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Travel

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!

Is it Possible to Find No Single Supplement Cruises? You Bet! (Video)
4 years ago

Is it Possible to Find No Single Supplement Cruises? You Bet! (Video)

What’s the worst part of cruising alone? If you said, “the single supplement,” you’re not alone. When I speak with the solo travelers in our community, this additional cost comes up again and again. It’s not just that we hate paying more money – it feels like there is something deeply unfair about penalizing single travelers. Read More

4 Adventure Cruises for Dynamic Older Women – Antarctica, Galapagos, Mekong and Ganges (Video)
4 years ago

4 Adventure Cruises for Dynamic Older Women – Antarctica, Galapagos, Mekong and Ganges (Video)

When you think about cruising, what images pop into your mind? Do you dream of crystal clear waters and gentle salt breezes? Or, do you imagine arriving in exotic ports and sampling local cuisine at a leisurely pace? Read More

Finding the Best Balance Between Fast and Slow-Paced Travel as an Older Adult
4 years ago

Finding the Best Balance Between Fast and Slow-Paced Travel as an Older Adult

In terms of travel, the last few months have been incredible for me. First, I had the opportunity to join Road Scholar on a trip to Prague. On this adventure, I learned just how fun group travel can be. Read More

Senior Tours: 6 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s
4 years ago

Senior Tours: 6 Once in a Lifetime Trips to Take in Your 60s

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As we enter our 60s, we women realize that we have had many “once in a lifetime” experiences. Perhaps we’ve raised children or been present at the birth of a beloved grandchild. Maybe we’ve started a business or found profound fulfillment in volunteering to help others. Read More

6 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Spend Less and Experience More (Video)
4 years ago

6 Cruise Tips and Tricks to Help You Spend Less and Experience More (Video)

For many older women, including myself, taking a cruise is the ultimate vacation. Cruising offers the opportunity to “shut off” from the world for a few days, or weeks, while you rejuvenate your body and soul. Read More

The Rise of the Mature Solo Traveller
4 years ago

The Rise of the Mature Solo Traveller

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Do you think going on holiday by yourself sounds, well, frankly, a little sad? Is being a solo traveller safe in today’s crazy world? What about the dreaded single person supplement which forces you to pay extra for the solo trip? Read More

Why Train Travel is Perfect for Older Women: My Interrail Experience
4 years ago

Why Train Travel is Perfect for Older Women: My Interrail Experience

My travel experiences have never really matched those of my peers. While my college friends were traveling through Europe, in the 1970s, I was busy working full-time to finance a university degree. Then, at age 25, just as my friends were settling down to married life, I took a 3-month trip to India, travelling from Delhi to Jaipur and Calcutta to Chennai by train. Read More

Road Scholar’s “Living and Learning” Programs Offer 6-Week Language and Cultural Adventure
4 years ago

Road Scholar’s “Living and Learning” Programs Offer 6-Week Language and Cultural Adventure

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Baby Boomers were one of the first generations to discover the world through their college study abroad programs. Statistics show that we acquired passports at a younger age than our parents. Read More

Why Are There So Many Senior Travel Scams? How Can You Protect Yourself?
4 years ago

Why Are There So Many Senior Travel Scams? How Can You Protect Yourself?

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We’ve all heard the stories – seniors scammed by telemarketers offering travel deals, or victimized by high-pressure salespersons. Travel scammers are out there, and they seem to have seniors in their sights. Why? Read More

My Cooking Holiday in Italy: New Tastes, New Friends and New Perspectives
4 years ago

My Cooking Holiday in Italy: New Tastes, New Friends and New Perspectives

There are some memories from my childhood that I find particularly strong and emotional. One is watching my mom prepare mince pies at the holidays. They always tasted delicious and I would sometimes burn my tongue on the hot filling in my eagerness to take that first bite. She was a great cook! Read More