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We love to travel, like so many other Australians of our generation.  Now we try to have at least one holiday adventure each year and have had the privilege of going to some amazing places. We always try to find interesting places to visit and to get the best travel deals. I’ll share some of our travel adventures with you during the year.  We have now partnered with a company so that we can bring great travel deals to you through Young at Heart.

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  • New York City is Interesting January 20, 2023
    New York City is a city filled with tourist attractions, but a few of its most fascinating experiences make sure to be the ones you inadvertently come across en route to somewhere else. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you can discover it in New York. Simply don’t attempt to do it all in one ...
  • Itinerary for 14 days in Florence including costs January 9, 2023
    Two weeks Two things per day Every third day is a day of rest Tour costs are to be kept low Here’s a sample itinerary for 2 weeks in Florence: Day 1: Visit the Uffizi Gallery in the morning Explore the city on a walking tour in the afternoon Day 2: Visit the Accademia Gallery in the morning Take a cooking class in the afternoon Day ...
  • What to do for two weeks in London January 6, 2023
    London is a vibrant and dynamic city with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in London: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: London is home to many iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as Buckingham ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Florence December 31, 2022
    There are many things you can do in Florence if you have 2 weeks to spend there! Here are just a few ideas: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and museums: Florence is home to many iconic landmarks and museums, such as the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Palazzo Vecchio. Take a day trip to a nearby ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Rome December 3, 2022
    Rome is a city with a long and fascinating history, and there is no shortage of things to see and do there. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in Rome: Visit the city’s iconic landmarks: Rome is home to many famous landmarks, such as ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Budapest October 31, 2022
    Budapest is a beautiful, historic city with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in Budapest: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: Budapest is home to many iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as the Buda ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Prague July 31, 2022
    Prague is a beautiful and historic city with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do if you have 2 weeks to spend in Prague: Visit the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: Prague is home to many iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as the ...
  • What to do for two weeks in Paris July 30, 2022
    There are many things you can do in Paris if you have 2 weeks to spend there! Here are just a few ideas: Explore the city’s famous landmarks and neighborhoods: You can visit the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre Museum, the Champs-Elysées, and the Montmartre neighborhood. Visit some of Paris’ many museums and galleries: Paris ...
  • 2 Tricks To Choosing The Right Hawaii Vacation Rental April 18, 2022
    A single residential or commercial property holiday rental listing by owner will seriously restrict you to the dates that you can take your vacation. Trip leasing residential or commercial properties in Hawaii run almost 90% tenancy, so unless you know your travel dates 6 months to a year out the chances are high that their ...
  • Travel Tips to European Countries: Italy April 16, 2022
    About the Country Brindisi, Ancona, Naples and Venice are the significant seaports of Italy. Italian State Railways links numerous European cities. Eurostar offers the fastest train service. Alitalia is the national airline of Italy. Many other flights connect to Italy from USA, Canada and Australia and there is huge competitors to draw in passengers giving a vast ...
  • Tent Outdoor Camping for Senior Citizens April 14, 2022
    According to industry statistics, the average age of a tent camper is 40 years. Does this mean seniors should forget about tent outdoor camping and choose rvs and cabins? I do not believe so. Camping tent outdoor camping is a lot of fun and senior citizens shouldn’t be left out of it. This being stated, seniors may ...
  • A Guide to Great Smoky Mountain Vacations April 12, 2022
    There’s a wide variety of destinations in this region. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers an enormous range of activities. The historic and attractive cabins in close-by Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge supply exceptional accommodations options for people who desire to get a feel for the area. This majestic area is considered to be a part ...
  • 5 Things To Consider When Going RV Camping for Senior Citizens April 12, 2022
    That’s simply how it is. It’s all a matter of just aging with dignity. And having fun along the way! Recreational vehicle camping is perfect for senior citizens. It’s as easy as hopping aboard and driving off to a camping site of your option, enabling you to enjoy nature and even a bit of outdoor adventure ...
