Best Type of Real Estate to Invest in

New York real estate

Investing is part of becoming financially stable. You can buy bonds and stocks, insurances and real estate properties. But for the vast majority who wish to own some properties, there are three types of real estate investment one can pour their money to. According to Kale Realty, here are some of the best real estate investments anyone can get themselves into. Vacant Land People in the farming and ranch industry have been investing in vacant lands over the years. After Read More …

Kale Realty Best Places in Chicago to Buy Property

If you are looking to buy a property in Chicago and are still undecided about the precise localion, then here are a few areas that you can zero in on. These localities are great and are well-connected and will make living comfortable and easier. Check out this list compiled by local real estate broker Kale Realty for you to find some of the places in Chicago that are great for buying a property in. Old Town Old Town is located in Read More …

Scottsdale, Arizona: Bucket List Buster!

Scottsdale, Arizona is one of my favorite vacation spots. During this endless winter, it’s the perfect place to escape the Polar Vortex, and it’s a great city for baby boomers. We recently celebrated my husband’s 57th birthday there. We spent a couple of nights at the iconic Hotel Valley Ho. Built-in 1956 – as many of us – it’s renowned for its upscale cool vibe. To the trendy set, it’s considered old school hip, but for those with a soft Read More …

10 Great Destinations for Boomers

We don’t travel the way our parents did. I remember my mom and dad heading to London and Paris on their “big trip” once my sister and I were out of the house, and getting regular postcards from their visits to classic tourist spots in the United States. Since our own nest has emptied, my husband and I have gone on safari in Africa and taken a hot air balloon ride, and he’s walked 500 miles across Spain on the Read More …

10 Things to Take on Your Next Vacation

When you’re getting ready to take a trip, you always make sure you have your wallet, passport, confirmations and medications with you. Those are the obvious necessities. But what about those items that would really make your life easier? That would make your vacation, well, a vacation? Quick note, this post was sponsored by Readers.com but the opinions expressed are my own. Here’s a checklist of 10 new necessities to bring on your next trip: Folding Readers At home, most Read More …

Las Vegas – the City of Joy

Las Vegas, which means meadows in Spanish, was established as a city in the year 1905. Establishment of the city was important because when iron spring clustered in this area, which was actually a desert, Las Vegas turned into an ideal refueling and rest stop. However, soon the water supply proved inadequate to support the approximately 800 residents of the city and about a century ago the water spring started drying up when the population increased at an excessive rate Read More …

Best Nature Spots In the Philippines

Puerto Princesa Underground River National Park, Palawan The Puerto Princesa Underground River belong to the most impressive caves systems in the world and one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. It is the Second Longest Underground River in the World and the Longest Underground River in Asia with 8.2 km long traversable underground river that directly flows to the sea. The river is flowing openly under the St Paul Mountain Range which is situated on the mid-western coast of Read More …

Visiting Istanbul

Istanbul is such an amazing city. Cut in half by the Bosphorus, it belongs both to Europe (its west part) and to Asia as well (its eat side). And Russian ships and warships have to go through it to reach the Mediterranean, what a sight! Previously called Constantinople, it used the be the capital city of the Roman Catholic Empire, and as such it has been rich and influential for thousands of years. Now the main city in Turkey, it Read More …

Long Beach is Booming!

When our kids were little, we spent some really fun weekends in the seaside community of Long Beach. The seventh largest city in California, it’s always been considered a great family destination. Fifteen years later, I just came back from a weekend there as an empty nester and was happily surprised to find a thriving metropolis that has managed to blend urban sophistication with a beachy vibe. With JetBlue now offering direct service from cities as far away as New Read More …

5 Unexpected Reasons to Visit Puerto Vallarta

For most boomers, the mention of Puerto Vallarta conjures up images of Captain Steubing and Julie, the CruiseDirector, on “The Love Boat.” The classic TV show, of which we all have fond memories, ran from 1977 to 1987 and made the destination a household name. But the resort town, on the Western coast of Mexico, is so much more than the beautiful beaches for which it’s best known. I recently visited Puerto Vallarta and was amazed by all it had Read More …