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Ontario Moose Encounter
On a recent trip to Ontario I had a rather close encounter with a young bull moose.
Travel the World with Explore.org
Explore.org and the Annenberg Foundation have set up live streaming webcams at Brooks Falls, in Alaska's Katmai National Park. Viewers can watch as brown bears catch salmon at the Falls. This is just one of dozens of remarkable live webcams that allow us to view the magnificent planet earth.
Seasickness and Seniors
Here are some helpful hints for preventing and combating seasickness, along with some warnings of special note to seniors.
Chihuly Glass Franklin Park Conservatory Columbus
The Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus Ohio has a wonderful collection of Dale Chihuly’s glass artwork on display.
The holiday season is a great time to appreciate all those non-material things we have to be thankful for.
Tour Fenton Art Glass Factory In Williamstown, WV
Visitors to Fenton Art Glass can take a free factory tour that lets you feel the heat, as you get up close to the tools, techniques and artisans that turn molten glass into collectible works of art.
Empire State Building
The best place to get a big view of the Big Apple? The world-famous Empire State Building. If you’re a senior, you’re entitled to a discounted trip to the top.
Staten Island, New York
The Staten Island Ferry offers more than a free tour of New York City’s famous harbour. It also enables visitors to explore a wide array of attractions on the island borough, many of which are free or offer seniors’ discounts.
Packing For a Trip – Thinking beyond the Wardrobe
A friend still laments her inability to find a decent cup of coffee in Turkey. Another how he once checked into a hotel and found no soap in the bathroom. Here’s a list of handy things to pack that will ensure every trip is memorable – for all the right reasons.
Bologna, Italy, at little or no cost
While the big attraction cities of Rome, Venice, Florence, and Milan have their appeal, mature travelers will likely welcome the quieter pace and less-crowded streets of Bologna. Best of all, many activities and sites in that city are available at little or no cost.
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