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!

7 years ago

Why “Transition Travel” is Perfect for Reinventing Your Life after 60

When I got divorced, there were only two things I wanted to do – dye my hair blonde and travel the world. The first was easy and my new look sent a clear signal that I was changing, inside and out. So, I dyed my hair right away and got myself some new clothes, a gym membership and fridge full of healthy food.

My travel plans took longer to formulate. There was a deeper transformation going on inside me that needed more personal reflection. All I knew was that travel would be a big part of it. Read More

7 years ago

Three Generations Embark upon an Educational Adventure in Yellowstone with Road Scholar

Families today lead incredibly hectic lives. Children’s schedules are filled with academic and social pursuits, parents are working and parenting full-time and grandparents often live far away and have busy lives of their own. As a result, it becomes increasingly difficult for all of the generations to come together to catch up, share stories and build lifelong memories. Read More

7 years ago

Do You Prefer to Travel Alone or with a Partner?

One of the best things about turning 60 is that you finally have a bit more time to travel. Perhaps more importantly, with your kids out of the house and building their own lives, you once again have the flexibility to choose where you go and with whom. You can decide to jet off around the world by yourself or you can find a travel partner to explore the world with. The choice is completely yours! Read More

7 years ago

Senior Travel Tips for Combining Group Travel and Solo Travel

Are you a solo traveler or group explorer? Do you enjoy the independence and freedom of touring without a schedule, free of other people slowing you down?  Or do you thrive in a group, where everything is organized for you? As I discovered on my latest Road Scholar adventure, it’s possible to have the best of both worlds. Read More

7 years ago

6 Travel Destinations for Truly Adventurous Boomer Women

One of the best things about traveling in your 50s and 60s is that you have the experience to know what you love and the energy to explore the world on your own terms. Read More

7 years ago

Forget Rocking Chairs! Boomers Are Rocking and Rolling in Retirement

Not too long ago, retirement was a time of relaxation and “aging gracefully.” Well, if playing golf, knitting and reading in your rocking chair is your idea of a good time, more power to you. But, taking it easy is no longer your only option. As we reach retirement age, more boomers than ever are saying no to rocking chairs and yes to rocking and rolling around the world. Read More

7 years ago

What’s the Best Way to Travel After 60? By Train, by Plane or…?

At Sixty and Me, we’re on a mission to help women over 60 to make new friends, learn new things and find happiness. Few activities can help you do all three of these more than travel. Read More

7 years ago

My Encore Career in Africa

After a long but profitable career in high tech marketing and sales, I wanted to have more impact on people’s lives while still using the skills, knowledge and experience I had acquired at work. But how to reinvent myself? Read More

7 years ago

Why Travel is Such a Great Way to Make Friends as an Adult (Video)

I was recently scanning through my 600 Facebook friends when I realized that less than 10% of them regularly interact with my posts or engage in conversations with me. In total, perhaps only 10-15 people regularly engage in dialogues that demonstrate a deep and meaningful interest in my life, work and passions. I’m not criticizing, by the way. I know how busy life can get. But, it’s still interesting how much we have come to rely on surface-level interactions with the people we care about. Read More

7 years ago

6 Travel Destinations for Truly Adventurous Baby Boomers

One of the best things about traveling in your 60s is that you have the experience to know what you love and the energy to explore the world on your own terms. For many baby boomers, this means leaving the beach towel at home and looking for something a bit more adventurous.

If this sounds like you, here are a few adventurous travel destinations that will show you unexpected vistas, while introducing you to other people who like to live on the wild side. Read More