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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.

6 hours 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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2 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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2 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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3 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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4 weeks 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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1 month ago

Travel Clothes for Women Over 60

Fashion choices for women over 60 have evolved, and this extends to travel clothes too. You no longer need to sacrifice style for comfort. Whether you’re exploring new destinations, strolling through city streets, or going on a domestic cruise…

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1 month ago

Lobsters, Laughter – And Life Lessons

I had a dream trip planned for August of 2020, but we all know what happened that year. COVID put an end to everyone’s travel plans. That summer, I had planned to take my oldest granddaughter to Prince Edward Island to celebrate her 12th birthday…

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2 months ago

7 Reasons to Choose a Mountain Holiday Over a Beach Break

What sort of person are you? Introverted? Sociable? More of a thinker than an extrovert? And do any of those personality traits have any bearing on what sort of holidays you take? Search online and you’ll find multiple quizzes to determine…

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