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Senior Tours

Senior tours offer the safety and security of a group, while still giving you the chance to explore. Find out about senior travel clubs, travel adventures and other amazing experiences here.

9 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

9 years ago

4 Senior Travel Programs for Women Who Love to Learn

Learning is a lifelong process and today’s travelers are combining learning with travel as never before. When it comes to senior travel, learning vacations offer opportunities to expand horizons, make new friends and stay mentally and physically fit.  Women can choose from many senior travel programs that include fun, enjoyable learning opportunities. Read More

9 years ago

Road Scholar Develops Educational Adventure Based on New PBS Series Wolf Hall

Most people have expressed at least a passing fascination with the story of England’s King Henry VIII. I remember studying the Tudor history in school and trying to keep track of all of his wives and their collectively tragic fates. Read More

9 years ago

Embracing the 3 P’s of Travel – People, Places and New Perspectives… My Road Scholar Trip Ends

Well, that’s it. After more than a week in beautiful, inspiring Prague, I’m on my way home. As I write this, I am sitting at a little coffee shop near the main train station in Prague. The sun is shining and the city is going about its business. This really has been an amazing trip.

Looking back at the last 9 days, it’s amazing to think how much Road Scholar managed to pack into this adventure. As I look back over my time in Prague, I am reminded of the “3 P’s” that make travel such a wonderful experience – people, places and new perspectives. Read More

9 years ago

Why I Love Combining Learning and Travel – My Amazing Prague Trip Continues

One of my favorite things about traveling is getting to dig deeper into the unique culture and history of the places that I visit. There’s nothing wrong with visiting a place to relax. But, for a truly meaningful experience, I find that nothing beats combining learning with travel. Read More

9 years ago

I’m on My Way to Prague for a Learning Adventure with Road Scholar!

As I sit here in my little 4-person couchette on the train from Zurich to Prague, I am reminded of everything that I love about travel. For starters, I just spent the last several hours with two lovely ladies, who shared their life stories and plans for the future. Read More

9 years ago

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: The Most Challenging Trip of My Life Was More Fulfilling Than I Ever Imagined

When it comes to picking destinations to experience, I’m a snob. The less-travelled, the better. Except for one place: Machu Picchu. There are few more iconic tourist destinations… but what if you’re not looking for a tourist experience? That’s why I went with Road Scholar. I wanted the physical challenge of hiking the 26-mile-long Inca Trail that leads to the mountaintop fortress and the chance to learn from Inca experts along the way. Read More

10 years ago

Are All-Inclusive Vacations Really a Good Deal? Sixty and Me Investigates!

What are all-inclusive vacations? In reality, there are many different ways to define “all-inclusive,” which presents travelers with a challenge. Read More

10 years ago

What Are the Best Senior Tours? You May Be Surprised

Once you have decided to go on a group tour, you will need to select a specific destination and itinerary. With so many tour operators to choose from, how do you find the best senior tours? Read More

10 years ago

Senior Travel Adventures: 6 Life-Changing Trips to Take in Your 60s

As a traveler, there are moments when find yourself in a new place and realize your life has changed. It may be while you are shopping in a busy market or walking along a beach at sunset. You may be visiting an ancient cathedral or viewing an iconic historical building. It is that moment when you realize something has switched on in your heart. Read More