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About Jane and Duncan Dempster-Smith

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
Do You Travel with a First Aid Kit?
3 months 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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Pack It or Buy It? 9 Tips on Saving Space and Money When Traveling on a Budget
4 months ago

Pack It or Buy It? 9 Tips on Saving Space and Money When Traveling on a Budget

Do you enjoy packing for a forthcoming trip? Do you agonise time and time again on what to take or what not to take? We have been on the road travelling as digital nomads since 2013…
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Looking for Friendly Boomer Destinations? Here Are 3 You Will Surely Enjoy
6 months ago

Looking for Friendly Boomer Destinations? Here Are 3 You Will Surely Enjoy

We have been travelling the world full time since 2013, and in our travels, we have found some great destinations that we have enjoyed. We think that you will enjoy them too…
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9 Useful Tips When Travelling as a Senior Couple on a Budget
7 months ago

9 Useful Tips When Travelling as a Senior Couple on a Budget

Budgets! You either hate them or love them. Since 2013, we have been nomads – travelling the world having adventures and writing for our lifestyle website To Travel Too. We have grown to love our travel budget!
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7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
8 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 6 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

10 Tips on Driving the Champagne Route of France in Your 60s
2 years ago

10 Tips on Driving the Champagne Route of France in Your 60s

Who enjoys drinking French champagne? Or, more accurately, who doesn’t?

French champagne conjures up images of special celebrations, a touch of luxury or just those unique, unforgettable moments in your life. There is nothing that I like more than a chilled ‘glass of bubbles’ any time of the day. Read More

What’s the Best Luggage for Older Women On the Go? Let’s Unpack the Answer!
2 years ago

What’s the Best Luggage for Older Women On the Go? Let’s Unpack the Answer!

What type of traveller are you?

Are you the one that agonises over your travel outfits, pulls out the biggest suitcase, fills it up with all your favourite dresses, tops, trousers, scarves and 20 pairs of shoes for a week’s holiday and then only wears two outfits the whole time? Read More

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60
2 years ago

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60

Do you find it a struggle packing for your next trip? More often than not, packing clothes and shoes is the most difficult part. For those of us who travel with only a carry-on, what we carry in our toiletries bag can have us ‘pulling our hair out’ with all the regulations in place. Read More

Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!
2 years ago

Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!

It’s hot, very hot! The turquoise blue water is glistening and there is only a gentle movement of waves as our ferry glides through Sydney Harbour on our way from Manly to Circular Quay. Read More

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?
2 years ago

Is the Life of a Roving Retiree for You?

My husband and I ‘fired’ the corporate world early! We had enough of late night teleconference calls. Not to mention we were tired of long hours spent commuting to work and the little time we had for ourselves and each other. Read More