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12 Jul 2019
9 Top Tips for Staying Healthy in Retirement (I’m Trying Tip #7 Myself!)
Wondering how you can create healthy habits after you retire? From diet ideas to exercise tips, retired Road Scholars share their wellness advice on how to stay healthy in retirement. Read their retirement health tips here!
9 Jul 2019
Contrary to What You May Have Heard—Now’s the Time to Go to Cuba
United States-Cuba relations are once again front-page news. But if you read between the lines, you’ll see this is still a promising time for the people of Cuba and the Americans who want to make a difference in their lives.
3 Jul 2019
A Journey to Normandy: How One Man Follows His Father’s Footsteps on D-Day
On June 6th, 75 years ago, one of the most important events of WWII occurred: D-Day. Join Road Scholar Tom Nunn on an emotional journey to reconnect with his veteran father as he follows his footsteps to Normandy.
28 Jun 2019
5 Reasons You Should Take a European River Cruise
Enjoy a relaxing river cruise along the Douro River in Portugal or the Elbe River in Germany. Let the scenery sail by as you prepare for your next port of call. Here are five reasons why river cruises offer you the best way to explore Europe.
19 Jun 2019
Announcing: Road Scholar’s Inaugural Civil Rights Conference in Montgomery
Go behind the scenes in the Road Scholar Trip Lab to learn about our inaugural Civil Rights Conference in Montgomery, Alabama, where participants will meet with civil rights historians and locals who have been involved in and impacted by the civil rights movement.
14 Jun 2019
The 5 Best Experiences You Can Give a Grandfather on Father’s Day
Road Scholar’s first employee shares his love of educational travel and his five favorite experiences with his grandchildren on Road Scholar learning adventures.
7 Jun 2019
3 Best National Park Hikes for Seniors
From Acadia to Yosemite, our national parks offer park-goers scenic hiking trails boasting spectacular views that paint pictures worth well over a thousand words. These hikes range from short and simple to strenuous and summit-filled, but all should be done at least once in your life.
3 Jun 2019
A Woman with a Mission: Donna A. Kimura, Mother of Title IX
Next in our women’s leadership series: read Road Scholar participant Donna Kimura’s story of trailblazing for girls’ sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District in the 1970s and developing Title IX.
30 May 2019
How a Road Scholar Champion Goes the Extra Mile to Help Those in Need
Learn why Road Scholar champion Orpha Ochse gives to Road Scholar to help ensure more older adults have a chance to stimulate their minds and forge new friendships on our learning adventures.
24 May 2019
Women-Only Travel is Not a Trip — It’s a Journey
Once you travel with a group of women you won’t want to stop. There’s something unique that brings women together. Women have a natural bond of shared experiences and shared histories, and there’s no better opportunity to discover ...
17 May 2019
5 Best European Experiences for Food & Wine Lovers
From cooking classes to wine tastings, these five not-to-miss experiences offer food and wine lovers the best way to tour Europe’s incredible culinary history.
9 May 2019
5 Bonding Experiences for Mothers and Adult Daughters
Rejuvenate and reconnect on a retreat for mothers and adult daughters. These five Road Scholar Retreats from the Redwoods to the Finger Lakes provide tranquil settings and a community of women, perfect for mother-daughter getaways.
3 May 2019
5 Unforgettable Hikes in the U.S. for All Fitness Levels
Rich in history and beauty from coast to coast, the United States offers no shortage of amazing hikes in National Parks and public lands. Whether you’re hoping to spot wildlife, walk through history, enjoy amazing views, or even just get a thrill, these are the five best hikes the U.S. has to offer.
26 Apr 2019
6 Life-Changing River Cruises Around the World
From the Amazon to the Nile, the best river cruises visit bucket list destinations and offer memorable cultural experiences. Here are our favorite six in the world!
18 Apr 2019
Top 12 State Parks to Visit in Spring
There are hundreds of state parks across the country, and you only need one to jumpstart an adventure. These 12 state parks stand out for their beauty, history and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
17 Apr 2019
The Notre Dame Fire: A Time to Rebuild and Reflect
In the wake of the heartbreaking fire at France’s Notre Dame Cathedral, the thoughts of the Road Scholar community are with Paris as the city works together to rebuild this incredible cultural landmark.
10 Apr 2019
6 Reasons Why Winter Educational Travel in Southern Europe Is the Best
Get rid of those winter blues and plan an exciting educational adventure to Southern Europe this winter! There are countless benefits to going in the off-season, but we’ve narrowed down the top six reasons why winter is the perfect time to learn abroad.
5 Apr 2019
Why Instagram for 55+? What is in it for me?!
What is Instagram? Why should I use it? If you’re unsure if Instagram is right for you, read why 50+ grandparent blogger Karen Ritz loves using Instagram, especially for adding a bit of color and travel inspiration into her life.
28 Mar 2019
Road Scholar’s Top 10 Favorite Ships for Learning at Sea
The romance of traveling by ship is legendary — but for us, voyages allow us to create immerse experiences in the world’s grandest ports, to discover treasured cultures and rich local histories. We create learning adventures around the world on hundreds of ships of all kinds, and these ten vessels are at the head of the class when it comes to learning and the onboard experience.
22 Mar 2019
A Religious Experience: Learning About Toronto’s Diverse Spiritual Communities
Toronto is one of the world’s most diverse cities — the perfect place to experience and study world religions all in one place. Hear two participants’ account of their Toronto World Religions experience.
18 Mar 2019
Now, more than ever... the world needs you and Road Scholar
Making connections. Bridging cultures. Sharing ideas. Understanding differences. Developing friendships. Now, more than ever, the world needs you and Road Scholar. Why now? Because you and I can make a difference in the world. Together, we ...
15 Mar 2019
Five Tips on Internet Security
What are the best ways to keep your identity safe online? Road Scholar’s IT Security Manager shares some tips for protecting yourself on the internet.
12 Mar 2019
7 Places Outside of Ireland to Experience Celtic Culture
Do you have Irish roots? Are you fascinated by Celtic history? From Canada to Argentina, get a taste of Celtic heritage in these seven spots outside of Ireland that have been touched by Celtic culture.
11 Mar 2019
10 Reasons to Go to Havana for its 500th Anniversary
Did you know that Havana is turning 500 in 2019? Read this article to hear Road Scholar’s top 10 reasons to celebrate this amazing Cuban city this year, from the free concerts to newly renovated historic landmarks.
9 Mar 2019
11 Reasons to Love England: Confessions of an Anglophile
I admit it. I’m a head-over-heels Anglophile. I love England, I love the English and I even love English food. (Well, most English food.) I come by this bias honestly. My father was in the U.S. Foreign Service, and my family had the good fortun...
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