is energizing, relaxing and wonderfully transformative. It is also good for your health.

A recent CNN show even claimed that travel for pleasure can add years to your life. Perhaps this is because activities associated with travel, like walking and social engagement are good for both the brain and body. Read More

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List
11 months ago

Travelling the World in Retirement with Only a Carry-on, Plus Our Packing List

Our lifestyle is now minimalistic so our travel style should represent the same.

Since 2013, we have travelled the world with too much luggage. Do you know the feeling? How many times have you packed clothes or even shoes that you didn’t even wear? Our goal was to travel lighter and smarter! Read More

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali
11 months ago

7 Powerful Life Lessons From My Trip to Bali

I’m sitting in my little hotel in Bali, packing my bags to come home to Switzerland, my head full of memories and my heart full of love for this wonderful island and its amazing people. Read More

Sustainable Tourism After 60: How to Protect the Environment for Your Grandkids
11 months ago

Sustainable Tourism After 60: How to Protect the Environment for Your Grandkids

Most women in our community travel to relax, rewind and rejuvenate.

In the west, we live hectic lives and often feel stressed and over committed. Some of us – present company included – spend too much time online. Others live in busy towns and cities, where we practice unhealthy eating habits and live with toxic air. Read More

The Art of Pampering Yourself on the Road: My 5 Favorite Massages in Bali
11 months ago

The Art of Pampering Yourself on the Road: My 5 Favorite Massages in Bali

When it comes to assessing my favorite massage experience in Bali, I have to admit it’s a bit like asking me to choose my favorite child. Read More