Needing a life change, caterer Bonnie Lee Black did something drastic and headed to Africa on a humanitarian mission. Here, her journal of what she discovered about chickens, friendship—and herself.
In Thailand, Anne Bayin went spa-hopping and discovered that feeling good could actually do good.
The summer before her oldest headed to college, NextTribe’s Jeannie Ralston and family traveled through national parks in an RV. There, among the wilds of the West, she discovered lessons about the final chapters of parenting and letting go.
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.
The Freebird Club matches you with hosts over 50 so you can stay with people like you on the road and get insider scoop on the town.