Silver Travel Podcast

Join our host Lisa McAuley as she welcomes a special guest each month to chat about how travel has framed their life from early experiences through to becoming a Silver Traveller.

Episode 1

On the first episode of the all-new Silver Travel Podcast, we talk to journalist, diversity campaigner and entrepreneur Eleanor Mills.

From her student days to her years at The Sunday Times and beyond, Eleanor has been lucky enough to travel to some amazing places and has some incredible stories to tell:

  • a magic mushroom trip in Jamaica
  • getting up close and personal with whale sharks
  • and of meeting a man on holiday that would become her husband.

Hear all these stories and more, the Quickfire Quiz, and details of this month’s holiday competition.

Eleanor Mills

Eleanor is a journalist, diversity campaigner and entrepreneur. She was Chair of Women in Journalism UK from 2014-2021 and worked as a senior executive for 23 years at The Sunday Times, as its Editorial Director, award-winning Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine, the paper’s main interviewer, a columnist and a prize-winning Feature Writer. She is also the Founder and Editor in Chief of Noon, a new platform for women in midlife (she calls them “Queenagers”). Noon is dedicated to challenging gendered ageism, changing the cultural narrative about the later stages of women’s lives and helping brands connect with this underserved but lucrative cohort.

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