How did it all begin?


We decided to start this site when the kids had left home, our mortgage was all paid up and we no longer had to join in the rat race and get up and go to work each day.  When it was time to retire, we downsized and bought a smaller place because we wanted to pursue our love of travel.  We write for the boomer and senior generation – the mature traveler. You’ll also find articles of recommended travel options for those with accessibility concerns.  We write for people like us who are now retired with time to consider all the places you wanted to visit but couldn’t earlier because of the responsibilities of life. Think of your bucket list.

We’ve been online since August of 2009.  My wife and I decided to start up this Senior Travel site just after our first long distance voyage to Australia.  Since then, we’ve traveled to Europe, Egypt, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Turkey, the eastern and western coastlines of the U.S.A. and Cyprus.  We’ve had nothing but fun traveling and pursuing our dreams and passions.  Embracing our passion for travel, we decided to share ideas, photos, tips and information for other the over-50s, boomers and seniors like us on our website.  We are still active and still curious and continue to explore the world.

Senior Holiday Travel also has a few accounts on Social Media. – if you’d like to follow us on Twitter – you’ll find our Twitter page here.  Senior Holiday Travel is also on Facebook.  You can become a fan of our Facebook page if you’re already in Facebook yourself.  My wife started up a Pinterest page to share our own and others travel photos.  Visit our Pinterest here.

Since our startup in 2009, we’ve written hotel reviews, travel advice and planning ideas for the mature traveler market.  In October of 2011, we began to work in partnership with Hotels Combined to offer hotel search and booking capabilities to our readers. We offer travel advice, assist with flight booking, long stay vacation planning, cruise booking, resort vacation reservations and group travel.  We display ads from advertisers such as Expedia, Cruise Direct and the CheapoAir to make it easy for you to search flights, hotels and cruise vacations directly from our site. In order to be fully transparent, we earn a small commission when you book through our affiliate links.  This helps pay for the cost of hosting this website and writing great content for our readers.

By the way, things are looking different around here since September 30th when we updated our website for a fresh, more convenient site for you, our readers.  Our website is now fully mobile and you can connect with us on your smartphones and tablets.  All our original articles are still here, plus the convenience of booking your hotels, resort vacations, long stay holidays and flights directly from our site.  We have a few new writers who write and contribute travel articles to our website.  Our readers are also invited to share their travel photos and stories if they please.  We welcome our readers contributions.

Bon Voyage to everyone.  Leave your job, but don’t ever retire from life! Happy traveling.

Frank Harris

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