How to Plan the Perfect (relaxing!) European Vacation

Planning a trip in Europe is a dream come true for most people. Retirement gives us the time and opportunity to turn those dreams into reality. But the logistics of the trip is more difficult as we age. We're past the a point of staying in hostels and backpacking, but still want to squeeze as … Continue reading How to Plan the Perfect (relaxing!) European Vacation

10 Steps to the Perfect Luxury Safari in Africa

Sanctuary Olonana, Maasai Mara, Kenya An African photo safari is the ultimate bucket list trip. It is at once a wilderness adventure and a luxury retreat. If you have ever considered going on an African safari, now is the time! There are many luxury travel companies that offer packaged tours of Africa. This might be … Continue reading 10 Steps to the Perfect Luxury Safari in Africa

How to Stay Organized During a Long Trip

This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking on one of these links. We have not received any products for review. We suggest items we have enjoyed and hope you will too. DISCLOSURE When you're traveling a great distance, it makes sense to extend … Continue reading How to Stay Organized During a Long Trip

12 Proven Tips for Stress Free Travel

"Stress Free Travel"? Is there such a thing? Perhaps, but only if you travel close to home on familiar paths. But what's the fun in that? If you're willing to leave your comfort zone, work a bit at travel safety, and invest in some anti-theft accessories, you'll be rewarded with peace of mind, great adventures … Continue reading 12 Proven Tips for Stress Free Travel

Venice Off the Beaten Path

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is on most travelers' bucket lists. But over-tourism is threatening much that makes this city so desirable to visit. St. Mark's Square, the Piazza San Marco, and adjacent alleys are so crowded that it's difficult to walk, let alone enjoy the architecture, or … Continue reading Venice Off the Beaten Path

Planning a Trip to Antelope Canyon: a breathtaking sight in Arizona

Antelope Canyon is a breathtakingly beautiful slot canyon near Page, Arizona.  A visit here is a bucket list destination for many people, but planning a visit to Antelope Canyon can be daunting. This is Navajo tribal land and can only be accessed with a Navajo guide. A slot canyon is a narrow canyon formed by … Continue reading Planning a Trip to Antelope Canyon: a breathtaking sight in Arizona

Rome on an Angels and Demons Inspired Self-Guided Walking Tour

We're always looking for different approaches to our travel adventures - biking, photography, and foodie tours- but when we knew we were spending some time in Rome we decided to revisit one of our favorite novels - Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. We'd read this book when it was first published and remembered how … Continue reading Rome on an Angels and Demons Inspired Self-Guided Walking Tour