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A nicely written article by guest contributor, Neha Singh, about the top sights to see in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. I also include comments about why am a big fan of visiting Dubai and why it is my favorite resort city.
Nothing can ruin your Fifty-Plus Nomad adventures faster than diarrhea, parasite, or other food-borne illness. Read here to discover 11 tips to avoid food safety problems. Hopefully, like me, you’ll find that you have fewer food-related problems as you travel for more time.
One of the most pervasive myths about traveling is that everybody wants the US dollar. The fact is most people do not want the dollar. Most of the time when they do want the dollar, you will lose money on the transaction. The few times that people…
One of the biggest challenges for long-term travelers is dealing with problems that come up at airports. Hopefully, this post will help you avoid some of the problems I’ve had getting to the airport.
This blog contains an interview from October 2004 with Casey Felton, the founder of Couchsurfing. Couchsurfing is much bigger today, and Casey Felton is not associated with the organization.
Trying and learning about new foods is one of the joys of traveling and living abroad long-term. This page of quotes about traveling and food will help inspire you to hit the road to try new foods, too.
I was lucky enough to spend five years traveling around the world in the 2010s. Hopefully, these quotes about long-term round the world will inspire you to follow in my footsteps.
Two of the best moments of my life occurred while traveling. The first was the overwhelming kindness of Japanese people that I met spending summer 1979 as a fourteen-year-old exchange student in Yaizu, Japan. The second was an unexpected exclusive visit and dinner at the Czarist summer palace in…
Unless you are careful, you will spend 7% more on foreign exchange conversion fees than you should. By making a few simple changes, I avoided these fees and saved myself $18,000 during my five-year, round-the-world journey.
Rick Steves has perhaps helped make European travel a reality for more Americans than probably anyone else. I admire and refer to him frequently. However, his audience is very specific. Many Fifty-Plus Nomads do not share the same attributes as Rick Steves’ audience.
This page of quotes about traveling alone, family travel, and traveling with friends, is composed quotes from of my Fifty-Plus Nomad blog and Facebook group page.
When I was younger being charged more for things than locals used to piss me off. Now I simply acknowledge it as part of traveling and living in third-world countries. I find the less it bothers me the less I attract aggressive vendors, too.
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I collected these fun facts About Italy to help you know more about this justifiably popular travel destination.
My favorite thing about travel is learning about life around the world. May this page of quotes about learning and travel from my Fifty-Plus Nomad blog and Facebook group page help inspire you to see the world, too.
I have a special place in my heart for France. France has my favorite food, painting style (Impressionism), and architecture worldwide. The people can be very opinionated, but they are also very hospitable and probably the most helpful people if you’re in a pinch in all of Western Europe. Read…