GOT editors have gathered news worth noting – ideas and inspiration from travelers, bloggers, news media, and industry in print and online that recently piqued our interest and might whet yours if you’re an over-50 traveler!


  • The beginning of the calendar year typically marks the publication of travel trend roundups. One of our GOT contributors, Patti Morrow of Luggage and Lipstick, published a collaborative post highlighting Baby Boomer Travel Trends 2018. Some of the best boomer travel bloggers shared their thoughts about what’s hot in the world of travel!
  • In an article on How New-Breed Travel Agents Can Give You An Edge (titled ‘Bespoke Travel’ in the print edition), Nina Sovich of The Wall Street Journal explains how travel agents have morphed into a new breed of luxury advisors standing ready to address the whims of even the most discerning travelers.


  • Win a trip! Acanela Expeditions, a boutique operator of expedition tours is sponsoring a travel contest. One lucky winner will win a cruise for two to Prague. Deadline for entering is January 17, 2018. (Contest ended)