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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!

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience
3 years ago

Why Traveling Alone with Your Grandchildren is a Great Bonding Experience

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Have you tried traveling with your grandchildren? If you haven’t, my husband and I heartily recommend the experience!

In recent years, multigenerational travel has become a growing market. An emerging subset based on this is grandparents and grandchildren are taking trips together, leaving the parents at home. Read More

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget
3 years ago

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget

Well, I certainly don’t have my own plane and can’t afford super luxury hotels on Lake Como. But when I look at the attributes of what is considered luxury travel, there are many ways I can accomplish them even on a budget. Read More

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!
3 years ago

Newly Widowed Grandmother Turns to Educational Travel to Rediscover Herself… and Succeeds!

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American expatriate Hester Witchey, 79, grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, where she taught elementary school for close to 40 years before retirement. Read More

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World
3 years ago

How My Alaskan Vacation Gave Me a New Perspective on Life and the World

As I sit here, feeling cozy back at home, my mug says “Alaska, the last frontier.” I am trying to keep the spirit of the amazing month of July alive in my thoughts. Read More

How I Learned to Avoid Senior Scams, While Traveling, the Hard Way
3 years ago

How I Learned to Avoid Senior Scams, While Traveling, the Hard Way

Do you think as Baby Boomers we­ are more of a target for thieves and scammers? Are we really that vulnerable? One thing I do know is that it is the most stressful part of travel if it happens to you. Read More

Ever Thought of Taking a Road Trip in Spain? What’s Stopping You?
3 years ago

Ever Thought of Taking a Road Trip in Spain? What’s Stopping You?

Does the idea of taking a road trip in Spain appeal to you?

Perhaps you remember when actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Chef Mario Batali made a 13-part TV series back in 2008 called “Spain On the Road Again.” They made the trip with food writer Mark Bittman and actress Claudio Bassols. Read More

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip
3 years ago

9 Cruise Packing List Omissions that Can Completely Ruin Your Trip

I remember wishing that I had created a cruise packing list before my first big adventure on the water. It was 1am and I had a splitting headache. Determined to get some sleep before my first day in a new city, I threw on my robe and hobbled down to the lobby, hoping to get some help from the woman at the reception desk. Read More

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!
3 years ago

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!

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Years ago, when I encountered any sort of problem or difficulty at work, I would tell my team not to worry. I would reassure them that I would just bring in my magic wand. Everything would be fine. Read More

Why a Kenya Safari Should Be On Every Older Woman’s Bucket List
3 years ago

Why a Kenya Safari Should Be On Every Older Woman’s Bucket List

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We all have a list of places we would like to see someday. Getting older, we suddenly realise the need to “Just Do It.” Read More

What My Pretend Honeymoon in Bali Taught Me About Life
3 years ago

What My Pretend Honeymoon in Bali Taught Me About Life

I never had a real honeymoon. You know how these things go. My ex-husband and I didn’t have the money and we couldn’t justify the time.

So it was that, as a 60-something-year-old divorced woman, I received an intriguing offer on my trip to Bali. I was asked to test drive a honeymoon experience with the luxury hotel group Alila. Read More