Flight Travel Tips for the Mature Traveler

November 14, 2013 Travel

An international survey recently found that the over 50s are more likely to travel than any other age group. Increase in leisure time together with decrease in work and family commitments means that the over 50s have time to travel more frequently and to further away destinations. For those using air travel to reach their […]

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How to Take a Digital Vacation

October 1, 2013 Travel

Here’s a thing you might already know about me. I like to travel. That includes a lot of family trips, business trips and everyone’s favorite: summer vacation. Now, there is a problem today with vacations as opposed to the vacations my family took when I was growing up. Today you are connected, always tethered to […]

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Romantic Travel Destinations in the United States for Baby Boomers

February 4, 2013 Travel

By Marie Schwemlein Free from young children and the pressures of having to put in the late hours to impress a new boss, now is the perfect time for you and your sweetie to add a little zing to the relationship and take a romantic trip. Whether the two of you prefer to watch sweeping theatrical […]

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10 Tips to Enjoy Italy as a Zoomer

October 16, 2012 Travel

By April Lewis How To Live La Dolce Vita Toilets, trains and traffic. Italy’s La Dolce Vita can only become the sweet life once you have mastered these three obstacles. Did I mention I love Italy… my heritage is English/Irish but my soul is Italian.  I am convinced I was a courtesan in 16thCentury Venice […]

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Be “Wowed” by New Zealand’s North Island

July 6, 2012 Travel

There is much to be discovered in New Zealand’s North Island of Rotorua. With fascinating Geysers, illuminating caves, and the rich culture of the Maori people, this is one destination that will not disappoint. The author takes you along through the spectacular sights and wonders she experienced along her journey.

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Things to Consider Before Retiring Abroad

April 5, 2012 Travel

If you’ve long dreamed about retiring somewhere sunny, you’ll have to research to see whether you are truly ready – or cut out for – the reality of moving abroad. Before retiring abroad, Canadians must consider practical issues such as health care coverage, tax implications, the cost of living in a foreign country and other cultural considerations.

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Visiting Flanders Fields in Belgium

November 11, 2011 Travel

By Jeanie Keogh Standing on the same soil that was overturned to make trenches and graves, I paid tribute to Remembrance Day in Ypres, Belgium on November 6. It was a unique feeling to know that soon all over the world, wreathes would be placed on memorials thousands of kilometres away from burial grounds, prisoner […]

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Hike for Your Life (In the Alps)

September 19, 2011 Travel

By Denise Lodge Gudrun and Peter Seifert’s mission is “to get people to hike more, for better health of body, mind, and soul.” They are passionate about hiking, because they have experienced its many benefits. Originally from Germany, Gudrun, an English teacher, and Peter, a mechanical engineer, moved to the United States in 1964. In […]

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My Trip to Laos

July 14, 2011 Travel

Author recounts trip to Laos where she toured numerous temples, a palace, a jungle and a traditional market. Tips on the best places to visit as well as visitor information is provided.

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Life on the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar

June 8, 2011 Travel

By Carol Holt While travelling to Myanmar, we were stunned to see one of our fellow travelers fall. She was immediately tended to by a village nun, practicing what looked like Reiki, with the care and attention one would expect of a western practitioner. The nun had been working in the kitchen, and dropped everything […]

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