In our May/June 2020 issue
A relaxing European river cruise is always worth considering, but our Rhine and Moselle river exploration in Germany also comes with a budget price on all this company’s routes throughout the continent. Learn how you can save on each luxury cruise. Then we take readers to the Bahamas for a unique glimpse inside Bahamian culture and history as revealed through its food. This walking tour of old Nassau will stick in your memory and taste buds for a long time. The best-known pilgrimage route of the Camino de Santiago is 500 miles/805 km stretching across northern Spain, something that a surprising number of active travelers into their 60s and 70s train for and triumphantly accomplish. We bring you an artistic interpretation of walking the Camino with a beautifully-illustrated article, “Walking in Watercolor”. Then heading for the west coast of Canada, we bring you a 5-day cruise adventure aboard a small freighter while visiting remote coastal communities and encountering spectacular marine wildlife daily. And finally, let’s visit two islands half a world apart: first an introduction to New Zealand’s rare and endangered “Small Five” animals, and then a solo senior’s adventures on a Greek Island you are unlikely to have ever heard of.
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As more and more extras are rolled into river cruise prices these days, bottom line quotes are rising. If you don’t require an unlimited drinks package, airport pick-up and return, and a guided bus or walking tour at every stop, see what you can save by bringing these once-optional perks back under your control. Join Alison Gardner on a scenic Rhine and Moselle river cruise to learn more.
For a delicious way to experience back door Nassau, take a walking and tasting tour that foodies are guaranteed to give a standing ovation! Along the way learn about the history, culture and architecture of what was once the pirate capital of the Caribbean. Expect dishes to tickle the taste buds, a local beer tasting and handmade chocolates to dazzle the eyes.
American watercolor artist, Jennifer Lawson, and her friend, Patricia Lennon, conquered 500 miles/805 kilometers of the Camino de Santiago with Jennifer vowing to paint every one of their 32 days on the road. The result is a charming, whimsical and colorful personal article based on their book that captures this iconic pilgrim experience with a unique set of eyeglasses.
Here is a unique adventure exploring British Columbia’s most inaccessible shorelines aboard a 135-foot landing craft freighter with six comfortable bedrooms and delicious fresh meals. The crew do all the hard work of delivering a remarkable collection of shipments to logging camps, fish farms, and off-the-grid settlements while guests spot marine life and learn about the working west coast.
Move over Africa’s “Big Five” for an introduction to New Zealand’s own smallest and rarest species of birds, marine mammals and reptiles in the world. Read their unique stories of survival and you will surely want to see these comeback heroes for yourself with a trip to Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud, as the indigenous Maori have always called it.
Independent traveler, Jeann Linsley, takes us by ferry to the little-known Greek Island of Folegandros where she travels on local busses, talks to locals all over the island in her newly-acquired Greek, tastes the local cuisine and discovers the benefits of “Slow Travel”.
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