With estimates of spending $120 billion a year, seniors are a force to be reckoned with in the world of travel. With more time and resources than previous generations, older travelers are now jumping on the travel bandwagon like never before, and entities such as National Geographic’s Expedition Trips are creating opportunities for memorable travel moments. Whether your interest is in heritage, culture or nostalgia, there are innumerable opportunities that the travel industry is now rushing to create. So pack your bags and read more about this senior travel explosion Here. And for those of us a bit hesitant, given the uncertainty and terror that can emerge at a moment’s notice, senior travel writer Donna Hull has some up-to-date advice about steps you can take, both prior to and during your trips, to lessen the likelihood of danger and distress. Check out her suggestions Here.