Travel Tips and Plans

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.

2 weeks ago

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations for 2022

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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1 month ago

Top 5 Winter Vacation Spots

Winter is upon us! Time to wrap up some last-minute holiday shopping, see friends and family, and to embrace (or maybe fly away from) the cold weather! I want to make sure you know of some great places to celebrate the season from around the world…

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2 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Climb a Mountain!

How much attention do you pay to your age? Do you start to feel low in the lead-up to each birthday, or do you disregard the number and focus instead on what you’ve done over the past year and plan to do in the coming year? The fact is that…

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2 months ago

Tips for Travel in Covid Times

Travel is a great passion of mine and has been since I was a little girl. The world is a beautiful and interesting place to explore. Meeting people and learning about their cultures and their views expands my own perspective and allows me to step outside…

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3 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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3 months ago

Movie Adventures: How to Travel Through Italy on Screen

How much did you miss going to the movies during lockdown? Are you happy to curl up in front of the TV at home, or is watching a movie just one element of a bigger experience? Like a good book, stepping into an alternative screen-based world…

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4 months ago

Three Great Day Trips to Take from Dubrovnik in Croatia

If you are spending time in Dubrovnik, why not plan to escape the city and head out to explore the surrounding countryside and even a different country – all of which can be achieved in a day trip. Dubrovnik is the perfect destination to visit…

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4 months ago

12 Critical Travel Phrases to Help You Get More from Travel After 60

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…

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5 months ago

My Adventures with a Cargo Van: Part Two

In Carpe Diem: Have You Ever Thought of Getting a Cargo Van?, I promised Part Two would describe what happened on the first adventure for my husband Rito, our dog Pepe, and me in our new Dodge Promaster. I’m happy to report that the trip was…

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5 months ago

Have You Fossilized Your Summer Vacation?

During a brief summer interval, it seemed safe to do a few-days’ jaunt to visit relatives. Traveling with siblings and visiting cousins, everyone vaccinated and practicing safety, we visited several sites. Just when you think there is little of interest…

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