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Hilary Garland
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Joined August 2021
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About me

Hi All,
I am a retired psychologist and an (almost) empty nester. As a youngster (that's what 55 year olds like me call anyone under 55), I traveled extensively. I lived in Rome for a bit and was always in the process of planning a next trip whenever I was back in California. My kids both love travel as I have dragged them across the globe as well. Now that full-time parenting is morphing and my career as a psychologist is on hold (for now), I want to begin travel writing for individuals 50+. I want to encourage this niche to go explore and adventure.

Why did you join the community?

I am so excited to become a travel blogger. Travel has been a passion of mine for many decades and now I have the time to devote to it.

What is your favorite travel destination?

I'm partial to Asia, but honestly any where the plane, train or car is going that is unknown and foreign.

Where do you dream of traveling to?

Egypt, Surinam, Paraguay, Laos, Portugal, Korea,

What was your first travel job?

I am looking to make that happen!

What do you want to learn more about?

anything about travel blogging

Three words that describe why we should travel?

Discovery, Growth, & Connection


  • Louise, This is such a great idea. Being over 50 and having backpacked Europe before technology, I am reminded of my worn travel books and maps. I think you should absolutely market to older adults who are so comfortable with this idea of using a guid... show more

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    Travel Kollekt 2 years ago