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Is senior travel different than travel at other stages in our lives? Where can we find the best senior tours, cruises and travel adventures? Let’s discuss these fascinating topics together!

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?
2 years ago

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?

I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds. Read More

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…
2 years ago

The Secret Weapon Seniors Have to Find Cruise Deals is…

Back in the good old days, senior discounts actually meant something. A few decades ago, when there were fewer of us out there, being in your 60s or 70s really was a ticket to lower prices on cruises, trains and planes around the world. Read More

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60
2 years ago

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60

How lightly do you travel? Since 2010, I’ve flown and holidayed with carry-on luggage only. That’s a handy seven kilograms of clothes, shoes and toiletries. 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

6 Things to Do When Planning a Perfect Short Getaway in Florida
2 years ago

6 Things to Do When Planning a Perfect Short Getaway in Florida

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Sometimes you need a break but don’t have the time or budget for a big trip. Short little getaways can be the perfect solution.

For me, the combination of sun and sand can really set me right in a short amount of time. It makes me feel like I’ve stepped into a tropical paradise even though I may only be a couple of hours from home. Read More

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone
2 years ago

The Top 5 Reasons to Enjoy Traveling Alone

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Over the past week and a half, I have been traveling some for business and some for pleasure. And, I traveled solo. While that’s not something that bothers me, I know so many women who don’t like to travel alone. Read More

7 Reasons Why Melbourne Is a Perfect Holiday Destination for Women Over 60
2 years ago

7 Reasons Why Melbourne Is a Perfect Holiday Destination for Women Over 60

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Voted the World’s most liveable city for seven consecutive years, the city of Melbourne is one of our favourite cities to visit.

As the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne has no shortage of things to do and see. Melbourne is proud of its place as Australia’s sporting and cultural capital, but it’s the atmosphere that I love most! Read More

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail
2 years ago

3 Cruise Tips to Help You Stay Connected No Matter Where You Sail

One of the first tips that people give you when you tell them that you are going on a cruise is to “shut off” and enjoy the ride. On the surface, this seems like great advice. After all, couldn’t we all use a break from our computer screens and mobile phones? Well, I suspect that, for most of us, the answer would be “yes and no.” Read More

Adventure Travel is a Way of Mind: 5 Ways Make Boring Trips a Little Wilder
2 years ago

Adventure Travel is a Way of Mind: 5 Ways Make Boring Trips a Little Wilder

As far as adventure travel goes, I’ve been luckier than most. I’ve slept in desert tends, rainforest treehouses and mountain huts. I’ve trekked through the remotest areas of Myanmar and seen the Aurora borealis. Each and every adventure that I went on changed me in one or more fundamental ways. Read More

3 Things to Remember When Traveling with Your Grandchildren
2 years ago

3 Things to Remember When Traveling with Your Grandchildren

This is the story of a 74-year-old grandmother. Of course, this is my story, a story about how I joyfully help my family when they need me in summer, fall, winter or spring. Read More