If not now, when? That’s the question Julia Wright contemplated after a medical scare. Here’s how she made the trip she’d always fantasized about finally happen
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.
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.
Deep in Peru’s rainforest, Nina Burleigh confronts alligators and anacondas and something even more terrifying: her own mortality.
On European beaches, women’s stomachs aren’t always flat. Their legs may be dimpled. But they have a secret when it comes to wearing a bathing suit.
Winter is coming…and so are the fans. To Northern Ireland and other filming locations. Our writer lets her Game of Thrones geek flag fly.
She used to gallop bareback on her beloved horse, but could Carol Flake Chapman rediscover that wild part of herself on the steppes of Mongolia all these years later.
The slapstick and misdirection would have made the night entirely entertaining if not for the gash in my head. Oh and the fact that everyone was ignoring me.
Because she was almost 50, some doubted her stamina to make the four-day, 26 mile trek in the Andes to Machu Picchu. At times so did she.