When Michele Willens traveled back to China, she had a mission: To track down the daughter of a man she’d met on her first trip, 44 years earlier. Here she shares the stark differences and the universal truths about a woman’s world at midlife.
Sarah Gold was shy and skittish about joining a bunch of strangers on our most recent trip. But something fascinating happened under the tropical sun.
By traveling to Thailand with an artist friend on a mission, Carol Flake Chapman reawakened her sense of wonder, and found that age is no barrier to magical experiences.
Half a lifetime ago, Diane Cole took a transformative trip with her first husband. Could she—should she—recreate it with her second spouse?
With a failed marriage behind her, Nina Lorez Collins decided to decamp from the East Coast to LA with a new guy, knowing full well the drive could be the craziest or smartest thing she’d ever done. Or both.
After spending time with an intrepid group of gray-haired travelers, Sarah Gold wonders how she ever got the idea that the end of youth meant the end of adventure.
Eileen Stukane and her husband visited Sicily for the natural beauty and the food. They never expected the trip to turn into the honeymoon they never had.
Hey pack-aholic! Do you fill your bag with stuff you never wear? We get tips from an expert—Rick Steves’ partner—to lighten your load.
Editor Jeannie Ralston shares what happens when you put 10 bold adventurers in an exotic location like San Miguel de Allende. Magic. Pure magic. See for yourself.
On a trip to China’s Yunan Province, Jeannie Ralston got an appointment with a famed Chinese doctor. Though he prescribed his special blend of tea for her insomnia, it was something more intangible that had the most powerful effect.