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.

5 days ago

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

Most of us 60-somethings do a lot of research before we grab our bags and head off on a trip abroad. We make sure our passport is up-to-date, that we have the necessary visas, ensure we have proper immunization requirements…

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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…

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3 weeks ago

8 Ways to Enjoy a Long Layover While Traveling in Your 60s

How many times have you experienced delayed flights/trains when traveling as a mature woman? Did you feel exhausted? Worn out? Would you say you’re ready to give up travel because of that?

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1 month ago

6 Unmissable Gastronomic Experiences in Italy

Discovering and exploring local food is increasingly a significant part of our travelling experience, wherever we go. Even when the cuisine is fairly familiar to us – and for many of us, our diets include more and more international dishes and flavours…

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1 month ago

How Can You Possibly Afford to Travel Full Time?

As full-time travelers, my husband and I get asked this question all the time, “How do you afford it?” Simple answer, we do it on a budget. When we decided that we wanted to travel around the world, at our own pace, whether this would take two years…

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2 months ago

Yes, You Can Realize Your Travel Dreams at Any Age!

It seems that everybody has a bucket list these days, and for many of us that list includes travel. Even though my husband and I have been traveling together for over 20 years, our bucket list of places we want to go keeps getting longer…

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2 months ago

Best Winter Weather Destinations to Pre-Plan For

While most people tend to travel in the warmer months to soak up the sun, winter weather can be just as exciting – and more affordable, thanks to off-season travel deals. While certain destinations beckon beach lovers and summer hikers…

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2 months ago

Insider Tips to Make Your Next International Flight Trouble-Free

You’ve probably been reading about all the hassles with air travel this summer. Perhaps you’ve had the misfortune of experiencing them yourself.  Delays. Cancellations. Lost luggage. While delays and cancellations are beyond a passenger’s control…

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3 months ago

Which Are the Best Mediterranean Islands for a Walking Holiday?

A magnet for sun worshippers in spring and summer, the islands that dot the Mediterranean actually offer far more than gorgeous beaches lapped by translucent water. Dramatic mountainous landscapes, rugged coastal stretches…

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3 months ago

21 Days on Italy’s Amalfi Coast

Through the first two years of the pandemic, my husband and I saved our pennies and dreamed of a trip to the Amalfi Coast of Italy. I can’t even guess the number of travel videos and articles we viewed, planning our “someday” trip…

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