What is Adventure Travel and What Makes YOU an Adventurer

For years people have been telling me I am an adventure traveler. But what is adventure travel?? How do you know if you have the right to call yourself an adventurer?  Do you meet the criteria for adventurist? Better question. Who decides?? Now that we have established that there are…

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Getting Fit for Travel After Three Hip Surgeries

Fitness is not one of my typical blog themes. I’m not even sure how related to travel it is. However, if we aren’t fit for travel our adventures can become impossible or at least significantly compromised. Therefore, I hope you will forgive me the liberties of posting what may be…

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Tips for Traveling with Chronic Illness

It seems, these days, everyone knows at least one person with a chronic illness. This could be diabetes, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis or any number of other incurable diseases or disorders. Some people with such illnesses choose not to travel or cannot because of their condition. But many do…

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3 Reasons to Purchase Travel Insurance

I fought the door

If there has ever been a case to be made for purchasing travel insurance, a look at my travels over the years has shown me, if nothing else, that some people should have it. And by some people I mean – me! I’m not trying to sell insurance here. I…

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