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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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Five Amazing Travel Sites

Five Amazing Travel Sites

Posted in Blog, Boomer Life, Travel

By Paul Marshman   Most of us who like to travel spend a lot of time on the Internet, scouring the website for cheap travel deals. And most of the time we find the same stuff on most of them — the same flights and packages, with a few...

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Retiring In The Sun: It’s Within Reach But Choose Carefully

By Paul Marshman   For many years, the classic dream of retirement involved a rose-covered cottage and a visit from the grandchildren. But for some in the  baby boom generation, there’s a very different picture — one that includes warm weather, palm trees and a life in another culture....

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