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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.

Five Great Train Journeys for Women Like Us (Video)
11 months 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)
11 months 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)
11 months 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)
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner
12 months ago

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner

Boomers are already out in numbers traveling the world. It’s March and the march is on. Let the travel season begin. Read More

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag
1 year ago

Packing Challenge: 3 Weeks – 2 Climates – 1 Bag

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Last year, as I prepared for a spring trip to Europe, I thought about all of the different activities and climates I would need to plan for. There would be sunny beaches in Spain, cold and wet hikes in Ireland and of course the fantastic dinners and dances with my friends. Read More

What Travel Essentials Will You Never Leave Home Without?
1 year ago

What Travel Essentials Will You Never Leave Home Without?

I remember the day that I added a “money belt” to my list of travel essentials like it was yesterday. A few years ago, I was visiting some friends in Milan, when someone bumped into me in a crowded street. I looked around, annoyed at being almost knocked over, but, I couldn’t see who was responsible. Read More