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Rick Steves Explores Mediterranean Cruise Ports

Rick Steves has provided information about traveling to Europe to Americans for many years. A well-respected expert, Steves has never been fond of the favorite travel experience, cruising. In fact, he wrote, “I’ve long been less than enthusiastic about cruises. Years ago, cruising seemed like a rich person’s hobby — more hedonism than travel.” Because […]

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Retirement Travel: Are You a Tourist or a Traveler?

Retirement travel is the number one activity for people post-work. There are many reasons why people travel. Have you ever considered your reason to travel? Particularly, if you travel overseas, do you ever consider whether you are a traveler or a tourist? While everyone will have an opinion about the difference between being a traveler […]

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Park, Stay and Go for Travel Ease

Most of us would admit that air travel today is a nuisance. I have many friends to travel because flying has become so challenging. I still love to travel and have never taken a trip that wasn’t worth the hassle. With that said, we’re all looking for anything to ease travel. Now this won’t help […]

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How to Find the Best Travel Bargains

Travel is still the number one leisure activity for new retirees. Travel can be expensive, so everyone is looking for travel bargains. Here are a few suggestions to help you find great travel deals. Look for discount travel packages. Packages come in all different forms. You will often find discounts in airfares when also getting […]

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Grandparents Traveling With Family

Grandparents traveling with family, in this case, travel with grandchildren can be a wonderful experience. However, there are also challenges along the way. We’ve been traveling with our grandchildren since they were young. They are comfortable with us and we with them. We recently returned from a road trip where we stayed in motels for […]

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Enhance Your Traveling Experience

There are many aspects of travel today that are unpleasant. I know many baby boomers who won’t go overseas because they don’t want the hassle of flying. Understood. There are simple tips to help improve your traveling experience. Whether you take a trip by boat, train, car or plane to visit family and friends or to […]

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International Travel Tips

Are there any things you should avoid doing when traveling. Here are a few international travel tips of what not to do. Don’t let your passport expire. While you never know when you’re going to get a sudden invitation to Paris for the weekend, many countries won’t admit you if you less than 6 months […]

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Life Lessons Learned with Small Adventures

An interview with Bill Birnbaum, Author of, “A Lifetime of Small Adventures” Question: The subtitle of your book suggests that you present, Stories of Adventure, Misadventure and Lessons Learned Along the Way. Regarding those life lessons learned along the way, could you give us an example? Answer: Perhaps the most important life lesson learned is […]

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Roads Less Traveled for Popular Travel Destinations

Ed. Note- Many popular travel destinations are actually on roads less traveled and touted by Patrick and Lalitha I’ve lived and traveled all over the world and have a trip planning website that just won some great exposure on USA Today this week. Istanbul has to count among the top popular travel destinations. For those […]

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World Traveler Finds Surprises at Popular Travel Destination

Have you skipped a popular travel destination based on reviews and regretted it? As a world traveler who has been to many places others have steered clear of for one reason or another, it’s rare that I would avoid a place because someone told me to stay away, unless that person was a true and […]

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