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When Your Car Falls Through the Ice

Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving. Freshwater diving in the summer gives way to salvaging vehicles that have fallen through the ice in the winter. Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your [...]

Planning Your First Europe Bike Tour

Photo by BikeTours.com The responses we get to our travels tell us a lot about what’s trending in the minds of senior travelers: what parts of the world they want to visit and [...]

By | 2018-03-11T14:26:49+00:00 February 27, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Europe, France, Italy, Travel Tips|Tags: |16 Comments

Travel Trends: Takeaways from the New York Times Travel Show

We love our train vistas. The annual late January New York Times Travel Show, with its parade of travel trends, comes around at just the right time of year. Like most Americans at [...]

Things to Do in Minneapolis in Winter

Things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Winter; walk or skate the lakes; book some theater tickets; find free museums and plenty to do with kids. Locals want visitors to experience the outdoors and find fun things to do. Join residents who know it's necessary to engage our minds, bodies and, yes, even our social skills in order to fight off cabin fever craziness.

By | 2018-02-14T12:00:16+00:00 January 27, 2018|Categories: North America, United States|Tags: , , |18 Comments

The Year in Press Releases: What we didn’t write about in 2017

This is how travelers 50+ hear best. Travel blogging was initially an enjoyable piece of our traveling lifestyle, sharing photos and stories about what we were seeing and doing. Naturally, we started to [...]

By | 2018-01-17T13:09:31+00:00 January 2, 2018|Categories: Our Travel Life|7 Comments

Jumping into Salta, Argentina

Light spring foliage in the Huaico Reserve makes it easier to spot birds–but not any easier to photograph them. When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come [...]

By | 2017-12-11T10:46:35+00:00 December 7, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Argentina, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, South America|Tags: |1 Comment

Visiting Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego Sensations

Kris and Tom at the end of the world. With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the bottom of Argentina casts its [...]

By | 2017-12-04T18:35:41+00:00 December 4, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Argentina, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, South America|Tags: , |1 Comment

Our Gift Guide Part II: Books and Gems, Not Just for Travelers

I May I Might I Must If you will tell me why the fen appears impassable, I then will tell you why I think that I can get across it if I try. -Marianne Moore [...]

By | 2017-12-05T15:39:53+00:00 November 29, 2017|Categories: Blogs and Experts|Tags: |0 Comments

More on Travel to Minneapolis

Untitled work from the series Aguas Baldias by Manuel Pina, on display in "Adios Utopia" exhibition at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Spending more time in Minneapolis and St. Paul this past year–after being [...]

By | 2017-12-17T11:59:34+00:00 November 15, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |0 Comments