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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.

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

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

By  •  Travel

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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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

Train Travel Tips from the Man in Seat 61 (Video)
1 year ago

Train Travel Tips from the Man in Seat 61 (Video)

Like many women in our community, I love trains. In fact, I enjoy traveling by train more than any other form of transportation. I love the conversations that trains encourage, the stunning vistas that they offer and the opportunities for reflection and personal growth that they support. Read More

Five Great Train Journeys for Women Like Us (Video)
1 year ago

Five Great Train Journeys for Women Like Us (Video)

Setting aside the usual aging stereotypes, it’s clear that women over 60 love to travel. We love to explore the world and find new adventures. We love embracing new cultures and meeting new people.

But, this raises an interesting question. What is our favorite way to travel? Do the majority of us like to fly to exotic destinations? Or, would most of us prefer to travel by train? Read More

Tips for Finding the Best Senior Travel Discounts on Train Tickets (Video)
1 year ago

Tips for Finding the Best Senior Travel Discounts on Train Tickets (Video)

Is it still possible to find amazing senior travel discounts? This was the question that I posed to train expert, Mark Smith during our last interview. After all, if anyone would know how to find the best travel deals, it’s Mark. Read More

Why Train Travel is a Stress Free Alternative to Flying (Video)
2 years ago

Why Train Travel is a Stress Free Alternative to Flying (Video)

When was the last time that you really enjoyed taking a flight? Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, the idea of standing in line, dealing with grumpy passengers and eating airplane food probably isn’t too appealing. Read More

The Man in Seat 61 on Train Travel in Europe as an Older Adult (Video)
2 years ago

The Man in Seat 61 on Train Travel in Europe as an Older Adult (Video)

One thing that I know about the women in our community is that we love to travel. Of course, we may not always get to jet off to exotic destinations, but, we take every opportunity that we can to see the world. This could include taking a cruise, traveling by train or just driving to see the grandkids in the next city. Read More