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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.

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)
1 year 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)
1 year 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

5 Reasons Some Women Travel… and One Reason We All Should
1 year ago

5 Reasons Some Women Travel… and One Reason We All Should

Why do so many women over 60 put such a high priority on travel? Some argue that it helps them to feel energized and excited about life. Others want to be entertained. Still others might say that travel provides the perfect opportunity for learning. Read More

Are You Ready to Try House Sitting? Here’s How to Find Out
1 year ago

Are You Ready to Try House Sitting? Here’s How to Find Out

House sitting has been around for years. Maybe you assisted your family and friends by feeding their pets, looking after their homes and collecting their mail whilst they were away.

So why is “house sitting” the new buzz word when we have been doing it for years? Read More