  • Travel to Loire Valley, France April 6, 2022
    The Loire Valley in France is a beautiful and historic region with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do as a tourist in the Loire Valley: Visit the region’s famous castles: The Loire Valley is home to many famous castles, such as the ...
  • Travel Tips to European Nations- France February 18, 2022
    About the City of Paris Paris, the city of love, is an enormous city with lots of attractions easily accessible thanks to the highly effective public transportation system. It boasts of more than 80 museums and 200 art galleries. A trip to Disneyland and the stunning Eiffel tower will make the trip rewarding. The appealing travelers ...
  • Live life to the full and do the things you love to do – Video July 14, 2020
    Lee and Paul O’Connor are adventurous travellers who have written a book titled “We Did It Our Way”. In this book they tell wonderful stories of travel adventures – one year on motorcycles, travelling 80,000km through 40 countries.
  • The Pleasures Of Travel – Eating Local Foods July 14, 2020
    I confess that meandering slowly through local markets, eating traditional local food, is one of my greatest joys when I am travelling. It is wonderful to eat where the locals eat, to be part of their lives for a short while.
  • Cruise Ship Entertainment June 21, 2019
    Cruise ship entertainment involves everything from full-on variety shows in the theatre to small venue entertainment.  It’s the small venue entertainment that entices you to hang around the bar for an hour or two. Of course this depends on the quality of the cruise ship entertainers. Cruise Ship Entertainment Provides Second-hand Brushes With Fame The music of the latter half ...
  • Trip to Santorini Greece June 9, 2019
    Things you should know about Santorini Greece Santorini /Thira Santorini is the commonly used name by tourists, but it is officially named Thira.  Greece has many gems, but perhaps Santorini is the absolutely pick of the gems for its scenic beauty. Santorini is a tourist mecca perched on top of the remaining part of a massive volcano ...
  • Naxos – My Favourite Greek Island May 29, 2019
    Why Naxos Greece is my favorite Greek Island? Chora Naxos, Greece is part of the Cyclades Group, is everything I was looking forward to in a Greek Island. It is a wonderful blend of Greek tradition, with influences from the Venetian and Mycenaean civilizations. All this can be found within a small city that has all ...
  • Walking in the Footsteps of Ancient Civilisations in Delos Greece May 27, 2019
    Walking in the footsteps of ancient civilisations in Delos, Greece I won’t try and tell you the history of Delos Greece. It’s a Greek Island near Mykonos. There have been so many civilizations that contributed to the island that history all became a bit of a muddle in my mind. What remains with me is the awe-inspiring ...
  • Visiting Relaxed Paros, Cyclades Islands, Greece May 25, 2019
    The Greek Island of Paros, Greece Paros, Greece. A Greek Island that is part of the Cyclades group, looked a bit underwhelming when we arrived, but ferry ports are not usually attractive. Among the throngs of tourists, we dragged our suitcases along the cobbled streets following the directions of “find the bank with a yellow sign in ...
  • Why Are The Royal Family So Loved In Australia? March 25, 2019
    But you can’t deny the Windsors have a lot of appeal to many different people. No wonder the world’s press is so obsessed with them. But why do many people in Australia follow their every move.
  • Visit London: 10 Good Reasons To Include London In Your Holiday Planning January 16, 2019
    If you are planning a holiday you should consider these 10 reasons to visit London. There are so many wonderful places to visit but there is no other city in the world quite like London.  What makes London so unique? London is never boring. It’s a city that you can visit over and over. Each time you ...
  • 6 Perfect Destinations for the Adventurous Baby Boomer December 4, 2018
    Are you an adventurous baby boomer who loves to travel to new places? There’s a whole world to explore out there, and many adventurous baby boomers are in the unique position of having finished work, but not being anywhere near ready to settle down in a one place and stop travelling. If you’re an adventurous baby ...
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