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About Wendy Edwardson

Wendy Richards Edwardson is a late bloomer. She became a college student, travel consultant, blogger, aspiring author, and entrepreneur, all after her 50th birthday. She focuses on intelligent travel, independent thinking, and living a fearless, exciting, and eclectic life. You can visit her website at www.fortunatefewtravel.ca
Latest Posts | By Wendy Edwardson
How Do You Battle Obsession After 60? My Sweet Tooth Closed the Deal
2 months ago

How Do You Battle Obsession After 60? My Sweet Tooth Closed the Deal

You know what I’m talking about. You walk into an office and there, on the receptionist’s desk, sits that innocent bowl of candy tempting you. Not one of those bowls with unwrapped morsels and a scoop. I won’t touch them. Who knows what grubby little fingers have been in there? Read More

Preview of Coming Attractions – the Travel Industry Reboot
3 months ago

Preview of Coming Attractions – the Travel Industry Reboot

By  •  Travel

Hotel chains will streamline, airlines consolidate, and sadly, some tour operators will close their doors. It might be time for a travel industry reboot. I refuse to stress over things I cannot change…
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4 Ways to Keep Your Travel Life on Track While Staying Safe!
4 months ago

4 Ways to Keep Your Travel Life on Track While Staying Safe!

By  •  Travel

I’m a glass half full kind of person. I truly believe that in a few months the coronavirus chaos will be behind us and something else will have taken its place…
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Traveling in Dodgy Times: What Can You Do to Stay Safe?
6 months ago

Traveling in Dodgy Times: What Can You Do to Stay Safe?

By  •  Travel

If you are anything like me, you must be wondering (if you’ll pardon the old adage) whether the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Truth be told, there really isn’t anything new under the sun…
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Making Your 2020 Travel Plans? Here Are 8 Exquisite Travel Options You Shouldn’t Miss!
6 months ago

Making Your 2020 Travel Plans? Here Are 8 Exquisite Travel Options You Shouldn’t Miss!

By  •  Travel

Generally speaking, those who love boutique travel are seeking to escape the crowds, identical hotel rooms and nose-to-tail tourist attractions. They are looking for low key and authentic…
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7 Tips That Can Get Any Boomer Woman to Pack Her Travel Bags Today
8 months ago

7 Tips That Can Get Any Boomer Woman to Pack Her Travel Bags Today

By  •  Travel

A few weeks ago, I lost my sister due to complications from diabetes. She was 69 years young and, although her health was never what it should have been, it was still sudden and unexpected…
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Expedition Cruising: A Fulfilling Way to See the World as a Curious Boomer Woman
12 months ago

Expedition Cruising: A Fulfilling Way to See the World as a Curious Boomer Woman

By  •  Travel

As access to our world grows easier, travelers want to experience it all, especially the 60+ baby boomers and beyond. We want to share it with our partners, families, grandchildren, and friends…
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Tips for Choosing a River Cruise
1 year ago

Tips for Choosing a River Cruise

By  •  Travel

Choosing a river cruise can well be like trying to order a meal. What type of bread, which soup, what dressing, how do you want your steak? Every year more and more boats are on the rivers. Which one suits your appetite and bank account? I guarantee once you read this, you will be calling an expert. Read More

8 Tips for Choosing a Cruise You Will Actually Love!
1 year ago

8 Tips for Choosing a Cruise You Will Actually Love!

By  •  Travel

“I tried cruising once; I don’t think it’s for me.” This is usually said after accompanying a friend on a cruise that you had no say in choosing. Well, here’s the caveat. Those who decide they didn’t enjoy their cruise were most likely on the wrong ship! Read More

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age
2 years ago

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age

As someone who has spent her entire life on the peripheral, I know all about being a square peg in a round world. As a once attractive young woman who desperately wanted to fit in, I would never have thought to say anything that ran contrary to popular opinion. Read More