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Fifty Sense: Common Sense Ideas for Thriving after 50
Fifty Sense: Common Sense Ideas for Thriving after 50

Adventure Travel

Negril hotel

The world is an amazing adventure waiting to be experienced. However, traveling to the unknown can seem daunting, risky and therefore unapproachable. We at Fiftysense believe that adventure travel can be more accessible, and the information from our website will show you how. Whether you are interested in travel within the U.S. or crossing international borders, these experiences are definitely worth the adventure!

Two old gals on the John Muir Trail

turner2gals1th My friend and I had both attempted a thru-hike of the JMT before. ... Mid-August we headed out as partners determined to make it to the summit of Mt. Whitney...

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House Sitting – Travel the World
and Your Lodging is Free


Would you travel more often – or to more exotic locations – if the cost were lower? House sitting may be the answer ...

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Camino de Santiago, 2011

Susan Turner

Two days after my 55th birthday I boarded a plane bound for France. I was headed to Europe my first international backpacking adventure...

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Kayaking the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Kayaking the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (ONWR) is a habitat that is put aside and maintained by the government as a safe place for our wildlife to live, migrate to, reproduce and hang out in safety...

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Canoeing Ol' Man River

Go to the Ol' Man River story I began my Mississippi River journey on 17 July 1990 and completed it three and a half months later at the Head of the Passes to the Gulf of Mexico....

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Jordan River in Winter

Winter on the Jordan river

If river rafting brings to mind shooting through whitewater rapids in a canyon with a name like; Devils Elbow, with dry suits and hard paddling just to stay in the boat ....

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Mango Safaris

Trekking in Ladakh

Höglandsleden (Highland trail) in Sweden

Small Ship Tours

We hope you not only learn something new, but will also share you experiences with us. Send in your adventure travel experiences and share them others! Send us an email with your experiences, reviews, comments or suggestions, or if you cannot find what you are looking for, Email Us. If you add to our knowledge by sending us pictures, your story, information, and/or product reviews, you may even be selected for our weekly feature!