Traveling solo and living like a local is a dream many older women share. The thought of immersing yourself in a culture you find fascinating is alluring. However, many mature women never take the plunge, letting their apprehensions override their desires. If you are looking for ways to travel off the beaten path but still feel safe and comfortable, you will enjoy today’s video with Shila Desai!
Martha, a retired teacher, who is now a hospital chaplain and United Methodist minister in Austin, Texas; Kaye, a retired financial analyst for the city of Portland, Oregon; and Judith, a former product manager for the telecom industry living in Andover, Massachusetts are among a group of 54 avid learners who will spend 22 days experiencing the adventure of a lifetime in Road Scholar’s first-ever Private Plane educational program.
Did you compete in speech and debate in high school or college? Do you appreciate a hearty exchange of ideas from people who hold a dramatically different viewpoint than your own? If the answer to these questions is yes, do you have an outlet (other than the Thanksgiving table) to debate some of the more controversial issues of our time? Now you do!
Who enjoys drinking French champagne? Or, more accurately, who doesn’t?
French champagne conjures up images of special celebrations, a touch of luxury or just those unique, unforgettable moments in your life. There is nothing that I like more than a chilled ‘glass of bubbles’ any time of the day.
As the name sounds, a small group tour is intended for a small number of people to visit and tour a venue.
There are small group tours for every interest, hobby or destination. You can join a food, art, education, extreme sport, walking or cycling tour – in any country or place imaginable.
There aren’t many trip options that are so well suited to solo travelers as cruising. Where else can you go that you have the perfect balance of social interaction and as much quiet personal time as you desire?
At my favorite Bangkok duck-soup stall, the owner lights up every time I say, “Aroy mak!” letting her know I thought the food was delicious. There’s a momentary connection we wouldn’t have had, had I said, “Delicious!” in English.
Adelaide has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, sunny weather for most of the year.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain
I love trains. I always have. Since I was first introduced to trains as a little girl, they have always been surrounded by a magical energy force in my mind. It’s not just their raw power that excites me. Instead, what I love is the fact that trains are portals to exciting new worlds.