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Travel Tips

Which countries offer the best medical tourism options? Where can you find cheap hotel rooms? Do senior travel discounts still exist? These are a few of the questions that we attempt to answer in our travel tips section.

Has Your Staycation Getaway Changed Much Since Covid?
1 hour ago

Has Your Staycation Getaway Changed Much Since Covid?

The world has certainly changed since Covid first appeared back in 2020. As we all know, international travel has been off the agenda, and domestic staycations have been on the increase. Have you been able to take a staycation in your home…
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Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs
3 weeks ago

Why Backpacking Is the Perfect Way to Let Go of Time, Worries and Other People’s Needs

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Have you ever had the urge to enter the wilderness with a backpack, but dismissed it as an impossibly silly dream, because you felt too old and out of shape? I am here to tell you that you can do it! You don’t need to be young, thin, athletic or tough…
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Goal Setting Through Vicarious Travel and Exercise
1 month ago

Goal Setting Through Vicarious Travel and Exercise

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I feel we are on the cusp of gaining some freedom to travel again. Until that becomes a sure thing, I’d like to share with you some virtual activities that can benefit our wellbeing and substitute for our love of travel. I have continually searched…
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5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2021
2 months ago

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2021

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As we leave 2020 behind, there are many reasons to be optimistic and, dare I say it, start thinking about travel. If 2020 has taught us one thing, it must be that time is precious. If you love to travel, you’ll be keen to make up…
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How to Virtually Experience the World During a Pandemic
2 months ago

How to Virtually Experience the World During a Pandemic

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It looks like we might have a long winter with the pandemic, even with the vaccines beginning to roll out. As we continue to bunker down and stay safer at home, it can get harder to entertain ourselves. Though it’s not the real thing…
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The Art of Packing for a Day Trip
4 months ago

The Art of Packing for a Day Trip

In our current climate with travel restrictions in place around the world, day trips outside of our hometown are a way to feel that we are taking some well-deserved R & R. We normally pack everything in a carry-on for our…
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6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW
4 months ago

6 Tips on How to Get Back to Traveling NOW

It’s either spring or fall in your part of the world, a perfect time to get out there, stretch your legs and your imaginations again. Yes, there are changes in the way we can travel now but with some simple tips it is definitely a go…
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Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel
5 months ago

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel

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Freedom to travel continues to be a much-loved experience that I fear won’t be repeated anytime soon. There are many things I miss about visiting other countries, but the most stimulating for me has been absorbing local culture…
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The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard
6 months ago

The Many Possibilities of Exploring Your Own Backyard

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As travel guidelines fluctuate, you may be reluctant to plan an international holiday. Yet that doesn’t mean you can’t get away. There’s plenty to explore without crossing a border – you just have to look at things a little differently…
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Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip
6 months ago

Skipping Across the Great Lakes on a Skip-Gen Trip

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This past summer I had a marvelous trip to Prince Edward Island, Canada, planned with my 12-year-old granddaughter – which COVID totally torpedoed, of course. As I worked my way through Plans B, C, and D, all the time…
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