5 Items I’m Adding to My Travel Gear

How long has it been since you’ve evaluated the items that consistently go in your carryon—replacing outdated products in favor of smart new travel gear? I’ve made some adjustments this year. Some of the products are new to the market while others have been around awhile (I just took my time adapting to them). If you’re […]

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Donna and Alan_Hubbard Glacier

Top Five Apps for Winter Travel

Although many travelers take off the winter months to rest and rejuvenate, real adventurers in the know seek out cold weather travel opportunities. In fact, traveling during wintertime is a great idea for anyone looking for great deals to destinations that offer breathtaking landscapes, endless outdoor adventures and quite often, few crowds. Of course, traveling in […]

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Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

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

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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McCulloch Centre

Checking Out Family History in Nova Scotia

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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El Morro National Monument

Top Five Apps For New Mexico Travel

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

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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costa rica house exchange

How to Exchange Your Home And Travel the World

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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LeConte Glacier in Southeast Alaska

Top Alaska Travel Apps

Updated 9.28.2018 I think anyone who has ever been to beautiful Alaska will agree that it has to be one of the most fascinating states in the entire US. Not only does Alaska offer breathtaking landscapes and incredible views at every turn, but the state’s distinct history and culture are incredibly intriguing as well. Additionally, […]

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Alan and Donna Hull on Baird Glacier in southeastern Alaska

Cold Weather Gear for Men That Packs Light

  Updated 11.01.2019: Are you planning to take advantage of the last few months of winter to do some cold-weather traveling? Packing for cold destinations can take on a whole new level in terms of packing appropriate clothing and accessories, which may mean more bulk for your suitcase. The trick to winter travel preparation is […]

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