Posts Tagged ‘ senior travelers ’

MORE TRAVEL AIDS FOR SENIORS

Aug 23rd, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Search for Help Making Travel Easier I enjoy searching for aids that will make any trip more enjoyable for seniors, and easier to be sure that all goes well. Myself, I just booked a flight to Chicago using Hotwire.  I have a long listing of various booking resources however I find Hotwire a little [...]



SENIOR TRAVEL: GET LOST THIS SUMMER

Aug 20th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Ten Places to Get Lost Want to really get lost?  Probably not, but if you are adventuresome seniors seeking something new in your travels, check out ten places worthy to be discovered or in which to get “lost.” I’ve located some great spots to have fun as you enjoy the scenic countryside. Northern California’s Lost [...]



SENIORS DISCOVER AMERICA’S ALL-AMERICAN ROADS

Aug 17th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Love Road Trips My wife Jeannine is the editor of my daily travel blog for senior citizens. She enjoys reading them and has fallen in love with several states and cities. She particularly enjoys road trips and it was her idea that I take a look at America’s All-American Roads. She thinks that we [...]



SENIORS TRAVEL THE TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY

Mar 2nd, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

All Aboard the Trans-Siberian Railway Ever wanted a real adventure that would be a life-time senior dream? The Trans-Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East and the Sea of Japan.  It is the longest railway in the world. There are branch lines to China through Mongolia and Manchuria. [...]



SENIOR CITIZENS VISIT JOHANNESBURG

Feb 16th, 2012 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Senior Citizens Discover a World-Class City Well Seniors, we are going to go a long, long ways on this one,  all the way to South Africa. Let’s first check out the airlines.  We will fly South African Airlines, okay? Johannesburg is served by O.R. Tambo International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Africa and [...]



SENIORS TOUR AMANA COLONIES (IOWA)

Dec 13th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Visit the Historic Amana Colonies My wife tells me that I have not written travel blogs for seniors on our home state of Iowa. That will be easy to do as Iowa abounds with many cities and sites that continually draw tourists from across the country.  One of the most famous is the Amana [...]



SENIOR TRAVELERS VISIT DUBUQUE

Dec 8th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Dubuque, a Delight for Seniors Dubuque is located along the Mississippi River in NE Iowa. In 2010 its population was 57,637, making it the ninth-largest city in the state. The city lies at the junction of three states: Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin, a region locally known as the Tri-State Area. It serves as the main [...]



SENIOR TRAVEL TO GLOUCESTER

Dec 7th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Gloucester Popular Destination for Seniors Gloucester is a city on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts. It is part of Massachusetts’ North Shore. The population was 28,789 at the 2010 U.S. Census. An important center of the fishing industry and a popular summer destination for senior citizen travelers, Gloucester consists of an urban core on [...]



SENIORS VISIT ILLINOIS AND THE DANA THOMAS HOUSE

Dec 6th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

The Dana-Thomas House Seniors, as a tour guide at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, I knew that there was a famous home in Springfield, Illinois that he had built for a lady called Dana Thomas.  In 1902, Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to undertake the design and construction of a massive renovation of the Lawrence [...]



SENIORS DISCOVER THE ITALIAN RIVIERA

Dec 5th, 2011 | By James E Becker | Category: Senior Travel

Liguria Beckons Senior Travelers Liguria is one of Italy‘s smallest regions, a mountainous sliver of moon on Italy’s northern coast known as the Italian Riviera. The Italian Riviera, or Ligurian Riviera is the narrow coastal strip which lies between the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain formed by the Alps and the Apennines. It extends [...]