In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this
financially independent lifestyle, they invite you
to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.
6 Tips to Make Traveling Easier
Traveling is challenging enough with all one has to think about – getting
the best price on airline tickets, arranging for lodging reservations, and
being sure your passport is up-to-date with no expiration in the next 6
months. Who will watch your home, pets and garden while you are away? Then
50plus Expeditions is an
adventure travel company specializing in active trips to exotic destinations for
travelers 50 and over.
Best Places to Visit in the World Want to take a trip but
don't know where to go? Check out this blog post for 100
suggestions, with tips on how to get there, why you might want
to go, and other miscellaneous useful information.
Aaron Carotta had his beginnings through a life
changing event, diagnosed with cancer in 2008, at the age of 30. Author of the
book, The Four Hour Work Week, he now does adventure TV episodes among other
To Africa Tours is a boutique
company specializing in leisure travel to Eastern and Southern Africa and the
Islands of the Indian Ocean - Seychelles, Mauritius and Madagascar. A team of
professionals will will help
you plan family travel, honeymoons, golfing and spa trips "spafaris", wine
and culinary tours, and cultural excursions. See their map of
American Profile is an exciting site for those who love America, her spirit,
her history and her vast choices for travel destinations. Want to plan a
vacation around historical people? Or perhaps you'd like to attend any of the
countless festivals around America that celebrate her. Get recipes, follow the
latest celebrity news, or write about your own home town. Fun site.
The world's best low
cost airline for trips throughout Asia, the United Kingdom, Philippines,
World & International Airfare Experts. Custom Trips.
The Air DB collects
information about airport, airlines, and connections world wide. Want to know
about a specific airline carrier and where they might fly? Want to find out what
their individual websites are?
click here. If you are
looking for airlines that service North America including Mexico,
click here. Asia?
click here. Europe?
Africa? click here.
Americans Abroad Connecting the world, making new friends around the
Here's a way to connect with other
Americans living or visiting abroad who, like you, are looking for
someone to go to a museum with, or to talk politics or have dinner or a
drink with. Or for your kids to have a playdate with. Skype a new friend on the other side of the globe!
Answers for Travel Questions has
flight information and utilizes search engines to answer questions you may
have on any subject regarding travel - even how to find a dentist in Mexico.
If they don't have your answer in their data base, if you give them your
email address, they will reply to you within 72 hours.
Ask The Dutch Guy Blog
Information about travel through the Netherlands.
Baby Boomer Travel Experts Reveal Their 3 Favorite Places to
Travel Top Baby Boomer travel experts were asked "If you
could only travel to 3 places in your lifetime, what would be
your 3 favorite places?"
Backpacking Spirit Tips,
supplies, destinations, travel gear, interviews.
The Benefits of Globe Trotting
Globe Trotting is also known as slow travel - and in our case,
very slow travel. Wanderlust is in our blood. We enjoy learning
about and experiencing uniquely unusual locations around the
globe. We prefer experiences over stuff, and it is one of the
reasons we travel. Several more are listed in this article.
The Best Beach Find the best beaches
around the world, beach reviews, beach tips, beach gifts, beach activities and
safety tips. If you love the beach, start here.
Boatbound Rent everything from from
kayaks to yachts on this site, which pre-screens renters.
Bookmundi.com The ultimate travel hacks and tips.
Boomeropia An online travel resource
Boots n All is a travel community with
guides, current deals on airfares, forums for info, insight and tips,
round-the-world travel, hostels, and more.
Catch 22 is
the one stop shop for all your online travel accessories, travel security
products, outdoor gear and camping equipment. 20 years experience in
Adventure Travel and the Outdoors, Catch 22 offers travel products, tips,
links, and advice to help anyone leaving for that adventure of a lifetime or
a long weekend camping.
CDC Vaccinations- THE place to check
what immunizations are needed for your destination.
Chapala and Mexico Travel Information Find out about living Lakeside from
our own recommendations. Forums, weather, real estate, restaurants, activities,
medical information and more.
How to find Senior airfare discounts.
Clever Travel Companion How
do you keep your valuables safe, no matter where you go or what you do? The
Clever Travel Companion makes antitheft products that help travelers keep their
belongings safe at all times and ensures a fun and safe trip, no matter where
Columbia Sportswear- Outdoor wear and
travel gear that is multipurpose, comfortable and rugged. They offer a discount
if you sign up as a member.
The Dropout Diaries
Barbara is a double drop-out who is researching
lifestyle design, location independence and digital nomadism.
Discover more than 8,000 learning adventures in all 50 states and more than
90 countries abroad. Road Scholar has been a leader in educational travel
since 1975 and offers in-depth and behind-the-scenes
learning experiences for almost every interest and ability. History,
culture, nature, music, outdoor activities such as walking and biking,
individual skills, crafts, study cruises - enjoy these and many more travel
opportunities with Road Scholar.
