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The Secret to Hassel-Free Holiday Travel

December 20, 2014
Holiday travel tips for a hassle-free journey

Want to know the secret to hassle-free holiday travel? Stay at home. Okay, now that I have your attention, let’s talk holiday travel tips. Many boomers travel to see children and grandchildren over the Christmas holidays. Or they book a holiday cruise to escape the season as Alan and I do every other year when we find […]

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Ten Best Travel Apps of 2014

December 4, 2014
Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

2014 has been quite the year, wouldn’t you agree? For those lucky few who spent the year traveling the world, hopefully, the quest to see more of it will continue throughout 2015. No matter where your travels take you next year, near or far, a handful of helpful travel apps are always a good idea […]

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Ten Luxury Gifts for Travelers, 2014 Edition

November 26, 2014
tiffany key ring

Now that we’ve come out with our yearly 20 under $20 Gift Guide for 2014, of course, we had to address those special travelers who have, let’s say, a certain taste for the good life. Our 2014 Luxury Gift Guide includes some great luxury gift ideas for that good-life loving traveler in your life. Michael […]

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20 Under $20: Gifts for the Boomer Traveler, 2014 Edition

November 24, 2014

Welcome to the 2014 edition of 20 boomer traveler gifts for under $20. This year, we’ve got a great list of inexpensive, yet ultra- useful travel items that make great gift ideas for your traveling friends or family members. Or heck, why not treat yourself to one  of the many travel trinkets we have on […]

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You Don’t Have to Sell Your House to Travel the World

November 12, 2014
Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

A photo of a happy boomer couple, or solo traveler, accompanies an article about traveling the world. As the story goes, the wanderlusters have sold their belongings and home, said goodbye to routines and are exploring the planet indefinitely. And it’s the ONLY way to travel. I’m sure you’ve read a story like this. It’s […]

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Checking Out Family History in Nova Scotia

November 11, 2014
McCulloch Centre

Are you curious about your Scottish ancestry? Why did they come to North America? How did they live? Family history and cultural resources abound in Nova Scotia, even if your ancestors first landed further south. Today’s contributing writer, Vera Marie Badertscher from A Traveler’s Library and Ancestors in Aprons describes how to go about tracing […]

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Top Five Apps For New Mexico Travel

November 4, 2014
El Morro National Monument

For anyone who has ever traveled to New Mexico, it should be very clear how the state got its famous nickname. Yes, the “Land of Enchantment” is undeniably full of historic sites, scenic landscape and of course, incredible gastronomy. From the historic capital of Santa Fe to the state’s many expansive parks, New Mexico makes for […]

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Learn How to Earn and Spend Frequent Flyer Miles

October 21, 2014

If you’re like most people, trying to unravel the web of travel miles can be incredibly frustrating. However it doesn’t have to be that way. Today’s guest writer, Summer Hull, explains just how to reap the best of airline frequent flyer miles and travel the world as a result. It’s a boomer travel resource that […]

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How to Exchange Your Home And Travel the World

October 6, 2014
costa rica house exchange

Home exchanges are a fantastic and affordable way to travel and see the world. Today’s guest poster and expert home exchanger, Beth Millemann, explains the ins and outs of how to use a home exchange to explore the world while enjoying the comforts of someone else’s home. I’ve been doing house exchanges for more than […]

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Top Five Apps For Italy Travel

October 1, 2014
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Whether you’re looking to explore the fascinating Roman history in the country’s capital or looking to explore some of the traditional, small villages, Italy has something for everyone. This country has it all, from what may be considered the ultimate trifeca of art, history and culinary exquisiteness to long stretches of beautiful coastline and let’s […]

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