In our July/August 2019 issue
We are delighted to profile a new field guide to volunteer travel, packed with personal stories of volunteering whether in your home country or abroad, offering inspiration and tips to make the experience running smoothly. Then we share the personal experience of a U.S. couple who moved to rural Greece to grow olives and live the expat life to the full. Next our “Ten Creative Wine Tasting Tips” article offers thoughtful ways to make your encounters with wine truly memorable, enjoyed against some delightful backdrops.
We spotlight a unique Hawaiian hotel in Maui that captures the essence of Hawaiian “aloha” and authentic culture with programs for all ages, before moving further into the Pacific Ocean for an introduction to Rarotonga, one of the Cook Islands. Lastly, we return to Europe to join three seniors who tell the tale of 15 days crossing northern England on the Coast to Coast (C2C) Walk. You won’t want to miss the tips on best pubs and British beer along the route!
Be sure to visit the magazine’s entire Travel Article Library and the handy Theme Pages to browse our growing collection of richly-illustrated features. In addition, we invite you to check our latest TravelWatch Newsletter for fast-breaking travel news … always food for intriguing thought. Finally, our innovative Travel Advertiser Directory is a treat not to miss. See why for yourself!
While showcasing both well-established and freshly-minted alternative travel opportunities throughout the world, this website and its Web magazine promise its readers practical advice and plenty of nuts-and-bolts information to encourage active, educational, value-added vacationing suitable for men and women over 50. The one thing you won’t find is an excuse to stay home!
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A new book featured in this article will serve as a terrific broad-based voluntourism resource, laced with inspiring personal stories and lots of volunteer ideas that are suitable for the senior traveler. In the first two decades of the 21st century, we are seeing many innovative ways to meet the needs of the planet and its people as you “Travel with Purpose”.
Our earlier “Living Abroad in Spain” article was so popular that we decided to offer readers a Seattle, Washington couple’s very different story of “retiring” to rural Greece to grow olives on the picturesque Peloponnese while living in The Stone House on the Hill. You will also learn from seasoned expat, Jackie Smith, mistake-avoiding tips for making your own move to anywhere successful.
International wine specialist, Marcelo Copello, has gone beyond the predictable wine tasting tips to offer thoughtful, creative ways to enjoy the wine experience, including choosing the backdrop and fellow wine enthusiasts that will take wine tasting to a truly celebratory level every time.
Voted #1 Top Hotel in Hawaii in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards, check out this story to discover the unique Hawaiian flavor of this very successful Maui island property. All ages of guests, including multi-generational family vacationers, appreciate the authenticity and warm Hawaiian hospitality. Learn its secret to success over three decades!
Join three Canadian seniors for a challenging 15-day walk across the skinny part of northern England, and learn how our author, Dr Steve Sullivan, quenches his thirst with England’s finest, most colorfully-named beer brews at historic pubs all along the way. Here is a 192-mile route with luggage van assistance and accommodation booking service to ease the challenges.
Join Lucia Appleby for an impulsive stopover on the island of Rarotonga in the South Pacific where she finds rare birds, rare people and a fragile environment in which a successful transition to tourism will require dedicated community input. You won’t want to miss going on one of Pa’s Nature Tours!
Check out our Feature Link of the Month, and the stories in our latest TravelWatch senior travel newsletter. We invite you to sign up to receive launch notification of each bi-monthly issue of this invaluable newsletter.