Travel Article Themes
Explore Destinations and Travel Themes
Hungry for vacation ideas and personal experiences but want an article menu in bite-size chunks? Be sure to visit this magazine’s handy theme pages to browse our growing collection of richly-illustrated features. Click on the title or accompanying image to connect with our collection of Travel Theme pages, each colorfully and clearly laid out on a single page that showcases articles about that theme or destination region.
Volunteer Service Vacations
In response to our readers’ persistent interest in planning their travel interests around reliable, creative volunteer opportunities, we are pleased to showcase an ever-widening range of destinations and volunteer ideas around the world. This collection of personal stories and objective reports will inspire and motivate you!
Hawaiian Islands Alternative Travel
Definitely our most visited Theme Page any month of the year, the Alternative Hawaii collection takes readers way beyond Waikiki to explore the finest treasures and pleasures of six islands. Nature, active adventures suitable for seniors, unique places to stay on each island, and wellness vacations with a Hawaiian flavor!
Travel Adventures in Africa
Our Travels in Africa article collection illustrates original ways to sample this fascinating continent … from climbing Mt Kilimanjaro and choosing volunteer service to taking in all the highlights regardless of physical disabilities. We also feature amazing photographic and video-taking tips articles with Africa as the backdrop.
Sleeping with History
While taking a land or water vacation, accommodation can be much more than a predictable roof over the traveler’s head. With a little research, it becomes a meaningful part of the holiday experience. Our Sleeping with History article collection illustrates some amazing accommodations in many countries.
Family Travel Adventures
The 21st century is offering many creative ways to share stimulating vacations between the generations, be they adult with adult or adult with children and grandchildren. Our Family Travel Theme Page offers plenty of ideas worldwide for how to make memories between family members of every age.
Wellness and Spiritual Travel
As people increasingly recognize the need for physical wellness, emotional strengthening, and spiritual depth for healthy living, Wellness, Spiritual and Pilgrimage vacations are often becoming a quest for meaningful life direction. Plenty of food for thought and inspiration in our collection of feature articles!
Bird, Marine Mammals and Wildlife Travel
The Bird, Marine Mammal and Wildlife feature articles present a dazzling showcase of Nature’s rarest and most curious as well as lots of educational facts and suggestions for unusual, remote nature holidays. Photography is worth a visit in itself!
Travel in European Countries
The European Travel theme page opens windows on a varied menu and style of explorations in Ireland, France, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Portugal and England. Our authors share their travel stories going by barge, camper van, on foot, even entering a classroom or two. Be sure to check out our Explore the Mediterranean travel theme page too for more European adventures to consider.
Asia and India Travel
The Asia and India Travel theme page spotlights our feature articles with cultural, natural and educational vacation opportunities in Bhutan, China, Vietnam, Hong Kong and many parts of India. Enjoy the color, the cuisine, the diversity, volunteer possibilities, and the active adventures sure to appeal to older travelers.
Explore Mediterranean Countries
The Mediterranean Travel theme page offers articles that immerse readers in the history, cultural richness, cuisine, senior-friendly active adventures and rich contemporary cultures bathed in that magic Mediterranean light that characterizes Italy, Greece and the Greek Islands, France, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia and Turkey. Be sure to check out our Explore European Cultures travel theme page too for more European adventures to consider.
Cruise and Train Travel
The Cruise and Train Travel theme page showcases unusual, small-scale, vacation explorations in Mexico’s Copper Canyon, Southeast Asia, India, throughout Europe, Canada’s Rocky Mountains, and Alaska with the uncommon perspectives of small ships, sailing ships, freighters, trains, river and barge journeys.
Explore Latin American Countries
Except for a few iconic destinations, Latin American countries south of Mexico are unfamiliar to most travelers. That’s too bad! Our collection of feature articles takes readers behind the scenes, onto the byways and into the essential grassroots of countries from Cuba, Ecuador and Nicaragua to the Peruvian Amazon, Costa Rica and Patagonia.
Travel to South Pacific Islands
This theme page showcases our feature article collection on challenging, meaningful vacation opportunities across the vast South Pacific region, from Hawaii, New Zealand and Australia to French Polynesia and Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. Hop on a plane, a freighter, a ferry or a bicycle …. and be there!