Travel for Seniors – Writing Competition

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Our exciting, new Writing Competition is Free To Enter and offers £200 in prizes. The author of the best entry will receive a cash prize of £100. Ten runners-up will each receive £10 Amazon UK Vouchers. The winning entry and runner-up entries …

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Cameras and Photography for Senior Travellers

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STE’s Photo Editor, John Esser, explains why he has decided to down-size his photographic equipment. Recently, after months of soul searching, I finally disposed of my faithful Canon 5D SLR camera along with assorted lenses. The 5D is a superb …

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Round the World in 40 Days: Taj Mahal to Machu Picchu – Planning and Booking

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This will be my third Round the World trip and an opportunity for myself and my wife to cross off some of the top places on our bucket lists. We will be accompanied by STE’s Photo Editor, John Esser, and his wife. Previously I’ve been Round the …

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Homage to Sherlock Holmes on a Swiss Railway Journey

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Written by Linda Tyler (A highly commended entry in the Travel & Water Writing Competition.) My worn copy of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, with train ticket marking The Final Problem, was tucked in my rucksack. The train wound its way …

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Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition – Results

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The Off the Beaten Track Writing Competition closed on September 30th. Over 300 entries were received with about a quarter of them being fictional. Most of the entries were of publishable standard and it was clear that a lot of time and thought had …

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Saga Report: Senior Travellers Cruise past Brexit!

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Maybe the world is still recovering from recession and maybe the pound sterling has dropped since the Brexit vote, but that doesn’t seem to bother senior travellers in the UK. According to a recent Saga report, UK travellers aged over 50 are spending …

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