By Catherine Sweeney — A week in Tuscany is not nearly enough time to gain anything but a preliminary knowledge of the region, even if just focusing on its northern part. However, it’s enough to feel the pull it has on the hearts of visitors and understand why residents are so proud of their home. It was also enough time for us to experience some wonderful activities that we can recommend for your own visits.
All sorts of foreigners wander through Cambodia, the Kingdom of Wonder. There are the tourists, the volunteers, the ex-pats, the travelers, the dodgy types on the run, the scammers and the sex-pats. No shortage of types and motives.
Whatever the reason for visiting or living in the Kingdom there are a few etiquette rules that will go a long way to making your stay more enjoyable.
Restless, a touch bored – always dangerous – I decided to move to Havana on 10 December 2015. The hot season in the Kingdom was looming. Three months of relentless heat hovering about 40c makes you sweat from pores you didn’t even know you had – like your fingernails.
By Anita Fnlay — The great thing about visiting paradise is the joy of knowing you have realized a dearly held wish. My initial introduction to the stunning islands of Mykonos and Santorini were via a Barnes & Noble wall calendar.
By Anita Finlay — … When you are inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel staring up at Michelangelo’s frescoes, or turn onto a piazza filled with apartments and bistros only to find yourself standing smack in front of the Pantheon, the sensation of not only having stepped into history but being a part of it is as overwhelming as it is rewarding.
This is the first in a series of Anita Finlay’s articles about her Mediterranean cruise. The story begins in beautiful Barcelona!
By Sarah Kohl — If Niagara Falls is the self-proclaimed ‘Honeymoon Capital of the World’ what would you call a picturesque, sophisticated town an hour north on the shores of Lake Ontario?
Baby boomers were lucky enough to experience the expansion and evolution into traveling as we know it today. Travel has become one of the most prevalent resolutions made on New Year’s Eve, and by the time they reach the age of retirement ….
By Jody Hanson — “You went where and did what?” I hissed through clenched teeth.
“But I thought that visiting an orphanage would be doing good work,” replied Andrew, my unsuspecting friend who was visiting from Australia.
Lash, an expat American who’s been traveling the world solo since 1998, immerses herself in nature, culture and the arts of countries she visits.
Here she shares the story of her journey to the access point of Mt. Semeru Volcano.
As baby boomers, are we too old to stay in hostels? Elisabeth Sowerbutts has been travelling for 30+ years, often staying in hostels. In this article, she talks about her experiences.
Capturing the essence of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy with photographer Barbara Nelson — Learn to create personal, expressive photographs both in color and black and white. Capture the essence of a location using a variety of subject matter and techniques, including people, architecture, landscape, and low light photography.
It’s our turn, boomer gals! Women of the baby boomer generation are the emerging and growing demographic and at the front of the solo travel trend.
By Victoria De Maio
Take a small group to Italy, immerse them in amazing food, wine and olive oil, show them picturesque and historic cities and sites, and season with warm, wonderfullocals…and what do you get? An authentic once-in-a-lifetime experience in the enchanting south of Italy, Puglia’s seductive Salento!