Retirement is often called your “golden years,” and they’re called that for a reason: you finally have the time and freedom to do the things you have always wanted to do, and go to the places you have always wanted to see. Traveling as a senior may not seem like it would be much different from any other part of your life, but you may be surprised at some of the differences. Depending on where you go and how long you stay, traveling as a retiree has its challenges as well as its perks. Be sure that you do your homework on the places you’ll visit, prepare for the unexpected and have as much fun as you can during your travels.
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We have written before about inexpensive vacation destinations for the international jet-setting traveler. But what if you want to enjoy the United States on the cheap? There is no shortage of sightseeing destinations or breathtaking landmarks of natural beauty for the American traveler to see in their home country.
There are so many inexpensive vacation destinations to choose from in the U.S. that it can be mind-boggling. Luckily, we scoured the internet and travel guides to build this list of four great places to visit on a budget
The streets of London are sure to be filled with sports fans from around the world during the Summer Olympic Games of 2012. To help you from getting lost on the streets during the London Olympics, we have put together this short guide for getting around town:
The Internet has no shortage of travel websites. The key when searching the numerous options is to maximize your time while digging up the best deals. To assist you in that endeavor, try the following top travel websites as the first phase of your search.
Sometimes, travel is anything but relaxing. Many business trips and super-quick vacations entail a fair amount of travel after you arrive at your destination, so finding a good list of tips for traveling light is the key to a smooth travel experience. The last thing you want to do is haul around heavy luggage, so keep in mind these light tips for traveling smart:
Buying boarding passes in the digital age means scouring travel blogs for good deals and visiting major travel websites in the name of finding air travel deals to keep our trips as affordable as possible. The savvy shopper, however, knows that finding the absolute best deals on air travel means learning the market and being flexible.
Here is a list of helpful tips that will lead you to finding air travel deals:
Whenever you are considering a trip to a new place, it’s always a good idea to do research before you leave home. With that in mind, you are on the hunt for some good travel tips for Europe, and you know that there is a lot of learning ahead of you before you can travel with some idea of what you are doing. We thought we would lend a hand by compiling our own list of easy travel tips for Europe that might help make your European tour more enjoyable and just a little easier to manage.
You’ve just made a huge decision: You’re interested in pursuing potential mission trips to Africa. You know you want to serve, you know you want to experience what Africa has to offer, but where do you begin? There are plenty of ways to go on mission trips to Africa, but you need to stop and think about what you want out of a trip. Use this handy guide to help you get ready for mission work in Africa.
When it comes to medical missions trips, there is literally a world of opportunity out there. Surprisingly enough, you don’t necessarily need to be a doctor to travel the world and serve. Whether you’re an accomplished physician, a student in nursing school, or someone with zero medical training, there are plenty of organizations (religious and otherwise) looking for volunteers to help bring treatment to third-world nations with short and long-term medical missions trips.
If you’re ready to help out, it is simply a matter of finding an organization with a trip that’s right for you.