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!

2 weeks ago

How to Navigate Post-Covid Travel

One key lesson that Covid has taught us is that life can be short and there is a new urgency to dig out the bucket list and make definite plans. Travel agents are talking about a shift in attitudes and bookings among their clients, moving their “someday I’ll do this…

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3 weeks ago

5 Great Destinations to Enjoy Fall Foliage

Right up there with winter wonderlands and summer beach days, fall foliage is an attraction of its own, drawing photographers, hikers and nature lovers to local forests, national parks and mountain slopes. If you live in a warmer climate, you might…

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3 weeks ago

My European River Cruise Discoveries

We had cruised on countless large ocean vessels, but never embarked on a small ship. River cruising was on our bucket list, and we were anxiously anticipating our Emerald 14-day Danube River Cruise itinerary going from Budapest to Amsterdam…

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1 month ago

How I Learned to Hike Solo while Staying Safe on the Trails

Wandering along a gently flowing creek on a warm summer day has been a favorite outing most of my life. I’ve never felt the urge to venture out on backpacking or backcountry excursions, but a day hike up into the hills…

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1 month ago

Adventure Is Exhilarating, but Before You Go – Know Your Limitations

Ellen hunched over the saddle like Quasimodo, hanging on, for dear life, to the saddle horn with one hand and the back of the saddle with the other, as Toni (her horse) trotted rapidly to keep up with the front of the herd…

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1 month ago

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

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…

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1 month ago

Before You Go… Don’t Forget Your Pets!

Making arrangements for your home or apartment before leaving for a vacation can feel like a daunting task when you think about all that needs to be done. Depending on how long you will be gone, you likely need to think about: having the mail/newspaper held…

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2 months ago

6 Unmissable Italian Regions for Wine Enthusiasts

How much do you know about wine? Can you identify an extravagantly-priced bottle compared to a cheaper one? Or explain why a particular wine paired with a specific dish really enhances your meal? Sometimes we know the answer instinctively…

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2 months ago

Planning to Travel Abroad? Here Are Important Financial Tips You Need to Know

Hooray!! You can finally take that trip abroad you’ve had to postpone for the past two years. Before you head to the airport, we want to share some important financial tips that will help you save money and avoid frustrating surprises after you arrive…

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2 months ago

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers

So, you’ve just booked your fantastic holiday or family vacation – now what? Getting ready to leave is much more complicated than just packing. There are so many arrangements that need to be made before leaving home. It doesn’t matter if…

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