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Once in my life, I bought a round the world ticket. My experience was favorable but I think the number of times these tickets are useful for most travelers is fairly limited for the reasons outlined in this post.
Some of my favorite food-related experiences were also very inexpensive. Sometimes, modest hole in the walls restaurants, kiosks, and street carts can feature some of the country’s best chefs.
Take Fifty Plus Nomad’s Living and Traveling in Mexico Workshop and Find Out My Secrets for Creating the Life of Your Dreams in Mexico
Always dreamed of traveling or living in Mexico but don´t know where to start? Take my one-on-one, 10-20 hour workshop at my home in Merida or online and learn what you need to know to make your Mexico-bound dreams a reality.
Find out why I consider Mumbai as the world’s most surprisingly interesting city. Mumbai is dirty, crowded, and polluted but also very sophisticated, modern, and culturally diverse. It features some outstanding museums and sights, too.
Without a doubt, one of the most frustrating parts of living as a fifty-plus nomad is dealing with airports. In my five years traveling around the world, I encountered several issues I did not anticipate including finding the right terminal, not having proof of onward passage, and unexpected fees….
When I was traveling around the world as a young man, I frequently got lonely. When I was able to travel around the world again long term, I deliberately participated in group tours, cruises, volunteering, and learning vacations to avoid loneliness. It worked wonders for me.
As a native Californian and a Spanish speaker, Spain and Portugal feel like my European home. The architecture, food, landscapes, weather,, and wine feel familiar and comfortable. Hopefully, if you read these quotes, you´ll understand more about my feelings for these delightful countries.
Often nowadays there doesn’t seem to be that much difference between budget and traditional airlines (legacy carriers). However, unless the difference in ticket prices between budget and traditional airline is above 15%, I would recommend choosing traditional airlines for the reasons outlined in this post.
I have spent a bit over six months traveling around Southeast Asia. I love the region’s fabulous food, rich culture, low-cost, and tropical landscapes. I selected these Best Southeast Asia Travel Quotes to show you what this region is all about.
I dream sometimes about living in a library. I love learning and books and travel are excellent teachers. I am not alone in finding books and travel great teachers. These quotes about travel books come from many sources.
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 am surprised how often I can get significant improvements in convenience and comfort when I don’t buy the cheapest ticket. Often, for example, I can fly in business class from the US to Cancun for only $20-40 above the cost of the cheapest ticket. Often for a…
This post explores how Fifty-Plus Nomads are different and similar to expats, refugees, immigrants, and migrants. It also talks about different communities that are similar to Fifty-Plus Nomads like snowbirds, RVers, and vanlifers.
While I do not always follow packing light tips, there are many other tips that I use all the time. This post outlines the tips that were most useful during my 5 years traveling around the world.
20 Ways Fifty Plus Nomad Can Help You Become a More Successful Extended Round the World Traveler and Expat
Fifty Plus Nomad is dedicated to becoming the best source of unbiased, useful, and up-to-date information and services for long-term travelers and expats over 50. Fifty Plus Nomad also offers classes in English and Spanish specially designed for the needs of older learners and workshop where travelers and expats…
The amount and number of travel taxes, fees, and other charges added to your bill will probably surprise you. Many are hidden and like everything else, taxes keep going up.