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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!

A Salute to Journeywoman Founder Evelyn Hannon – The First Travel Blogger
2 months ago

A Salute to Journeywoman Founder Evelyn Hannon – The First Travel Blogger

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In April of this year, we lost a pioneer in women’s travel. Evelyn Hannon, the founder and editor of Jour-neywoman, passed away. She was, by all accounts, a private person…
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The Smart Way to Travel When You’re Over 60 and Going It Solo
2 months ago

The Smart Way to Travel When You’re Over 60 and Going It Solo

Solo travel can be daunting. Most of your life, someone else has handled the travel – the reservations, the research, the budgeting. Now, suddenly, for whatever reason – it’s up to you…

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The Importance of Being an Adventurous Traveler After 50
2 months ago

The Importance of Being an Adventurous Traveler After 50

As a generation, we have never liked the idea of being told how to behave. We didn’t accept society’s rules in the 60s and we don’t accept them now that we are in our 60s. Read More

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
2 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 6 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

The Heartwarming Story of an 89-Year-Old Grandma Who Visited 29 National Parks with Her Grandson
3 months ago

The Heartwarming Story of an 89-Year-Old Grandma Who Visited 29 National Parks with Her Grandson

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September 27th is World Tourism Day. Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated the day to recognize the good things that tourism does, including job creation, heightened …
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10 Active Holiday Options for Women Over 60 Who Like to Be on the Move
3 months ago

10 Active Holiday Options for Women Over 60 Who Like to Be on the Move

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You don’t have to be 20-something to enjoy an active holiday, and you don’t have to be super fit either. If you enjoy walking, cycling, or simply prefer to be more active than the traditional by-the-beach-break…
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Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
3 months ago

Living on a Cruise Ship: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 

On the surface, living on a cruise ship sounds like heaven. Just imagine. It’s 7am and you are awoken by the sunrise and the sounds of sea birds. You stretch, throw on a robe and make your way to your balcony. Moments later, your husband returns with two cappuccinos and a carafe of fresh orange juice. Read More

Singles Cruises for Seniors? Too Much Fun, or Too Much Hassle?
3 months ago

Singles Cruises for Seniors? Too Much Fun, or Too Much Hassle?

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Taking a singles cruise for seniors combines the advantages of a cruise vacation with the opportunity to meet people who also happen to be single. In this article we look into advantages and disadvantages of singles cruises for seniors…
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These Amazing Travel Programs Will Help You to Connect with Your Grandkids
3 months ago

These Amazing Travel Programs Will Help You to Connect with Your Grandkids

Children are natural born explorers. With a wild and wonderful sense of adventure, my little 2-year-old grandson Max loves leading me through his playground “jungle” in search of “meows” (aka cats). My 11-year-old grandson Jack is now questioning everything and with a maturing imagination, inspired by the fantasy lands of Harry Potter!
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Senior Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Comfortable on a Long-Haul Flight
3 months ago

Senior Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Comfortable on a Long-Haul Flight

If you’re planning an overseas holiday, you might not be looking forward to the long-haul flight. I recently flew 14 hours non-stop from Sydney to Johannesburg (and back again). These are my tips to travel comfortably in economy: Read More