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 …

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 …

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 …