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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.

The Joys of Educational Travel with Grandchildren
9 months ago

The Joys of Educational Travel with Grandchildren

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Smith College, in the 1960s, was a hotbed of social activism. Students on the all-female campus stood up not just for women’s rights, but for human rights.

One student in particular made her life’s work to make the world a better place. From contributing to President John F. Kennedy’s “War on Poverty” to serving in the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone to a career as a teacher, Lee has always believed that education is society’s great equalizer. Read More

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young
10 months ago

Senior Travel Secret: Hostels Are Not Just for the Young

Have you shied away from staying in hostels because you thought you were just not the right age?

Since 2013 we have been on the road continuously travelling and have stayed at many hostels in the last three years. I was hesitant at first; I thought there may be an age gap.

How wrong I was. Read More

How to Vacation Like a Millionaire with All-Inclusive Hotels
10 months ago

How to Vacation Like a Millionaire with All-Inclusive Hotels

I always travel like a millionaire – as in getting to and from a place – but I don’t always “vacation” like a millionaire. I’m perfectly fine with staying in a barebones eco-bungalow on the beach, or taking a rough and tumble road trip through the countryside and finding a B&B for the night. Because I live with a millionaire mentality, I always have a grand time. Read More

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them
11 months ago

6 Excuses that Stop Us from Traveling After 60 and What to Do About Them

Do you have fears that stop you travelling in general? Will 2017 differ from any other year?

We at To Travel Too recently asked 100 travellers over 60 to share what would stop them from travelling in 2017. The results are in and they are really interesting. Do any of their comments resonate with you? Read More

How a City Girl Fell in Love with the Magic of America’s National Parks in Her 50s
12 months ago

How a City Girl Fell in Love with the Magic of America’s National Parks in Her 50s

The U.S. National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016. As a committed city girl, I had somehow managed to live 20 years in the United States without setting foot in one of these amazing Parks. Read More

5 House Sitting Tips from Our Time in Australia, Ecuador, France and Mexico
1 year ago

5 House Sitting Tips from Our Time in Australia, Ecuador, France and Mexico

Have you considered house sitting? We have been house sitting since 2014 and have had 34 assignments in Australia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and France. Coming up next is Barbados for three months. Read More

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