Why just camp when you can glamp?

By: Ivey Noojin
Posted on: May 06, 2020

Editor’s Note: As of the time of publication, the COVID-19 virus has spread throughout the world. Especially for vulnerable adults, this is not the time to travel anywhere for enjoyment. Please enjoy this travel section as armchair entertainment and for planning your future travel in healthier times. Camping in the outdoors is all fun and games until your back seizes up or the... READ MORE

Visiting Santa Fe, Taos’ larger neighbor

By: Victor Block
Posted on: April 07, 2020

A first-time visitor to Santa Fe may initially view the city as Taos on steroids. That observation does tell part of the story — but only part.  New Mexico’s capital city and its neighbor share many attributes, but also have their differences. Therein lies the appeal of seeing both places in a single visit; Santa Fe is about an hour and a half south of Taos. Santa Fe is known... READ MORE

The many allures of Taos, New Mexico

By: Victor Block
Posted on: April 03, 2020

Editor’s Note: As of the time of publication, the COVID-19 virus has reached New Mexico and is spreading through the community. As with most areas of the country, there are widespread restrictions on person-to-person contact, and many businesses are either closed or are limiting operations. This is not the time to travel there, or anywhere, for enjoyment. Please enjoy this travel... READ MORE

A question for tourists today: What now?

By: Ed Perkins
Posted on: April 02, 2020

The coronavirus situation has changed our world dramatically. Problems initially confined to Asia have expanded to Europe and beyond.  Travel within the U.S., overall, has tanked. Airlines are chopping not only their intercontinental flight schedules, but also domestic flights as well.  Cruise lines have suspended operations. As of press time, the travel marketplace is in chaos, ... READ MORE

When you’re traveling with grandchildren

By: Jim Miller
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I are interested in taking our two grandkids on a big trip this summer and are looking for some good ideas. Can you recommend some travel companies that offer special travel packages for grandparents? —Doting Grandparents Dear Doting, There are a number of travel companies today that offer specialized, multi-generational trip packages for... READ MORE

How to avoid crowds in Italy’s Riviera

By: Rick Steves
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Editor’s Note: As of the time of publication, the COVID-19 virus has reached Italy and is spreading through the community. As with most areas of the world, there are widespread restrictions on person-to-person contact, and many businesses are either closed or are limiting operations. This is not the time to travel there, or anywhere, for enjoyment. Please enjoy this travel section as... READ MORE