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Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Holiday Travel Warning

    The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season. U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017.

  • San Francisco is Celebrating the Summer of Love - 2017

    In 1967 nearly 100,000 young people converged on the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, turning San Francisco, CA into the epicenter of a cultural phenomenon known as the Summer of Love. During this transformative time, music, fashion, art and new ideas flourished and there was a feeling that everything was possible.

  • Christmas at Bardstown, KY

    Get immersed in the beauty, joy and magic of a small-town Christmas at Christmas Round Bardstown in Kentucky. This seven-week-long celebration packs 25 unique events into the holiday calendar, including Light Up Bardstown on Nov. 25 when the town comes together on picturesque Court Square for the official lighting of the Christmas tree and lamppost wreaths.

  • Christmas at Shaker Village

    Families looking for ways to create holiday memories or start a Christmas tradition with children and grandchildren will find Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill a picture-postcard setting. The 3,000-acre landmark destination in Harrodsburg, KY, gives itself over to the simpler gifts of the season this year with holiday programming that includes Illuminated Evenings, Children’s Tea Time with Mrs. Claus, holiday workshops and more.

  • Stanford Court: The Place for Happy Dogs

    Susie and Beau are definitely happy dogs! They are always looking for new places to carry their happy canine energy and believe they have found another one on the west coast in the Nob Hill district of San Francisco.

  • Great Baby Boomer Getaway: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

    The holidays are coming and you may want to grab a quick beach getaway before the madness and all the relatives land on your doorstep. The weather is pleasant; the beach is right at your feet, there are no crowds and plenty of bargains to be had.

     

  • Stress Free Holiday Travel

    I know, here we are again just finishing taking down the Halloween décor only to be quickly replaced with the upcoming Holiday Season!

     

     

    As a frequent air traveler, I polled my flight attendant friends asking them to share some of their travel tips for stress free travel!

  • Tips for Avoiding Getting Sick on a Trip

    One of the worst things that can happen when you’re traveling is getting sick. Even a pesky cold can really put a damper on your trip. After getting sick on way too many vacations I’ve learned a few tricks that has immensely helped me and will help you prevent any kind of sickness! Obviously sometimes it can’t be helped but if you do these few simple steps you can at least prevent what you can.

  • Travel Gifts for Globetrotting Baby Boomers

    Got a globetrotter on your gift list? Wanderlust types are all about smart and savvy travel goods that make life on the road easier. Drop one or more of these in a stocking or tuck beneath the tree.

  • Budapest - A Must See for Baby Boomers

    If you only make it as far as Budapest on your first trip to Hungary you will be spending the rest of your life trying to figure out how to get back to this beautiful country! I have had the opportunity to spend time in Budapest on numerous occasions and I am never disappointed. The majesty of the architecture, the battle scars, the incredible folk art embroidery, the delicious food, and the rich history cannot be beat.

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