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HuffPost Live: Seniors and Adventure Travel

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, General Considerations, Magazine Articles & Other Publications On July 23, 2015 Comments Off on HuffPost Live: Seniors and Adventure Travel

I had the pleasure of participating on a panel for HuffPost Live discussing seniors and adventure travel. The tagline: Many assume retirement means slowing down and taking time… Read More »

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 »

Reader Question: Taking a Road Trip with Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On July 12, 2015 Comments Off on Reader Question: Taking a Road Trip with Aging Parents

TWAP friend SusanE contacted me for tips on how to tackle the 24-hour drive from Sacramento, CA to Oklahoma City, OK with her 78-year old mom on board…. Read More »

See the ocean one last time

My Dad wanted to see the ocean one last time….

In Guest Posts, North America On June 30, 2015 Comments Off on My Dad wanted to see the ocean one last time….

Oh my goodness folks, what a Guest Post we have today. I’m in Las Vegas for work and thank goodness I read this while still in my hotel… Read More »

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Traveling with Pets and Aging Parents

In General Considerations, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On May 30, 2015 Comments Off on Traveling with Pets and Aging Parents

Although I grew up with pets (5 inside dogs and 3 outside, horses and two pet chickens), Mom and I don’t own any now. But lots of elderly… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 2)

In North America On May 10, 2015 Comments Off on What to do in Helena Montana (Part 2)

In Part 1 of what to do in Helena Montana, I recommended five sites to visit if you find yourself in Helena in the winter months (during summer,… Read More »

GUEST POST: Samujana Villas Thailand – HEAVEN for the whole Family!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Guest Posts On May 4, 2015 Comments Off on GUEST POST: Samujana Villas Thailand – HEAVEN for the whole Family!

What a wonderful story from Peter Minkoff on his vacation with his parents to Thailand. He is a free-spirited traveler and an occasional writer from Brisbane, Australia. He… Read More »

What to do in Helena Montana (Part 1)

In North America On April 26, 2015 Comments Off on What to do in Helena Montana (Part 1)

In my “real” job, I own a consulting and training company, Val Grubb & Associates, and I had a job in Helena, Montana last week. It was exciting… Read More »

neon signs of Nashville

Neon Signs of Nashville!

In Humor, North America On April 13, 2015 Comments Off on Neon Signs of Nashville!

In early March, Mom and I went to Nashville for the weekend. We stayed at a beautiful hotel, the Hermitage, had lunch at a fun Blues place (Bourbon… Read More »

Weekend in Nashville with Mom – Day 2

In North America On March 8, 2015 Comments Off on Weekend in Nashville with Mom – Day 2

We had quite the full day after landing in Nashville (see Day 1 blog), so we slept late before going to brunch at The Southern Steak & Oyster…. Read More »