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Music and Cruising: A Match Made For Boomers

By Dave Price   It’s almost a certainty that in 1959 when Frankie Ford sang the line from his Top-20 hit “won’t you let me take you on a sea cruise” he couldn’t have imagined that in the 21st Century those words would apply to the new, floating, multi-day...

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Cruising Into Retirement

How do you feel about the idea of retiring on a cruise ship? There’s an increasing trend of people starting to consider this as an option – and for some good reasons. Here are just a few; Great amenities Imagine the options of great dining, nightly entertainment, health facilities...

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Voluntourism – Is This Really The Best Way To Help?

You want to help. You like to travel. You would love to combine the two. Voluntourism (a term used that combines volunteering and tourism) may be just what you’re looking for. But is it really? An article published by Reuters stated that volutourism is experiencing a drastic increase in...

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Travel Insurance – Why You Don’t Want To Leave Home Without It

Travel Insurance – Why You Don’t Want To Leave Home Without It

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Travel

According to a study conducted by the AARP, a whopping 99% of Baby Boomers plan to travel in 2016! But before you pack your bags and head out the door, you need to make sure you have the necessary travel insurance. Even a jaunt to another province or a...

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Five Problems and Five Solutions For Solo Travellers

Five Problems and Five Solutions For Solo Travellers

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Travel

By Paul Marshman Let’s face it: most of the travel industry is set up for people travelling in pairs or groups. But some of us have always travelled alone, and as the baby boomer generation gets older, there will likely be many more solo travellers in the future. There’s...

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Should You Buy or Rent Your Winter Home

Like many baby boomers, I’ve always dreamed of buying a winter home for my retirement, a place where the sun shines and the palm trees wave while the cold winds are blowing back home. I’ve spent a lot of time looking for just the right spot. But along the way, a question occurred to me: should I really buy my winter hideaway, or just rent?

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