Advice for grandparents vacationing with extended family BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  As Covid-19 vaccinations increase and more and more extended families get together, many vacationing together, intergenerational conflicts may result.

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Travel the open road in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico BY SANDY BORNSTEIN My husband, Ira, and I frequently follow Walt Whitman’s timeless advice, “I take to the open

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LEARNING + TRAVEL: THE SECRETS TO LONG LIFE? New Survey Reveals the Belief that Travel Plus a Passion for Learning are Key BOSTON – We’ve all heard the theories that

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Double-Digit Trips with Grandkids BY CHERI FULLER  The bridges that grandparents build last for generations.              At a recent family gathering, our college granddaughter Caitlin said, “Nandy, one of my most

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Our outrageously successful intergenerational trip to Crested Butte BY SANDY BORNSTEIN When my husband and I raised four children, we never imagined our current scenario— an expat son living in

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Traveling with kids? Here is what you need to know Enjoying a vacation with your family is a great opportunity to create memories and enjoy new experiences. Plus, your children

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BY LIA JILL LEVITT “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” — Ernest Hemingway Cape Town, South Africa   Victoria Falls,

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10,000 Miles Is Not Too Far For This Grandmother By Mary G. Bennett (Denmark) At 37,000 feet on the second half of 20 hours of flying to reach my destination,

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International travel with grandkids BY JANET DIEMAN Mention the delights of post-retirement travel to a group of seniors, and eyes light up. Everyone, it seems, has a story to tell

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Dizzying and delightful views of Peru BY DEBBY CARROLL Want to visit an exotic location where you can see nature in all her spectacular glory, learn fascinating history, enjoy affordable,

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The “chicks” and “chiclets” who play together…  BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  A few years ago, Teenie and Randall Maddox started a family tradition in which Teenie, her two grown daughters

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Intergenerational travel is a great adventure! BY SANDY BORNSTEIN Traveling with a baby in arms requires extra planning. Add grandparents to the mix and the overall situation becomes a bit

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Grandpa Is The Problem BY MARY JANE HURLEY BRANT I’m blessed to be called Grandma by three beautiful grandchildren.   It’s a mighty title of distinction.  Seriously, these kids have validated

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According to the AARP travel survey…. Top 2017 Boomer travel trends show that almost all will travel for leisure with about half traveling internationally. Key findings include the following: General

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Editor’s Note:  We love this piece from travel expert, Sue Slaght, and think you will too. by Sue Slaght Traveling with our own children decades ago typically meant long road

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BY SUSAN ADCOX I’m lucky. My daughter and her husband were early adopters of the rent-a-home concept. Long before Airbnb was a thing, we were on the Big Island of

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BY PAT BURNS Looking for a resorts that caters to all generations? Situated just outside of Cancun, Mexico the Riviera Maya, Caribbean Coast has become one of the world’s most

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BY KAREN L. RANCOURT For grandparents who worry that their college-bound grandchild doesn’t seem emotionally and behaviorally ready for college, they might consider gifting them a “gap year.” More and

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By Lisa Carpenter – www.Grandmasbriefs.com I live in the mountains and my grandsons live in the desert. Which means neither they nor I have much opportunity to enjoy natural water

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By Donna L. Hull  |  For an authentic Italian adventure, My Itchy Travel Feet: The Boomer’s Guide to Travel recommends historic walking tours of small towns of Italy |  

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