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Travel Tips and Plans

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.

3 days ago

Bali for Over 60s – A Journey of Serenity and Adventure

Bali, known as the Island of the Gods, has long captivated travelers with its enchanting landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality. While it’s often associated with youthful backpackers and honeymooners, Bali also holds a special allure…

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4 days ago

Guide to the Best Adventure Holidays for the Over 60s

Travel clearly tops the ‘to-do’ lists for many of us, with plans for the best trips of our lives so often put on hold until post-retirement, and an ever-increasing bucket list of one-off experiences just waiting to be worked through. Safari holidays, Machu Picchu…

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6 days ago

Top 5 Aerial Trams for Travelers!

One aspect of travel that’s often overlooked is transportation. Whether you travel by boat on a day trip, or by train over the course of several nights, your mode of transit within your overall travel plans can provide a singular perspective…

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7 days ago

Voluntourism Abroad – Ideas for You and Your Grandchild

I previously wrote about voluntourism here, touching on some of the necessary considerations. If voluntourism is something you’ve decided you’re passionate about, doing it with your grandchildren can be a way to not only enjoy skip-gen travel…

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3 weeks ago

Guide to the Best Greek Islands for Over 60s

Is a Greek adventure on your bucket list? Did you know that Greece has over 6000 islands and islets? Of those 6000 islands, only 227 are inhabited. There’s definitely no lack of choice when it comes to choosing a Greek Island to visit…

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3 weeks ago

Best Way to Use Packing Cubes – You’ll Never Travel Without Them Again!

Do you use packing cubes when you travel? If not, do you want to learn how to use them? My travel experiences completely changed when I discovered packing cubes. I never travel without them anymore. Packing cubes are small, lightweight bags designed…

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4 weeks ago

My Dream Trip to Northern Italy

Prior to September 2023, I’d visited Italy twice, once in my 40s and once at age 50. I was traveling solo then and opted to book with tour groups of around 20 people. The 1st visit was a food and wine tour through Tuscany and Umbria, the 2nd…

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1 month ago

How an Unplanned Trip Can Boost Your Energy

I am essentially a planner, but I love spontaneous events. There is something wild and wonderful about an unplanned experience in your life. Nothing too dramatic and certainly nothing bad – a sudden fall or, worse, a sudden death – are not part of my thinking…

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1 month ago

9 Pilgrimage Walks for Women Over 60

Have you been thinking of doing a pilgrimage walk? More and more women over 60 are slipping into their hiking boots and heading out to do long pilgrimage walks. Pilgrimage walks are multi-day walks taken for personal, spiritual, or religious reasons…

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1 month ago

Look What I Found! It’s a Golden Girls Pajama Party!

At the last second, my husband had to bail on an upcoming cruise. Family couldn’t swing it either, so I asked – as one does – the busiest woman on the planet if she’d like to be my plus-one. As busy women do, she quickly said yes and went about shutting…

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