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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.

5 years ago

Top 10 Gifts That Will Be Appreciated by a Light Mature Traveller

The festive season is fast approaching, and a large portion of the population will head to the stores to buy gifts. But do you know what to get your sister, friend, or mother who loves to travel lightly? To make it easy on you, I’ve put together a list of gift ideas for light travellers. Read More

6 years ago

6 Ways to Find Amazing Senior Travel Discounts and Budget Travel Options

Women over 60 are often eager to travel and see the world. In fact, traveling is one of the things that many women most look forward to in retirement.

Unfortunately, some people feel that they just can’t afford the luxury of travel. So, to help you reach your dream destination faster, here are a few ideas for how you can save money on your travel costs. Read More

6 years ago

8 Tips to Help You Clear Airport Security Fast with Carry-On Only (Consider #4!)

Airports can be stressful. This could be your first trip and negotiating the maze of buildings is challenging. There are so many people, corridors, signs, shops and distractions. Read More

6 years ago

Do You Love to Travel by Train? What Was the Best Train Trip You Ever Took?

I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds. Read More

6 years ago

How to Plan, Prepare and Pack Light for Stress-Free Travel After 60

How lightly do you travel? Since 2010, I’ve flown and holidayed with carry-on luggage only. That’s a handy seven kilograms of clothes, shoes and toiletries. Read More

6 years ago

5 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Adventure Vacation After 50

It’s finally time to give yourself permission to play. But where on earth to begin?

With the plethora of choices available, the challenge is picking the perfect adventure. If you’ve never done this before it can be daunting. So much so that we can easily end up going to a safe default, like Hawaii. Or Florida. Or the next state over. Read More

6 years ago

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and countries…

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6 years ago

17 Toiletry and Makeup Essentials for Women Travellers Over 60

For those of us who travel with only a carry-on, what we carry in our toiletries bag can have us ‘pulling our hair out’ with all the regulations in place…

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6 years ago

Love to Travel? Why Getting Sick Overseas Is Sometimes the Best Adventure

I lay on the comfortable bed in the dark, listening to the birds outside. Most of the time I was sleeping. Read More

6 years ago

Looking for Affordable Travel? Be a Tourist in Your Home Town!

It’s hot, very hot! The turquoise blue water is glistening and there is only a gentle movement of waves as our ferry glides through Sydney Harbour on our way from Manly to Circular Quay. Read More