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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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Travelers – 2018 Edition

‘Tis the season for the gathering of family and friends, holiday cheer and gift-giving. As wonderful as all that is, finding the perfect gift can prove to be a real challenge, especially when shopping for rootless. If there is someone on your gift list who travels frequently you might find…

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How to Pack Like a Pro

No more checked luggage fees. Pack for your next trip like a pro. I used to chronically overpacker. Learn my system for packing for a week or more using just a carry-on bag.

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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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Fifty before 50 – Part I

Virgin Skydiver

Many people dread the idea of their 50th Birthday. If I am honest about it I have mixed feelings about fifty. Regardless of how I feel it is going to happen sooner or later. So, in anticipation of the BIG 5-0 I thought a round-up of fifty things to do…

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Fifty before 50 – Part II

Camel Ride

Welcome to Part II of my fifty things to do before fifty list. I hope you will keep in mind this is my fifty before fifty. Make your own list. Hopefully, you can take some of mine and incorporate them into your own. 26. Take a class just to learn,…

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Selfie-Sticks: Genius or a Menace

Dangers of Selfie Sticks

In recent years selfies have become as popular as the Kardashians themselves. It was only a matter of time before someone would come up with a way for the self-absorbed to photograph themselves and their friends from a distance. It also eliminates the need for the bashful to approach a…

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