“Once you have been to a place, you have a feel for it,” Cliff says. “As you get older, you appreciate the subtleties a little more. You have done all the tourist stuff but getting to walk in the neighborhoods and feeling like you are living there by going to the grocery stores and markets, is the magic. You’re part of the fabric of the culture and not just a tourist.
Are your boot heels meant to be wanderin’? Bob Dylan sang something like that in “Mr. Tambourine Man.” And if you share the feeling, a job in the travel industry might be your ticket. Some 70,000 additional travel-related jobs — in places such as hotels, travel agencies, airports and museums — were created in the […]
Rich Americans Snap Up Irish Castles for Love and Discounts First-time visitors to Humewood Castle in Kiltegan, County Wicklow, can’t help it. They simply say, “Wow.”It’s that big, that stunning — that, well, fairy tale. It’s vast and turreted, and the view toward the mountains looks like a Hollywood backdrop. Humewood, an Irish estate on […]
When my friend Nancy turned 60, she became the “it” girl, she says. She took up tango dancing, lost weight, bought some cool high-heeled shoes, and felt really alive for the first time in years. Then she took the next step. She moved to Buenos Aires. She bought a beautiful condo there and now tangos a couple […]
Who doesn’t love a great travel deal? My husband, Cliff, and I are huge travel enthusiasts and we hit the trail whenever we can. I also get a great fiftysomething pleasure by taking one or more of my three nieces on what I call my “Auntie Mame” vacations. We’ve been to Dublin, London, Prague and […]