Have you ever thought about how much money is spent on hotel rooms that barely get used while we travel? Would you travel more if your room and board was covered? Today we will talk with author, fashion expert, and the self-proclaimed “Queen of Ageing Disgracefully”, Penelope Whitely as she shares her best tips on how to become a world-travelling house-sitter. Enjoy the show!
I love to travel. Yet because I have someone at home undergoing medical treatments, it’s been hard to leave town. Instead, I’ve been booking walking tours in my hometown of Los Angeles.
According to the AARP, Boomers say they’re interested in authentic travel experiences that connect them with locals. Is this true for you?
When I was in my early 20s, I took a spring break from college to explore some of the magical Greek islands. Unfortunately, thousands of other curious travelers had the same idea!
Are you in your mid-60s? Do you have a few chronic diseases?
This combination changes the travel equation.
Why not look at how you like to spend your days at home and apply this to travel? At my home, in small town Manitoba, Canada, I let the days unfold. I don’t make big plans. I walk or cross-country ski close to home every day. I do this because I like it, but also because the research says this is good for me.
Imagine for a moment what a truly travel-filled life would look like for you if money were no object.
Maybe you’d spend a few weeks (or a few months) a year in a sunny beach town… sailing, surfing, enjoying the warm ocean.
A recent New York Times article argues that the statistics of violence done to female solo travelers are scary. Women traveling on their own, and there are vastly more of us of all ages now than ever before, are subject to all manner of dangers. We disappear, we get attacked, we die a brutal death.
Travel is perhaps one of the best ways you can learn about the world and about yourself. Not only do you get a breather from your routine, but you also get to immerse yourself in an entirely different culture and meet new people.
What do cooking shows, documentaries about history or architecture, or bird-watching have in common? You are bound to find a themed travel tour that can incorporate any one of these passions into a fascinating trip of a lifetime! If you’ve ever been curious to combine your particular interest with a travel adventure, you will really enjoy today’s video with Shila Desai.