Showdown: London vs. Paris

by TheHipmunk From the face of Big Ben to the peak of the Eiffel Tower, some of Europe’s capital cities certainly hold a lot of attraction for tourists. Both London and Paris offer travelers not just some great hotels, they also provide top-notch cuisine, museums filled with artifacts, beautiful parks, and landmarks that hold significant and […]

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See 1K Years of Irish History in a 5-Day Road Trip (Legendary Pubs Included)

by TheHipmunk There are as many reasons to see Ireland as there are people who travel to the Emerald Isle. History, geology, pub culture, folklore, and breathtaking views are all par for the course for travelers to the island. If you have a few days to spare, you can soak up nearly all that Ireland has […]

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5 travel insurance tips for seniors

Today’s savvy seniors are fit to travel and raring to go! With loads of energy and a more laid-back schedule, there’s never been a better time to see the world. However, if you’re over 60, you may find it tricky to find a purse-friendly policy. Your golden years are a prime time to jet off […]

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Discover the Yukon’s best attractions

For many seniors with ample time on their hands and a craving for the open road, driving the length of the Alaska Highway is a bucket list achievement is one that many check off each and every year. Along the way, you’ll pass through Canada’s Yukon Territory, which is a stunning route that passes through […]

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Exploring the Balkans this summer? Don’t miss these 4 fabulous destinations

If your travel plans have you exploring the Balkans this summer, you are in for a treat, as many of the cultural treasures that define Western Europe can be found here as well. However, the price points are much lower than their continental contemporaries, and the local citizenry are far less jaded than in spots […]

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Top attractions in Bulgaria

Thinking about heading to Europe on holiday this summer? While many parts of Western Europe have gotten prohibitively expensive in recent decades, other parts of the continent have remained blessedly cheap, making the Old World very much in play for those of fixed incomes. Of all the nations in Eastern Europe, Bulgaria has been attracting […]

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Top five cultural highlights in Tokyo

Heading to Japan this year, but don’t know what to see during your time in this nation’s largest city? The following five cultural highlights in Tokyo will give you the best sense of this mega city’s place within Japan, and the world… 1) Imperial Palace Home to the royal family of Japan, the Imperial Palace […]

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Top breakfast spots in the USA

In a nation known for some of the world’s best comfort food dishes, it should come as no surprise that it also hosts of the planet’s best breakfast joints. Which places could rightly be considered to be among the top breakfast spots in the USA? The establishments below certainly rate to be among the top […]

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Best restaurants in Orlando

If your travels this spring have you venturing to the theme park capital of the world, you might be surprised to learn that this city also holds its own in the culinary department as well. The following best restaurants in Orlando will rank up there with the attractions you visit as the highlight of your […]

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A Walking Tour of Old Town Marbella

El Casco Antiguo, also known as Old Town, in Marbella, is filled with historic buildings and fragrant fruit trees. It’s layout is based on the ancient Arabic city that was built over a thousand years ago. It is all too easy to get caught up in the experience when walking among the balconies lined with geraniums and […]

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