Boats on the shore of Lake Atitlan,
ElderTrav is an information resource on
senior alternative vacations as well as a listing of companies that offer senior
adventure travel throughout the world. Domestic and international travel.
ElderTreks offers active, off the
beaten track, small group exotic adventures by land or sea for travelers 50
plus. Use your frequent flier points, stop en route, fly business class, arrive
a few days early, or extend your stay. Personalized flight itineraries to suit
Essential Guidelines for Travelers Keeping your essential
personal and finance information safe while on the road should
be at the top of your list. Losing your passport or credit card
while traveling means you are in for some serious inconvenience.
Everything About Travel
Do you want to know how to travel really cheap? How to travel
overseas safely? Fly for less than the cheapest online fares? Live out of a
day pack for a month? Hide documents and money when overseas? This site has
information you won't find elsewhere.
Families Go Travel makes planning
family vacations less exhausting by providing all the information you might
Family on Bikes is an adventure
blog about a family touring the world on bicycles. Talk about out of the box!
They write about dangers on the road, how they afford to live this dream and how
they educate their two boys while living in country after country.
FlightFox Have an unusual combination of
destination cities for your travels? Not satisfied with the cost of flight
fares? Use a crowd of Flight Experts to compete to find you the best flights.
Guaranteed lowest prices for international and multi-city flights.
Flyer Talk is the world's most popular
frequent flyer community! Check out the
forum page to learn about travel
products, travel technology, frequent flyer programs and travel news.
Focus on Mexico Focusing on the Lake
Chapala area, you can take a look at cost of living information, get your
questions about health care answered, find out about immigration, legal matters
Fodor's Travel Talk Want to find about a country where you have never been? Try
the travel forums at Fodor's Travel Talk to get useful information from
those who have been there.
Frommers Travel Guide, Forum Like to travel? Senior but young at heart? Want ideas?
Join the forum, read trip suggestions.
Gas Buddy- a phone app that gives
you the cheapest pricing for all gas stations near your GPS coordinates.
Global Finance World's Safest Countries - Some nations experience
earthquakes and hurricanes frequently, others have high crime or protracted
wars—which countries are safest? Global Finance has answers.
Google Street View- a wonderful
tool for getting a 360’ street view of a neighborhood, community, landmark
etc. A great tool when planning drives on questionable roads.
Grownup Travels Information
and inspiration for travelers, aged 45+. The best souvenirs are stories.
Healthy Travel Dr Jolie Bookspan is a scientific researcher in
human physiology. She studies how the body works in normal conditions, and
how it works in extremes of being hot or cold, being in space, on a
mountaintop, or underwater, during exercise, when injured, and other
conditions. For healthy travel tips from how to prevent 'traveler's belly'
to how to prevent back pain when backpacking, check out her site!
Hiking the El Camino Trail When we discovered our friends,
and Jim McLeod were going to walk this trail, we couldn't wait to hear
more about it from a personal experience point of view. Enjoy their comments
and discoveries in this pictorial.
Hooked on Adventure At nineteen
years of age, it was the trip of my lifetime. One of my very first travel
adventures was in the early 70s when I went cross country as a passenger on
a motorcycle. My parents were probably terrified for me, but my boyfriend
was a good driver, gasoline was $0.29 a gallon, I had $400 in cash and a
plastic coat. What could go wrong?
How Travel Prepares You for the Unexpected Travel is often dealing
with the unknown, and things can change quickly. There really isn’t any
“normal,” only adjusting to what is, and having a plan in, out, or around.
Gorgeous rushing turquoise water
in New Zealand
Just a backpack and a
rollie Explore. Simplify. Find joy. Radically thinking their
Kayak allows you to choose from which
site to purchase your travel tickets - through an online travel agency or
consolidator such as Orbitz or Airfare.com. Kayak's search engine can find
all kinds of travel products– from flights and hotels to rental cars and
Let's Go Travel Guides Travel, study,
work, play. Maps available also.
The Lonely Planet
Newsletter, travel forums, travel stories, volunteer opportunities. How
do you know if you would like to see a particular country? Check it out
Lightweight Luggage Links The advantages of traveling light present
themselves more and more. Whether you want to save money on extra luggage fees
from the airlines or simply are tired of lugging the weight around, these links
will point you in the right direction.
Make the Most of Feasting Internationally
12 tips on eating well while traveling and still stay on a
Need a Mailing Address in the U.S.? Try This!
- The best prices in the industry, three plans from which to
choose. View your mail online from anywhere in the world or have
them send you the physical mail to any address you choose.
Meal Sharing The site offers the chance
to get a dinner invitation from locals in 425-plus cities.
