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Can you be too old to travel? Age isn’t as important as your mental, physical fitness level

January 23, 2021

From the USA Today website

Can you be too old to travel? Only you can know the right answer but consider these factors:

Slowing down was the last thing on Elaine Schaefer’s mind when she turned 70 last year. She’d enjoyed an ambitious travel schedule for the previous decade, which included a 10-day horseback safari in Botswana and a snorkeling tour of Bora Bora. She didn’t feel too old to travel.

Then the pandemic hit. Suddenly, with the exception of a cautious staycation or two, she was confined to her home. Being in a high-risk group didn’t help. But she says that’s not going to stop her.  

“Ability to travel is not a function of age,” says Schaefer, who writes a blog about senior travel. “It’s determined by your physical and mental fitness.”

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