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Reader Question: Is an African safari safe for my 92-year-old Mom?

In Africa, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Hotels, Reader Questions On July 20, 2015 Comments Off on Reader Question: Is an African safari safe for my 92-year-old Mom?

We really are lucky. We live in an age where there is very little holding us back from realizing our dreams, attacking our bucket lists, and experiencing the… Read More »

Booking a Hotel if your Parent has Special Needs

In Hotels, Mobility Challenges On August 14, 2014 Comments Off on Booking a Hotel if your Parent has Special Needs

Before I finalize the decision on which city or country to visit with my octogenarian mom (and particularly before booking anything that’s nonrefundable), I always take a quick… Read More »

Discounts on Lodging: Vacation Rentals

In Hotels, Senior Discounts On July 10, 2014 Comments Off on Discounts on Lodging: Vacation Rentals

This September I’ll be attending the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for the second year in a row, Even though I’ll have a numb bum after sitting through… Read More »

Summer Flashback!!!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Hotels On December 14, 2013 Comments Off on Summer Flashback!!!

Gonna be a lloonngg winter folks (when it finally arrives next week!!).  I’m currently in LA but heading back tomorrow night to NYC.  Hopefully I’m late enough that… Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 2): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

In Hotels, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On November 21, 2013 Comments Off on INTERVIEW (Part 2): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

Any trip requires preparation, and when one of the travelers is an aging parent who might have mobility issues or other needs, some extra preparations may be required…. Read More »

INTERVIEW (Part 1): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

In Gadgets, Hotels, Interviews w. Interesting People, Travel Prep Resources On November 19, 2013 Comments Off on INTERVIEW (Part 1): Will Perry, Senior Hotel Executive

Mom’s mobility has decreased in recent years (during our last couple of trips together, she had to rely on a wheelchair for any long-distance travel), so when planning… Read More »