The world's most comprehensive travel search engine. Searches over 140
travel sites to get the travel information, airline tickets, hotels, cars,
cruises and the prices you want. Search by destination or activity. Free
More Time to Travel Advice on
travel after 50. Cruises, hotels and spas, food and wine, tips.
Must-See Places in Mexico Mexico is
a huge country and it's hard to know where to go if you only have a limited
time to visit this nation. Some people prefer the beaches, some might want
to take advantage of the culture, history and international restaurants, and
others could consider emigrating to spend their retirement years there.
Below are must-see towns and cities along with useful notes to help you get
an idea of what Mexico offers.
OAT Travel Overseas Adventure
Travel - you can discover the world in a small group on either land or sea.
Small groups allow for more intimate, and authentic, encounters with local
life—and provide a level of spontaneity and camaraderie that simply isn’t
possible in larger groups.
Online Maps offers current maps of
the world, maps of current and general interest, topographic, historic and more.
Route planning sites, City, State, County and weather maps. Worth spending some
Otts World Off the
beaten path travel destinations, and life experiences of a
single female world wanderer.
Packing Light Whether you are
looking for luggage, wrinkle-free clothing, accessories or learn how to pack
light check out these links.
Packing Like a
Nomad Picking the right suitcase, hand luggage, getting to your frequently
used stuff and protecting your stuff.
Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides See more, spend less! Guides for cities
and countries. Worth your time to view.
Pajama Traveling Club is a luxury travel club, exclusively for women.
Our members are looking for special travel experiences, including great
itineraries, beautiful accommodations, terrific cuisine, fun fellowship, and
safe and attentive customer service.
Rand McNally Travel Store a famous
map and travel brand where you will find all the specialty items.
Raising Miro on the road of life. A travel blog about a single mom and
her son. They chronicle their adventures as they travel the world together.
might journey to uncommon and even exotic ports of call as a cruise ship
relocates to a new region. They are available most months of the year and
include itineraries such as Alaska to Hawaii, Alaska to the Mexican Riviera
and transatlantic sailings between the Mediterranean and the Caribbean. Some
sailings transit the Panama Canal.
Responsible Travel helps you
find holiday packages where you can travel like a local, no matter if you
are surfing, diving, bird watching, cycling or getting involved with an
A Mayan native wrapped Billy's head in
a scarf for this photo
Relocation Our own site which gives you dozens of links to Expat
forums, Expat sites, how to find your perfect spot and more.
Retirement Visa for an EU Country Q&A with a Reader and some resources.
Steves Through the Back Door For 30 years Rick Steves has taught smart
European travel. Tours, travel store, website, Rick on the radio, Rick on
TV, guidebooks, free podcasts, free newsletter. Travel
Tips: Phone and Technology
Rome on Foot is an
video ebook like you have never seen before. Describing six walking tours of
Rome, this video ebook has 36 short movies, 350 color photos and 600 pages
of text. Direct emails and websites for over 1100 hotels in many of Europe's
main cities. Take a look at their
travel videos of Europe here.
The Rough Guides publish
guides to hundreds of worldwide destinations, as well as benchmark books
on diverse subjects, from Ethical Living to iPods and Opera. Browse them
online and check them out!
SafeAround Designed and thought for
travellers, SafeAround has gathered data from numerous sources in order to give
each country and city a safety rating.
Schengen Visa Info A blog post from Nomadic Mike on How to
(Legally) Stay in Europe for more than 90 Days. Detailed and
clear with useful information.
Seat Guru will help you find the best seat before you fly with a
list of airline amenities, and flight information. They will also help
you to find cheap flights.
Senior Travel Discounts - The SimpleDollar Ultimate Guide How to
save money on hotels, flights, car rentals, sightseeing & more!
Sixty and Me
Women over 60 are known for having a spirit of adventure. If you’ve
wanted to travel and explore new countries, take an adventure tour, go
on a Caribbean or Mediterranean cruise, relax with a yoga retreat, or
even just see more of the attractions in the region where you live, now
is a great opportunity to make your travel dreams a reality.
Hotels, Car Rentals, travel warnings, map of the world price
Smarter Travel for Seniors
If you are on the go and prefer a mainstream travel theme with tempting deals on
heavily discounted transportation, sign up for the free Senior Travel
Spinlister This site matches travelers
looking to rent bicycles, skis and snowboards with owners willing to rent
Stickman's Guide to Bangkok
Everything you need to know
about living and working in Bangkok including accommodation, employment,
medical care, the internet, mobile phones, Thai people, teaching
English, traveling, dealing with the police and general advice for those
planning to stay longer than a holiday.
