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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!

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

5 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50
2 years ago

5 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50

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It’s finally time to give yourself permission to play. But where on earth to begin?

With the plethora of choices available, the challenge is picking the perfect adventure. If you’ve never done this before it can be daunting. So much so that we can easily end up going to a safe default, like Hawaii. Or Florida. Or the next state over. Read More

If Travel in Your 60s Tires You Out, Try Slow Travel
2 years ago

If Travel in Your 60s Tires You Out, Try Slow Travel

In a previous article, I introduced the concept of slow travel. It’s about traveling less and seeing more. Doing less and enjoying it more. Or staying longer and well, traveling more slowly. Today, I’m sharing more ideas for traveling comfortably in today’s harried environment. Read More

4 Slow Travel Experiences That Allow for Adventure at a Relaxed Pace
2 years ago

4 Slow Travel Experiences That Allow for Adventure at a Relaxed Pace

Slow travel is not so much about how fast you navigate a new place. It reflects a philosophy of life. Fast travel is active, busy and hurried. It can be an impatient and frantic way of visiting a new place. Read More

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel
2 years ago

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and countries. It would be just like the days of my youth: me, a carry-on, hopping on and off trains and trams, feeling light and free. Read More

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s
2 years ago

5 Secrets to Having a Great Trip to Europe in Your 60s

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Thinking about finally making that great trip to Europe? Whether you travel regularly, or your trip is a once in a lifetime opportunity, when it comes to taking that big vacation abroad, you want to make the most of every moment. 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

5 Ways to Enjoy a Unique Love Affair with Italy
2 years ago

5 Ways to Enjoy a Unique Love Affair with Italy

Living in Switzerland gives me easy access to France, Germany, Austria and Lichtenstein. But it is my proximity to Italy that has enabled a love affair that grows with every visit. Read More

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure
2 years ago

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure

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I lay on the comfortable bed in the dark, listening to the birds outside. Most of the time I was sleeping. Read More

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders
2 years ago

Sharing a Cabin on a Singles Cruise? Don’t Make These 7 Horrible Blunders

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One of the worst things about taking a cruise alone is having to deal with the dreaded single supplement. As a solo woman traveler, your options are fairly limited. You can either pay 25% to 100% more for the privilege of having your own room. Or, you can find someone to pair up with. Read More