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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.

The Crazy (Often Funny) Truth About Finding a Toilet While Traveling Abroad
4 days ago

The Crazy (Often Funny) Truth About Finding a Toilet While Traveling Abroad

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Most of us 60-somethings do a lot of research before we grab our bags and head off on a trip abroad. Read More

You Can Still Do it! 7 Travel Tips for Older Women Who Aren’t Feeling Their Healthiest
2 weeks ago

You Can Still Do it! 7 Travel Tips for Older Women Who Aren’t Feeling Their Healthiest

Travel has been an important part of my life. I have lived and traveled in Europe, Asia, and Latin America starting in my 20s until now. Travel makes the world come alive. I love meeting people, making friends, and learning about the different cultures. Read More

Travel Over 50: Top 10 Packing Tips from an Experienced Journey Lover
3 weeks ago

Travel Over 50: Top 10 Packing Tips from an Experienced Journey Lover

Are you a mature woman planning a trip in the near future? Or the spring or summer? When packing for a trip that would take a week or longer, you really must plan ahead for most contingencies. Read More

9 Useful Tips When Travelling as a Senior Couple on a Budget
3 weeks ago

9 Useful Tips When Travelling as a Senior Couple on a Budget

Budgets! You either hate them or love them. Since 2013, we have been nomads – travelling the world having adventures and writing for our lifestyle website To Travel Too. We have grown to love our travel budget!
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7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling
2 months ago

7 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Take with Her When Traveling

How daunting it is to pack for your holiday! It is confusing, tricky and frustrating, but I think I got it right – now, after 6 years.

Since 2013, I have been travelling the world. I first out with a 100-litre bag, then a 65-litre bag and now just with a carry on and a daypack. Read More

Senior Travel Tips: 5 Ways to Feel Comfortable on a Long-Haul Flight
2 months 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 months 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
3 months 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 months 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
3 months 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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