Stride Travel Uncover
and compare the best guided tours and adventure trips. Guided
tours, small ship cruises, and vacation packages from hundreds
of tour operators and cruise lines. Pick your perfect trip in
just one click with real reviews, expert advice, and clear
Find the perfect luggage for your style of travel. Computer bags, backpacks,
rollies, adventure travel and standard styles.
Senior Travel.about.com Whether it
is Senior Travel basics, bargains, safety issues, domestic or international
travel, you will find helpful information for you on this site.
Thailand Travel Guide, Virtual Tourist Tips, photos, packing
lists, transportation, local customs, hotels.
Travel After 55 The purpose of this
website is to encourage middle aged and senior people to travel after 55.
View your postal mail online anywhere in the world with an
online postal mailbox. Receive your mail and parcels anywhere in
the world with our mail forwarding options. Open and scan,
forward, or shred. - Securely view your mail online anywhere!
Travel Link Sites Travel bloggers share
travel destinations and secrets.
The Quinta Real Hotel
and Restaurant in Oaxaca, Mexico
The Pacific Coast of Mexico is a collection of
information on Mexico that relies heavily on travelers themselves. The
information contained here presents the pros and cons of life in Mexico. Here's
their index page.
Third Age Tours Fully escorted
small group tours of New Zealand and overseas.
Backpacking travel guide for Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and
Singapore. According to Lonely Planet, Travelfish is:
"The most consistently updated website
for independent travelers to Southeast Asia". Gear, plan, pack, trips and
Language Guides by World Nomads
basic travel phrases in 25 different languages including Spanish,
German, Dutch, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Swahili & Nepali.
FREE downloads for iPhones and MP3s. MSNBC recently rated the
WorldNomads.com language guide series the #1 freebie language App for
2/2 Chaiyapoom Rd., Thapae Gate, Chiangmai , 50300 Tel : 053 : 874280 ,
874091 , 232352 Fax : 053 : 232300 Email :
firstname.lastname@example.org Although there
are many to choose from, we have had great service and communication with Travel
Shoppe. They are a travel agency established in Chiangmai for nearly 20 years
and providing air tickets for both domestic and international flights. They
specialize in worldwide air fares to worldwide. Free consulting for travel
arrangements. Ask for Pidet, and tell him we sent you!
Travelzoo The Travelzoo Top 20 is
the definitive list of the week’s best travel deals. Every week, their team
researches, evaluates and
hundreds of airfare, hotel, vacation package, cruise and rental car deals.
Only the most competitive make the Top 20. The Test Booking Center confirms
the accuracy and availability of every deal before the list goes out. Hotel
specials, vacation specials, cruises, shows, events, airfares.
A man taking a break at
a Plazita in Guanajuato, Mexico
The Truth About Mexico News
headlines about Mexico have you scared? Those actually living in Mexico see a
massive disconnect between what is being reported in the news about Mexico, and
what they see when they look out their windows.
and reports by State.
USA XO Tours, Inc., 7901-M
Pioneer Blvd., Artesia, CA 90701,
fax, 714-350-8159 cell. Email Stephanie at
We have used
Stephanie Shen as our travel agent for our international flights to
Asia since we began visiting Thailand. She gives us great prices and
service. We highly recommend her to you.
Vacations To Go
If you like to cruise but not pay full price, you might find this site
helpful. There are River Cruises, African Safaris, Single Cruises, Theme
Cruises, Family Cruises, World Cruises, Luxury Cruises and more.
Overlanding? Overlanding gives you an opportunity to
explore the world and learn from it. But what is it? You will
get its history, the lifestyle, and the very basics that you
need to know from this site.
Walking the World offers domestic
and international walking tours for those who are 50 plus. Experience a
country's natural beauty and culture first hand.
Journey Women's adventures, vacations and experiences.
What to Do with Mail on Long-term Travel?
Betweenyour automatic payments and your online check writing ability, you can
manage just about anything.
Which Budget offers flights for every
budget with NO fees and NO commissions! Search cheap flights from 260 airlines,
203 countries, 1,632 airports.
Bread Living large on a small budget.
Women Travel the World
World Nomads Travel insurance,
recommended by Lonely Planet. Available to people from over 150 countries,
designed for adventurous travelers, cover for medical, evacuation, baggage
and activities. Learn basic travel phrases in 25 different languages including Spanish,
German, Dutch, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Swahili and Nepali.
Get their free
language guides here.
Adventures setting up a lifestyle where the family can travel - and be
educated - together with the world as their teacher.
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About the Authors
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are
recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on
topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of
information they share on their award winning website RetireEarlyLifestyle.com,
they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since
1991. They wrote the popular books, The
Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and Your
Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website
Early Lifestyle appeals to a different
kind of person – the person who prizes their
independence, values their time, and who doesn’t
want to mindlessly follow the crowd.