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 months ago

Traveling Solo in Mexico as an Older Woman

Mexico is not only Cancun, tacos, and margaritas on the beach. It is an immensely diverse country with palm-lined beaches, pine-covered mountains, magical towns (yes, they are called “Pueblos Magicos”), and also ultra-modern cities..

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3 months ago

7 reasons to visit the Palio of Siena

Experiencing any event overseas can be a great way to get under the skin of the town or city where it takes place, but particularly if it’s an experience that’s essentially for locals rather than tourists. So many events today are staged…

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3 months ago

Protecting Your Passport While Traveling

When you’re planning a trip abroad, one of the most important items on your packing list is your passport. This small book is your ticket to exploring new countries and cultures, but it also contains a wealth of personal information…

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4 months 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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4 months ago

10 Travel Tips That Will Come in Handy

As a senior tour operator, I’ve been to many places, but this article is not about that. Instead, I’d like to cover some tips that will make your travel experience better, safer, and more enjoyable!

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4 months ago

Exploring 5 of Canada’s Most Beautiful Cities

After a two-year pause due to Covid, I am so pleased that travel is finally returning. We are all yearning to leave our homes and to explore exciting new destinations. I am blessed to live in Canada, one of the most beautiful countries in the world…

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4 months ago

Want to Share Your Adventures with Others? This Is a Great Audience!

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Yellowstone National Park. I have been quite fortunate to live close to the park most of my life and have enjoyed multiple yearly journeys to our country’s first national park over the last 5+ decades…

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5 months ago

The Galapagos: My Love Adventure

It was a long day! I flew from the west coast in the US. Most flights connect through Panama, a delightful airport. Then it is on to Guayaquil, Ecuador. If you make the same trip, I recommend spending a day there if you can. It is the largest city in Ecuador…

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5 months ago

How to Get an Authentic Travel Experience in Italy

Authentic travel. We’re all talking about it but what exactly makes a trip authentic? And more to the point, is it really possible to find authenticity on a fleeting one- or two-week holiday – and particularly if we’re partial to a touch of luxury?

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5 months ago

Finding – And Appreciating – Little Miracles in the Midst of a Crazy World

Sometimes, experiencing a “little miracle” through the eyes of a child can restore hope and renew our faith in the goodness of life as well. I recently had such an experience with two of my granddaughters…

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