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Travel Tips

Which countries offer the best medical tourism options? Where can you find cheap hotel rooms? Do senior travel discounts still exist? These are a few of the questions that we attempt to answer in our travel tips section.

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

5 Easy Ways to Find Your Type of Adventure at Age 60 and Beyond
2 weeks ago

5 Easy Ways to Find Your Type of Adventure at Age 60 and Beyond

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Are you seeking adventure in your life but are not sure how to find what may fit you best? One of the rewards of getting older is we have more time, expendable income, and confidence about what we want…
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12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60
2 weeks ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

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At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English. Read More

5 Tips for a Better Travel Experience After 70
3 weeks ago

5 Tips for a Better Travel Experience After 70

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Galvanized by the Venice Biennale, I have just returned from a 23-day trip to Italy. This every-other-year international art exhibition goes from May to November and always recharges my creative juices…
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How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro
1 month ago

How to Avoid Tummy Trouble While Travelling: Here’s Some Healthy Travel Eating Advice from a Pro

We’ve all been there. We’re having a wonderful holiday making beautiful memories, but our bodies are just not cooperating. Indigestion, dehydration, and other digestive issues can put a damper on the best vacations…
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How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List
1 month ago

How to Create the Perfect Light Travel Packing List

What’s your preferred style of packing? Do you throw everything into your bag – without planning – the night before departure? Or do you prepare and plan everything at least a week before? Guess which one I am! Read More

Think Twice about Trying a “Fish Pedicure” on Your Next Mid-Life Vacation
1 month ago

Think Twice about Trying a “Fish Pedicure” on Your Next Mid-Life Vacation

For me, a big part about going on vacation is having the opportunity to try new things that I probably would never try, nor would have access to, at home. So, I was more than a little intrigued when a friend told me she had a “fish pedicure”…
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How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget
2 months ago

How to Travel Like a Queen on a Retirement Budget

Well, I certainly don’t have my own plane and can’t afford super luxury hotels on Lake Como. But when I look at the attributes of what is considered luxury travel, there are many ways I can accomplish them even on a budget. Read More

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert
2 months ago

12 Ways to Save Money and Have Fun as a Staycation Expert

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Are you already a staycation expert? Have you ever thought of becoming a tourist in your own home town? The stay-at-home vacation is becoming increasingly popular and with these immediate benefits, it’s no wonder.
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4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60
2 months ago

4 Ways to Escape the Summer Travel Nightmare After 60

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Are you in the middle of your summer travel? Are you experiencing overbooked flights, long waits at airports and high costs to boot? Most airlines now offer seating, eating and baggage choices for the discerning traveler. Read More