Posts Tagged ‘ senior travel ’

Senior Citizen Cruises

Aug 11th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Vacations to Go focuses on Discount Cruises, Last Minute Cruises, Cruise Lines and Cruise Vacations.  One can spend a lot of time searching for a good cruise line and experience but this site can help simplify that task.  They rate all the cruise lines, ships, regions and ports.  I recall having friends who simply walked [...]



Senior Travel Planning Aids: Away.com

Aug 10th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Away.com is a part of The Away Network and is the leading online destination for travelers planning their next vacation. Senior trip planners will find over two million pages of travel inspiration, trip ideas, travel planning tools and destination content for over 35,000 global locations. Founded in 1999, Away.com provides a distinctive blend of expert [...]



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. [...]



Seniors Learn to Enjoy Traveling Smart

Jul 23rd, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Travel can be one of life’s great pleasures at any age, whether you’re a baby boomer or a senior. Here’s where to look for information on travel for older adults, including going alone or with a group, taking a well worn path or the road less travelled. But knowing how to travel safely, affordably and efficiently is [...]



Senior Citizens on the Go

Jul 20th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Go Travel has lots of good information just for seniors who have a couple dozen choices from which to chose with stories on each topic.  I like sites that are dedicated to seniors and this is a good one. Seniors Daily Online provides daily information to seniors on all subjects and topics.  Check out TRAVEL [...]



Seniors Consider Home Exchange Holidays Worldwide

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

Australian Homestays and Farmstays is a site that allows you to plan and book your accommodation in Australia.  This is Australia’s leading homestay, farmstay, B&B, and self-contained accommodations directory, representing Australia and all its states.    ElderTravelers, PO Box 471, Liberty Lake, WA 99019, info@eldertravelers.org, is back online with a slightly modified web address, www.eldertravelers.org, having lost its “.com” address during [...]



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 [...]



More Top Ten Travel Lists for Seniors

Jul 10th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

I have provided a number of posts on this blog about Top Ten Lists for senior travelers.  As you begin travel planning, it is helpful to look at what others who have traveled extensively think are good destinations to consider.  Sorting through lists is an easier beginning than a blank sheet of paper. Travel Authority [...]



Senior Citizen Travel to Lyon, France

Jul 8th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

I recall well one of my 31 trips to France over a three-week period compliments of the three major French book publishers.  We had visited a very noisy nuclear power plant, a car manufacturing plant, a butter factory, publishing houses and much more.  Then we headed for Lyon, the third largest city in France.  Lyon [...]



Senior Travel to Guatemala

Jul 7th, 2010 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

I had the good fortune of traveling to Guatemala for two weeks on a Medical Group Mission with a group of MDs, surgeons and dentists.  Here I served as a dental assistant.  I found Guatemalato be a magical place. If you’re into the Maya, the mountains, the markets or a million other things, you’re bound [...]