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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.

Streaming My Way via Vicarious Travel
7 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
7 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
7 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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How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later
8 months ago

How Saving During Lockdown Now Can Give You a Better Travel Experience Later

Seeing none of us has been able to travel this year, have you created a travel budget for next year? When you look at it, next year’s travel could be one of the biggest travel experiences you may have, but only if the borders are open…
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How Literature Can Help You Prepare for Your Next Holiday
8 months ago

How Literature Can Help You Prepare for Your Next Holiday

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We’re all feeling a little hemmed in right now; not sure where to turn or how we can plan for the future. For some of us, these may be the retirement years in which we planned to travel extensively; while for those of us who…
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Seniors Guide to the Top 10 U.S. National Parks
8 months ago

Seniors Guide to the Top 10 U.S. National Parks

One thing we love about getting older is that we have more free time. Free time to do more of the things we love. Do you love traveling and exploring? We sure do! Trips to beautiful tropical destinations are definitely popular…
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5 Tips for Skip-Gen Travel in the Age of Covid-19
9 months ago

5 Tips for Skip-Gen Travel in the Age of Covid-19

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Perhaps you are a “newbie” to skip-gen travel, and this was the summer you planned to take that first special trip with your grandchild. Or perhaps you are a seasoned skip-gen traveler and were looking forward to another great trip…
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How to Make the Most of Local Attractions When You Can’t Go Far from Home
9 months ago

How to Make the Most of Local Attractions When You Can’t Go Far from Home

Many of us do not know when we will be able to travel again internationally or even further afield in our own country. If you are like me, I am feeling like I have cabin fever. I want to be able to get out and explore…
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Turn Your Dreams Into Future Travel Plans
9 months ago

Turn Your Dreams Into Future Travel Plans

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Being an Experiential Travel Advisor, I can tell you that business is a little slow right now. So, while I have some downtime, I would like to share with you just what experiential travel is all about. To put it simply, it is the difference between…
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Travel Restrictions Will Lift – Where Are You Going First?
10 months ago

Travel Restrictions Will Lift – Where Are You Going First?

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If you love to travel, it’s quite likely that you have had plans affected by the pandemic. If you’d been dreaming of a particular trip, you’re probably kicking yourself for waiting. Yet as restrictions start to relax, it’s hard to balance the desire to travel…
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