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June 25, 2013

Airbnb: No-Hotel Travel for All Ages

…learned something new about myself: I really enjoy staying in a “real” neighborhood and being a traveler, not a tourist. Peer-to-Peer Networking for Seniors Peer-to-peer networking is a fast-growing trend:…

August 28, 2019

Travel solo? No problem!

…away any worries about being isolated and alone. Janice Waugh, founder of the website Solo Traveler and author of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook , says “I love traveling solo because…

October 19, 2016

The Freebird Club: A New AirBnB Just for Seniors

…forward three-and-a-half years to September, 2016 and the launch of The Freebird Club, an international, peer-to-peer travel and homestay club for people age 50 and older. Just three weeks post-launch,…

July 8, 2013

11 Tips for No-Hotel Travel

As more and more seniors take to the Internet, peer-to-peer travel is fast becoming an all-ages phenomenon. And that’s a good thing. But whether you’re renting a Paris apartment on…

July 16, 2013

Couchsurfing for Seniors: Much More Than a Free Place to Stay

Peer-to-peer travel: It’s a growing movement made possible by the Internet. Recently, we wrote about Airbnb.com (click here to read that). Here’s another, even cheaper and friendlier way to connect…

February 12 | 1:00pm2:15pm EST

Lecture: Online Travel Sites

Learn the basics of using online travel sites to find the best fares and rates for just about any destination. We’ll take a look at some of the most common…

May 3, 2016

Seniors Traveling Solo: Some Great Solutions

Today, more older Americans are traveling solo — and that doesn’t mean they’re looking for a mate. Solo travelers say they love their own company, want to make their own…

April 4, 2013

Toolbar: Travel Armchair-Style with Fotopedia Heritage

…it to all the amazing places we’d like to visit (or see everything we want to see while we’re there), but armchair traveling is one way to get a taste…

May 30, 2014

On the Road: Apps, Sites, Gadgets & Tips

…it This week, with summer travel season heating up, she’s sharing her favorite tech for your next road trip. I adored travel when I was young – throwing a few…

May 15

Travel Week Finale: The Venice Simplon Orient Express

How else to end Travel Week but with a peek inside the most famous and luxurious train line of all – the Venice Simplon Orient Express? It’s actually a two-for,…

December 7, 2012

Oh, for the Glory Days of Travel

I was out being abused by the airlines this week. I started to write about it, but it occurred to me that fondly remembering the days when air travel was…

January 31, 2020

Tired of Air BnB? Try these.

…Club. Instead of $120-a-night hotels, the travel club stays cost him a “tip” of $30 a night. For travel in the United States, the tip is only $20. And that…

May 4, 2013

Linky Sunday: Cheaper Travel, Depression & Alzheimer’s, Seasonal Jobs for Seniors

…to read more about the study. Cheaper travel online. With summer coming up, we were happy to see a good article on Gizmodo about how cut travel costs by using…

May 26, 2013

Linky Sunday: Cinnamon & Alzheimer’s, Work Abroad, Travel Scholarships

…a proper diet.” Click here to read more. Apply for an educational-travel scholarship. Road Scholar has announced a new round of scholarships. The nonprofit offers 300 lifelong learning scholarships each…

December 16, 2014

On the Road in a Vintage RV

…it in her travel memoir “Snowbirds,” when she mentioned the idea to her husband, “He looked like a cat staring at substandard food.” Practicality won him over. The couple, who…