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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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5 Top Spiritual Destinations To Visit In India

India, as a travel destination has always been known for its lush beauty, striking architecture, vibrance, chaos and a complete overload of diversity. In addition to all of that, India also stands as the most spiritual destination on earth. Having been the birthplace of major religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism, India has enough […]

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Senior Travel locations in The North of England

Senior Friendly locations to visit in the North of England Being a senior does not mean that you have to be limited to your activities and your travel, especially in the UK. There are a great many places to see and events which you can do which are catered to the more seasoned individual. From […]

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Travel truths you need to accept in order to stay happy on the road

by TheHipmunk Travel is one of the most educational and invigorating experiences that life has to offer. It allows you to get out of your routines and comfort zones, meet new people, experience different cultures and see more of the world. Couples trips can be highly romantic, and travel with a large group can create […]

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Los Angeles’s Lost Haunts: The Hidden City of Downtown L.A.

by TheHipmunk Los Angeles is known as a star-studded galaxy of excess and superficiality. It’s the land of reality television, struggling actors and failed musicians. However, away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, there is a hidden city full of history, culture and ghosts. After your neck is sore from looking […]

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Carry On with SF Ballet Principal Dancer Luke Ingham

By: Kelly Soderlund, Hipmunk Staff South Australia-born dancer Luke Ingham trained at the Australian Ballet School and performed with the Australian Ballet and the Houston Ballet before joining theSan Francisco Ballet as a soloist in 2012. Ingham was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2014, and has danced many soloist and principal roles for SF Ballet, including […]

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