In 2019, British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates, 77, became the oldest person ever to sail around the world unassisted. In the process, she also became the first woman to sail solo nonstop unassisted around the world from North America. Hers is a story of persistence, tenacity and determination. Fresh off her world-record trip around the world, she talks to Growing Bolder about her incredible journey.
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Tim Minchin’s creativity apparently knows no bounds. He’s an internationally acclaimed actor, comedian, writer, musician and the creator, writer, producer, director, composer and star of the dramatic television series Upright.
For more than 20 years, Sarah Marquis has been exploring the Earth on foot. Her latest walk just covered three continents and took three years to complete! She explains her deep connection to our planet.
Want to reinvent your life but you don’t know where to start? Silvana Clark has some good ideas. Find out how she’s carved out a niche career with her husband as marketers who travel the country, do good for others and get paid to do it!
Travel is the No. 1 leisure activity for Boomers, who spend $57 billion on leisure travel every year. One of the fastest growing trends in Boomer travel is adventure travel. Find out what you need to know before setting off on your own adventure.
Retirement isn’t what it used to be. It’s not even WHERE it used to be. Forget Florida and Arizona; a growing number of retirees are looking overseas. An editor from Kiplinger discusses its list of 8 great places to retire abroad.
Author Daniel Klein wants to know what’s so wrong with being old? The 73-year-old says he’s tired of watching his peers fighting hard to stay young and he’s more interested in aging authentically. So, he’s turning to the Greeks for inspiration.
For anyone who’s ever had to struggle financially, you’ll find the story of Jean Beliveau very interesting … and very radical. Find out what prompted him to spend 11 years traveling the world by foot.
She’s the first woman in history to join a very exclusive group — the Seven Continents Club. She’s run more than 240 marathons, including one in all 50 states and all Canadian provinces. And Virginia Farneman didn’t even start running until her 40s!
He made headlines around the world when he put all of his possessions up for sale on eBay. Find out what happened after Ian Usher sold his entire life and hit the road to tackle 100 goals in 100 weeks. Was it all he imagined it’d be?
Marja Vongerichten took a huge chance by digging into the roots of her past, having no idea what she was going to discover. Because she took the risk, her life has now taken a whole new direction, and she’s taking us on the journey with her.
She’s been named one of the 25 most influential women when it comes to travel and she’s the author of the best-selling travel book of all time! See what Patricia Schultz says about getting the most out of your next vacation.
Wilderness adventurer John Davis is on a mission to restore and protect our wildlife habitats. To make his point, he just completed a 7,500-mile journey using nothing but manpower. Find out how he thinks he big trip will make a difference.