Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith are nomadic semi-retirees, baby boomers, travellers, House Sitters and co-founders of To Travel Too https://totraveltoo.com. Their motto is “Age is no barrier when it comes to travel.” Although not yet pensioners, their goal is to travel the world on what is currently the Australian Age Pension of approx. AUD 33,716 (USD 25,110) per year, or AUD 92 (USD 69) per day for two people.

Latest Posts By Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith

4 days ago

A Jewel of Royal Proportions – Exploring Litomerice in the Czech Republic

Just a short 1-hour drive from the Czech Republic capital, Prague, the region of North Bohemia offers a lot for the visitor. From scenic landscapes, the River Elbe, picturesque historical towns, unique rock structures, chateaux, wineries, craft beer…

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2 months ago

The Legend of Ha Long Bay in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay, north of Hanoi in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh Province, is one of the country’s popular tourist attractions and also one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. The area abounds in beauty with its crystal blue waters and up to 2000 limestone…

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4 months ago

What 3 Weeks Organizing My Photos Taught Me About Downsizing

Are you downsizing? Did you struggle with some of your favorite possessions? Have you thought about downsizing your photos? One of our downsizing challenges was 60+ years of photos were stored in 5 large plastic storage containers that needed two people…

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5 months ago

Has Your Staycation Getaway Changed Much Since Covid?

The world has certainly changed since Covid first appeared back in 2020. As we all know, international travel has been off the agenda, and domestic staycations have been on the increase. Have you been able to take a staycation in your home…

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7 months ago

9 Unusual New Year’s Eve Traditions Around the World

Well, what a year it has been! Everyone is looking forward to 2021. So, let the celebrations begin! Let’s welcome in 2021 with hope, good health, and a positive outlook on life. How do you spend your New Year’s Eve? There are various…

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9 months ago

The Art of Packing for a Day Trip

In our current climate with travel restrictions in place around the world, day trips outside of our hometown are a way to feel that we are taking some well-deserved R & R. We normally pack everything in a carry-on for our…

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11 months ago

How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later

Seeing none of us has been able to travel this year, have you created a travel budget for next year? When you look at it, next year’s travel could be one of the biggest travel experiences you may have, but only if the borders are open…

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12 months ago

How to Make the Most of Local Attractions When You Can’t Go Far from Home

Many of us do not know when we will be able to travel again internationally or even further afield in our own country. If you are like me, I am feeling like I have cabin fever. I want to be able to get out and explore…

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1 year ago

Staycation – 9 Ideas for a Holiday at Home This Year

Who would have thought at the beginning of the year that we would all be ‘in lockdown’ with nowhere to go? In fact, not only nowhere to go, but not allowed to go…

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1 year ago

Do You Travel with a First Aid Kit?

First aid kits. Do you travel with one? If so, is it regularly updated before you venture off on your well-deserved vacation? We have been travelling with a small first aid kit since 2013…

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