Spotlight

The Recipe for Friendship: Making Friends as a Solo Traveleropens in new window
My Road Scholar journey to Mt. Rushmore and the Black Hills of South Dakota was my first trip as a solo traveler, and I was fearful that no one would sit next to me or talk to me. I was like a little kid going to summer camp for the first time. I wasn’t sure how to make the first move, even though I’ve had more than six decades to practice it.
16
Aug
2019
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10 Car-Free Destinations to Explore on Footopens in new window
Imagine a world where children do not have to look both ways before crossing the street and “traffic” is a forgotten word. The air would be cleaner, the pace of life would be slower — and exercise would be a happy requirement of daily life.
09
Aug
2019
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Tournament of Roses Parade 101: 6 Pro Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Adventureopens in new window
It wouldn’t be New Year’s Day without the Tournament of Roses Parade — and Road Scholar has the ultimate learning adventure to bring you inside the preparations, celebrations and pageantry of this American tradition! To get the most out of your Rose Parade experience, here are six insider tips to help you navigate the festivities like a pro.
02
Aug
2019
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6 Reasons to Travel Solo When You’re Olderopens in new window
’ve been a solo traveler all my life and have always loved the feeling of anticipation, excitement and, yes, fear on the verge of heading off to parts unknown. I thrive on being on the brink of new adventures and meeting new people. But after 50 years, I decided to become a different kind of solo traveler — one who traveled alone but with a group.
01
Aug
2019
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5 Best Safari Parks to Visit in Tanzaniaopens in new window
Tanzania is blessed with an abundance of beauty. Nowhere is this clearer than in its many, varied safari parks that span the length and breadth of the country. From the legendary Serengeti National Park in the north to the vast plains of the Selous Game Reserve in the south, the natural splendor is unsurpassed.
26
Jul
2019
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