“Multigenerational travel” has been a buzzword for a few years now. Who can argue with the brochure-ready images of grandparents, adult children, and grandkids all sharing in the joys a family adventure can bring?
As we settle into fall and savor the changing colors and crisp air, some of us think about connecting with nature or taking some time to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle.
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.
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.
Adelaide has a Mediterranean type of climate with warm, sunny weather for most of the year.
Sometimes you need a break but don’t have the time or budget for a big trip. Short little getaways can be the perfect solution.
For me, the combination of sun and sand can really set me right in a short amount of time. It makes me feel like I’ve stepped into a tropical paradise even though I may only be a couple of hours from home.
Voted the World’s most liveable city for seven consecutive years, the city of Melbourne is one of our favourite cities to visit.
As the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne has no shortage of things to do and see. Melbourne is proud of its place as Australia’s sporting and cultural capital, but it’s the atmosphere that I love most!
As far as adventure travel goes, I’ve been luckier than most. I’ve slept in desert tends, rainforest treehouses and mountain huts. I’ve trekked through the remotest areas of Myanmar and seen the Aurora borealis. Each and every adventure that I went on changed me in one or more fundamental ways.
Slow travel is not so much about how fast you navigate a new place. It reflects a philosophy of life. Fast travel is active, busy and hurried. It can be an impatient and frantic way of visiting a new place.