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The airlines have consolidated so fast in the USA and Canada that only 5 players dominate the market. Learn what this means for consumers.
Find out the pros and cons of 6 popular multi-day tour companies (Overseas Adventure Travel, Road Scholar, Rick Steves, Trafalgar, Intrepid, and Caravan) This posts reflect my experience taking 40 tours with these companies pre-Covid.
I have spent eight years traveling around the world. I consider these eight years as the best in my life and hope to continue traveling regularly throughout my life. Hopefully, these quotes will inspire you to follow in my shoes.
I have loved Spanish ever since my first day in Spanish class in 1982. I hope these quotes will show you why i love it so much and inspire you to learn this beautiful language.
As these Best Caribbean Travel Quotes show, the Caribbean’s cultural and natural diversity is unmatched. People from every corner of the world populated the region and contributed to its rich culinary and cultural life. In addition, the Caribbean’s landscapes vary from deserts (like Aruba) to jungles (like Grenada).
In March 2020, I decided to live full-time as an expat in Merida, Mexico. It was not an easy decision. I spent 2011 to 2015 as a full-time traveler. From 2015 to March 2020, I lived part-time in Merida and Montreal and also traveled three to four months a…
How long do USA and Canadian citizens usually have permission to travel in another country? What can you do if you want to stay longer? What are some other issues that might cause problems when you try to enter another country?
One of the main challenges for expat retirees in Mexico is choosing the right place to live. This post explores the advantages and disadvantages of living in five types of communities in Mexico: expat havens, locally-oriented expat communities, Gringo Ghettoes, off-the beaten path communities, and business havens
Check out my collection of the Best Australia and New Zealand Travel Quotes and discover why this far-off corner of the world impressed me more than expected. Both countries feel geographically like the Western United States populated and governed by boisterous Canadians. (To me, the perfect combination)
Here are dozens of tips to hack your way toward low-cost flights and hotel rooms using frequent flyer and other travel loyalty programs.
I used frequent flyer points to pay for 40% of all my flights during my five-year trip around the world. It was easier to do in 2011-2015 when I traveled; however, it is still a good way to help pay for your travels. Here s a guide to how…
One of my biggest surprises in traveling around the world for five years was how much I enjoyed guided multi-day tours. It is nice to have other people deal with arrangements. Many of the tour guides are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. My fellow travelers were usually kind and interested…
In recent years, many developed countries have required citizens from other developed countries to get ¨electronic travel authorizations¨ (ETA) before entering their country. Here is more information to help Fifty Plus Nomads get their ETAs.
In small doses, I love resorts, amusement parks, and festivals during my long-term travels. They are like the perfect little break when traveling intensely around the world. I selected these quotes because they capture why I treasure these travel experiences.
I like learning foreign languages. Over time, I have tried to learn ten languages and have become reasonably conversant in four languages. Through trial and error, I have found these 12 tips for making learning more fun and rapid.
10 Tips for Finding the Best Hop-On/Hop-Off, Free Walking Tours, and Other Guided Day Tours Worldwide
One of my favorite things while traveling worldwide for eight years was taking guided day tours worldwide. Over the years, I have participated in around 400 such tours worldwide and gathered this list of tips to help you enjoy these trips as much as I have.