Posts Tagged ‘ senior citizen travel blog ’

Senior Citizens Travel to Vietnam

Sep 22nd, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

The first thing that most people think of when they think of Vietnam is the Vietnam War (known in Vietnam as the American War). Today tourists are advised to “forget the war.” Vietnam is presently a country any serious senior traveler should visit at least once. Its natural settings, its religious monuments, its local markets, [...]

Seniors Find Business Travel Planning Websites

Aug 19th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Joe Sent Me is the homepage for business travelers. Joe Brancatelli finds that members love him.  Mainstream-media reporters revere him. Big airline executives? Not much love, but lots of respect–and a little fear. Why? Because Joe Brancatelli is the voice of the American business traveler. Anxious to read one of his columns? Want to see [...]

World’s Most Livable Cities: Senior Citizen Update

Jul 30th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

This article is an update to the one we posted in February, 2010.  Monocle Magazine picks the “Most livable cities in the world“.  Munich residents have a reason to toast themselves months before Oktoberfest this year, as the Bavarian city tops the list of Monocle Magazine’s Quality of Life rankings for 2010 — thus making [...]

Senior Travelers Love Tilley Hats

Jul 27th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

In my work as a tour guide I notice when folks arrive wearing a TILLEY.  I often remark…”Youare wearing a Tilley, right?” and they glowingly say. “Why yes it is.  Do you own one?”  Mine is ancient and should be turned in for another as Tilley offers a new hat to replace the old one. [...]

Senior Travel: World’s Most Expensive Cities

Jul 13th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

The World’s Most Expensive Cities for 2010 finds that Americans overseas, exchange rates and cost-of-living adjustments can make traveling or living overseas much more expensive than back home.  I know personally that a visit to New York City will ask you to come with a full purse, however NYC ranks only No. 29 on this [...]

Senior Travel in the Bordeaux Wine Country

Jul 5th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

One of the best reasons to visit France is the wine. The world’s largest wine producer, France’s range of wine types, flavors and tastes is as diverse as the various wine regions in France. Here is a list of the best French wine tours to taste, tour and experience French wine and sightseeing.  Input “French [...]

More About Mexico for Senior Travelers

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

In Mexico, know the various areas where you might be traveling and read this information.  It is a site with a very good overview for seniors with enhanced sections called About Mexico, Destinations, Activities, Vacation Theme, Travel Experiences and Events. Mexico’s 32 states are truly diverse, as each one has countless tourist destinations offering a [...]

Senior Citizens Visit Napa Valley

Jun 17th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

My wife and I just returned from a trip to Northern California with a special interest in Napa Valley.  Having been a tour group leader on a dozen trips to France for Elderhostel (now called Exploritas ) on Food and Wine trips, I wanted to visit this area of California. It was a wonderful experience [...]