New Years Resolutions for 2015

New Years Resolutions for 2015

Forget about losing weight or exercising more!   My New Years resolutions for 2015 are focused on travel and enriching my life.  Dieting is boring. 1.  I’m going to do a better job of keeping a travel journal.  Actually, the writing part is going in my laptop...
Retire in the South of France

Retire in the South of France

On a budget?  Are you tempted by Europe, but afraid of what it will cost?   Here’s an idea you may not have considered before.   We think there are two types of travelers.   One books luxury rooms in the nicest hotels and enjoys relaxing and spending time...
Safe Foreign Travel

Safe Foreign Travel

One of the things that concerns all of us is how safe we will be in another country or culture.   While horror stories abound on the news, rest assured there are hundreds of thousands of people living and travelling all over the world on any given day of the year. ...
Retire in Banff, Alberta

Retire in Banff, Alberta

Looking for a cool place to spend the summer?   Or a winter wonderland?   We found just the place for you!   The town of Banff, Alberta, Canada is simply amazing.   This cherished gem in the Canadian Rockies is a town of just 8,500 permanent residents and tourism is...
Retire in Hermann, Missouri

Retire in Hermann, Missouri

Driving down Highway 94 between Jefferson City and Kansas City, we stumbled into a little travel time warp!   It is well worth your while to stop and retire in Hermann, Missouri, if only for the afternoon.    This is one of those places where we felt we were leaving...