Culinary Adventures: Savoring Local Flavors Around the World

Calling all foodies and travel enthusiasts! If you’re a traveler of any age, you know that one of the best ways to immerse yourself in a new culture is through its cuisine. Join us on a culinary journey as we explore the world’s delectable delights and savor local flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. […]

Traveling in Style: Packing Tips and Fashion for the Mature Traveler

Are you a seasoned traveler who believes that style doesn’t have an age limit? Then you’re in the right place!  Whether you’re exploring ancient ruins in Greece, savoring wine in Italy, or taking a leisurely cruise down the Rhine, traveling in style is all about feeling confident, comfortable, and fabulous.  Here are some tips for […]

10 Essential Affirmations to Transform Your Travel Experience

Hey there, fellow DRIFTERS! Today, let’s talk about something that can truly elevate your travel game: Affirmations for Travel.  Why, you ask? Simple! Travel isn’t just about ticking off destinations; it’s a mindset, an experience that shapes us. Amidst the thrill of new places and cultures, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or lose sight of […]

Best Camera Tips – How to Buy a Camera: The Ultimate Guide to Purchasing a Camera

Are you a Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, or international traveler looking to purchase a camera? Do you feel intimidated by the vast array of options available in the market? Fear not, traveler, for I’ve compiled the ultimate no-frills guide to purchasing the right camera for your needs.  You don’t have to be a tech-savvy millennial […]

7 Unique Holiday Traditions Celebrated Around the World

Around the world, the holiday season is celebrated in wonderfully diverse and sometimes unusual ways. From roller-skating to Mass in Venezuela to enjoying KFC for Christmas in Japan, these unique traditions offer a fascinating glimpse into the varied ways that different cultures observe this festive time of year. Japan – KFC Christmas Dinner: The tradition […]

11 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays Around the World

It’s that time of the year again, when the world transforms into a kaleidoscope of festive celebrations, each brimming with its own unique charm and traditions. As we swap our everyday routines for the magic of the holiday season, I invite you to join me on a virtual sleigh ride across the globe. From the […]

10 More Reasons to Make “Good Mistakes” on the Road

Last time we spoke about 10 Good “Mistakes” to Make While Traveling and as long as you minimize them, hopefully, you won’t regret making these mistakes—well, not too much, anyway. Booking Accommodation Far from the Action: It’s a drag at first, but it forces you to explore areas you wouldn’t otherwise. Plus, you get to […]

10 Good “Mistakes” to Make While Traveling

Getting Lost: Sure, it’s nerve-wracking at first, but getting lost often takes you off the beaten path. It’s how you stumble upon those hidden gems—quaint cafés, secret gardens, interesting artisans—that don’t make it into the travel guides. Plus, it’s a great story for the grandkids. Trying “Weird” Foods: That initial grimace could turn into a […]

Tips for Staying Safe When Traveling

Safety is paramount when on the road, for travelers of all ages. Here are ten important travel tips focusing on safety: Research Extensively: Thoroughly research your destination, including safety conditions, local customs, and any recent developments or travel advisories. Knowledge is your best defense. Stay in Reputable Accommodations: Choose well-reviewed hotels or vacation rentals in […]

Exploring Wellness Travel: A Holistic Approach for Mature Travelers

Wellness travel focuses on rejuvenation and self-care. Baby boomers can benefit from this approach to ensure a healthy and fulfilling travel experience. Here’s how: Choose Wellness-Focused Destinations: Opt for destinations known for their wellness offerings, such as spa resorts, yoga retreats, or natural hot springs. Mindful Travel: Practice mindfulness while traveling. Engage in activities like […]