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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.

What Travel Essentials Will You Never Leave Home Without?
3 years 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

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Trying Medical Tourism
3 years ago

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Trying Medical Tourism

Medical tourism involves leaving your home country to seek medical or dental care abroad. This is often done for cost reasons. Alternatively, some people simply want to combine their medical procedures with a well-deserved vacation. Read More

5 Senior Travel Tips You Need to Know
3 years ago

5 Senior Travel Tips You Need to Know

Many women in our community (myself included!) love to travel. Each of us has a bucket list of places that we would love to go once our family and work obligations start to fade. Read More

Why Are There So Many Senior Travel Scams? How Can You Protect Yourself?
3 years ago

Why Are There So Many Senior Travel Scams? How Can You Protect Yourself?

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We’ve all heard the stories – seniors scammed by telemarketers offering travel deals, or victimized by high-pressure salespersons. Travel scammers are out there, and they seem to have seniors in their sights. Why? Read More

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone
4 years ago

These 6 Solo Travel Tips Could Save Your Life – Advice for Women Traveling Alone

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There was a time when solo travel for women was unheard of. Well, not anymore!

Baby boomer women today are challenging stereotypes and living life on their own terms. They are exploring the world, even if they don’t have someone to travel with. Read More

Travel is a State of Mind, Not a Destination
4 years ago

Travel is a State of Mind, Not a Destination

Baby boomers have always embraced the spirit of travel. In our youth, we understood that it is not the destination, but the journey, that counts. So, we stuck out our thumbs, jumped in our friend’s VW vans, laced up our shoes and set out to explore the world. Read More

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren
4 years ago

6 Essential Tips for Traveling With Grandchildren

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If you are lucky enough to have grandkids, then you know how rewarding – and a frustrating – spending time with them can be. At their best, grandkids are a source of constant amusement and inspiration. At their worst, grandkids can turn a family outing into a family feud. Read More

Looking Beyond the Buildings – Getting the Most from Every Travel Adventure
4 years ago

Looking Beyond the Buildings – Getting the Most from Every Travel Adventure

I just got back to the hotel from another wonderful day in Prague. Over the last week, I really have caught the travel bug again. Ironically, as you may notice in today’s video, I also caught a nasty cold, but, that’s another story. Read More

Wondering How to Use Airbnb? Here Are 5 Tips
4 years ago

Wondering How to Use Airbnb? Here Are 5 Tips

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This is a guest post by Techboomers.com. One of the advantages of getting a little older is that you finally have more time to travel. But how do you balance having a rich getaway experience with being practical and economical? Read More

6 Reasons a Family Volunteer Vacation is Better than Disney World
4 years ago

6 Reasons a Family Volunteer Vacation is Better than Disney World

Where are you and your grandkids going on vacation this year? To the beach? On a cruise? To a theme park?

What if we told you there was a new way to travel that would give your family an unparalleled opportunity to experience the world together? One that allowed you to give back, learn about a new culture and enjoy some good ol’ fashioned quality time?

Intrigued? If so, we’ve got two words for you: volunteer vacation. Read More