St. Augustine: Our Favorite Florida Destination, Now Gone to the Birds

Don’t get me wrong! Our nation’s oldest city is still Carolyn’s and my Number One favorite attraction in Florida. Forget about Orlando and its mousy pretense. Unless you’re a thrill-seeking kid with a huge allowance, Disneyworld offers little but long lines and costly hoopla. Once there is enough, even for Sea World, Central Florida’s best…


Granny Gets her Groove On in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

“A Shirley Temple, please,” said 9-year-old Cameron sitting at the swim up bar while 16-year-old Al was surfing Caribbean waves. I, their grandmother, was content to adult beverages in a hammock with a beach view. At home, it was snowing. I thought Mexico’s Riviera Maya was an adult destination. A friend said it is family…


With More Time than Money, Travel in Europe for Less

Swiss Resident, American Ex-Pat Who has looked at a map of Europe without thinking the countries look like small states? Smack dab in the center of Europe, Switzerland is the ideal vacation hub. On day trips from my base in Zurich, I can have fondue in the Swiss Alps, a beer and a bratwurst in…


Stuff We’ve Learned About Travel

DREAM FULFILLMENT: PLANNING THAT TRIP WHERE IN THE WORLD? If you are anything like us, your favorite song begins, “See the Pyramids along the Nile…” There are Seven Continents and millions of friends we haven’t yet met, so before we make our final journey, we’re seeing as much of this planet as we can. I’m…

Travel for Seniors: Senior Travel Ideas

Travel for Seniors: Senior Travel Ideas, Mates, Tours

Senior Travel can be some of the best times of your life. Follow our travel for seniors tips and guides to make every vacation a life-changing one. Journey with Kileen: Tennessee/Kentucky Mystery Tour This week, Kileen Prather takes us on a Mystery Tour through Kentucky and Tennessee. Some people (let’s call them Control Freaks) like…


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