Tasty tour of Talbot County, Maryland Mar23

Tasty tour of Talbot County, Maryland

As an area with such rich history, Eastern Maryland is a not-to-be-missed destination for young and old alike.  From the Revolutionary War to the War of 1812 to the Civil War, you can’t get any closer to the pulse of these events. Home to monuments, museums and battlefields, if you want to relive the events, this is where you want to come. Oh yeah, and when you’ve had your fill of scholarly research, there are great places to eat and have fun besides. C’mon down to the eastern shores of Maryland Coming east across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, you’ll want to follow the signs east towards Ocean City.  After the split with Route 301, look for...

Quick getaways in Maryland Mar13

Quick getaways in Maryland

  A trip to the nation’s capital is something everyone should do, but get stuck in gridlock on the beltway for an hour or two, and you’ll be looking for an escape. A weekend getaway to Eastern Maryland is in order. Head east from Washington, DC – follow Route 50 – drive for less than 90 minutes and you’ve escaped to the Chesapeake Heritage Area.  If eastern seaboard history is your interest, you’ve landed in Nirvana.   Top things to do in Maryland The eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay is alive with history, not to mention my favorite seafood – crabs. The three counties surrounding Route 50 (Kent County to the north, Queen Anne’s...

Delaware Beer Wine & Spirits Trail – you’ve reached the end Mar02

Delaware Beer Wine & Spirits Trail – yo...

This is the final segment of our 19 Places you’ll want to visit in Delaware.  Links to the previous suggestions occur below or start here for our first in the series of 19 Places you’ll want to see in Delaware. Lewes, DE 17)  Zwaanendael Museum  Dare you to say that three times fast.  Seriously though, the Zwaanendael Museum (102 Kings Highway; Lewes, DE 19958 (302) 645-1148) commemorates the first Dutch settlement in Delaware in 1631. This three-story museum presents artifacts and exhibits that showcase the maritime, social and military history of this part of the eastern shore. A large exhibit focuses on the His Majesty’s DeBraak, a ship...

Travel Tips For Globetrotting Seniors Feb28

Travel Tips For Glob...

Everyone deserves a break, even when you’re a senior living on a pension. With the health benefits that comes with travelling it is often recommended that people over the age of 60 stay as active as possible. In research conducted by AARP, baby boomers tend to go on an average of 4-5 trips in...

Destination Dover, DE – history surrounds you Feb23

Destination Dover, DE – history surrounds you

This is the fourth segment of our 19 Places you’ll want to visit in Delaware.  Links to the previous suggestions (1 through 12) occur below. Dover, DE 13)  First State Heritage Park   Delaware’s first urban “park without boundaries” is where cultural and historic sites come together for a delightful, walkable days’ worth of activities.  The buildings are all beautiful to look at from outside, but your first stop should be the Visitor Center (121 Martin Luther King Blvd. North (a.k.a.  121 Duke of York Street) ; Dover, DE 19901 (302) 739-9194) where you can pick up a map that explains not only what each building contains, but also various...

Savor Wilmington – there’s something for everyone Feb16

Savor Wilmington – there’s something for everyone...

Continuing our series on 19 delightful places to visit in Delaware. If you missed the first suggestions you’ll find a link below for more great vacation destinations in Delaware. Wilmington, DE 8)  Wilmington’s annual festivals   There’s plenty to keep you coming back to Wilmington.  Here are just a couple of the more popular festivals you might want to catch on your next trip. Brandywine Festival of the Arts For over a half-century, Wilmington has been bringing together the best of both local and national artists in a show that now tops 250 artists. Last year, more than 20,000 visitors were enthralled by the talent shown by these...

Boomers only- how are you feeling? Jan03

Boomers only- how are you feeling?

. Our articles this year will be more focused on the Boomer generation, so we’d like to know your status. Are you up for action or are you ready to relax? Take our one question survey please, and we’ll publish the results next month.  Be sure to hit “Submit” after your selection. . Loading…   Results will be published next month.  Thanks so much for responding.    Please share this article with your social...

Ten top tips for tel...

  Traveling to Rio or anywhere else internationally?  Here are ten tips to make sure your phone is a blessing and not a curse while you travel…shared from the folks at AT&T, makers of my favorite device, the ZTE Mobley. While traveling: Disable email auto-check o   Switch your...

5 Travel Apps Guaranteed to Save You Money Aug04

5 Travel Apps Guaran...

There are few possessions as valuable to the modern traveler as their smartphone. Not only does this compact, easy to carry device offer value through a wealth of information, it can also help you save a packet on your next trip. Via a huge array of inexpensive – and often free –...

Visiting the Islands of Ireland Jul30

Visiting the Islands...

With this summer being the hottest in quite some time, doesn’t the thought of cool ocean breezes sound great? One of the coolest places to experience them is Ireland and they’ve got dozens of islands you’d love to explore.  Thanks to Murphy of Ireland in County Donegal, for...

June issue is available now Jun04

June issue is availa...

Check out our June Issue for travel inspiration!  Bringing you ten of our favorite international destinations and some favorite photos of mine for each location.  We’ve got another article on tech you’ll need when traveling and our grand Dad’s and Grad’s Gift Guide.  Check out this month’s...

Which holidays are best for travel? You may be surprised May28

Which holidays are b...

Anyone who’s had to travel during the holidays knows how taxing it can be. If you’re driving, the crowded highways and terrible drivers could wear down even the patience of Gandhi. And, if you’re taking to the airports, throngs of stressed travelers and delayed flights likely await. With so...