Top attractions for seniors in Indonesia

Photo by CC user Gunkarta on Wikimedia Commons Retired recently, and want to take off on a real adventure for the first time in years? Indonesia provides you with many opportunities to do just this, as it possesses enough modern conveniences to keep you comfortable, while providing sights and experiences that one simply cannot see or […]

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Interesting places to visit on Hawaii’s Big Island

  So you’re thinking about finally making that trip to Hawaii after fantasizing about it for decades … good for you! After much research, you have decided to locate yourself on the Big Island, as it has a much more subdued scene, while still having plenty of attractions and tropical splendor to make your holiday […]

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Explore the great state of Maine in 2016

Looking for a great place to discover on vacation next summer? While Massachusetts has its fair share of attractions, its built-up nature wears a lot on many people. Maine, located a paltry 100 miles north of Boston, is the antidote to the frantic pace of life found in the highly urbanized lands to its south. […]

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Gaming havens in the USA besides Las Vegas

Looking to enjoy some gaming on vacation, but not keen on limiting your options to just Las Vegas? There are gaming havens in the USA that can be found in every corner of the country, and this article will show you where you can find them, and what you can expect to find when you […]

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Cheap places to retire in Southeast Asia

Nearing the age where you should be hanging up your hat from your chosen career, but don’t have near enough cash to stop where you live? There are countless cheap places to retire in Southeast Asia that will give your golden years the sheen that mutual fund planners had always promised you. How much can […]

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Senior friendly attractions in the Hawaiian Islands

Heading to America’s warmest state for some sunshine this winter? If you are so lucky to be doing this, be sure to check out some of the best senior friendly attractions in the Hawaiian Islands… The big island of Hawaii – Mauna Kea and coffee farms While it may not have the glamorous beaches that […]

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Holy Cheese Steak! Pope Francis in Philly

by thehipmunk Pope Francis once compared life to a journey. “When we stop,” he cautioned, “things don’t go right.” Taking cues from the hippest Pope to date, travellers from around the globe are journeying to the City of Brotherly Love, famous for its innovators (Ben Franklin), actors (Will Smith), and activists (Noam Chomsky), and infamous […]

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4 Reasons to Visit the Roman Catacombs

by thehipmunk In ancient Rome, burial within the city walls was forbidden. The pagan culture of the second and third centuries preferred cremation, despite the objections of the Christian minority. As land for graveyards was scarce, the Christians of the day cultivated a sense of community away from the public eye by digging burial tunnels into the […]

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The Most Majestic Architecture In Europe

by thehipmunk Traveling through Europe is a great way to experience not only some of the world’s best food, art, and culture, but also some of its best architecture. Architecture in Europe seamlessly blends the ancient with the modern to create a landscape that honors history, while also being innovative and forward-thinking. Though nearly every European […]

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A Stone’s Throw From Stonehenge Lies A Massive New Mystery

by thehipmunk Located in Wittshire, England, Stonehenge is one of the world’s most iconic man-made landmarks. Tourists flock to the raised stones to ponder their origins and meaning. Are these the marks of an alien burial site? Were ancient sacrificial rituals conducted here? How were these stones raised before the advent of modern technology? Stonehenge […]

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