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Seeing the World in Retirement: A Practical Guide

Ask any soon-to-be retiree of their plans, and we bet traveling the world will be on their list. It’s a daydream that crossed everyone’s mind at a certain point. However, once you retire, it could become your reality. Today, we will take a look at what it takes to spend your retirement discovering a whole new world. Consider these three areas to decide whether traveling is right for you and let our tips help you get it right. Before the Big Decision If you determine that you’re ready for a life of travel, there will be a lot of planning involved. This process makes or breaks retired nomads, and it begins with a frank assessment of your readiness. Ask yourself the following: Do you enjoy traveling or vacations? The former comes with many inconveniences, and you need to be sure you can enjoy them. Otherwise, stick to holidays. Do you need to be at home? If you’re about to have grandkids, you may want to go back home quite often. Other obligations may also be calling your name. In this case, you may determine months on and off the road. Are you healthy? Seeing the world doesn’t require peak physical performance, but traveling is stressful. If you suffer from chronic health issues, talk to your doctor beforehand. Also, make sure you can afford medical care abroad. Finances Once you’ve...

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5 Places You Must Visit If You Ever Go To United Kingdom

5 Places You Must Visit in the United Kingdom If you are visiting the United Kingdom for the first time in your life and you don’t know what to do, don’t worry; you have come to the right place. We are going to mention a few awe-inspiring places you better visit if you ever set foot on English soil. These are the best tourist attractions in the UK. 1) Stonehenge Located 10 miles north of Salisbury on the Salisbury Plan, this is perhaps Europe’s most treasured prehistoric monument. There are around 250 objects that show how megaliths carried out their daily appears. Once you have walked the stones, you better see the replicas of Neolithic Houses with their daily use tools. You can go inside the circle during normal visits, but will need a special book to get to the site. If you are really interested, you can find a deal here. 2) The Tower of London A Prison, Palace, and Treasure vault, you name it. This menagerie and Observatory has everything. This is the primary reason why The Tower of London is perhaps considered the most important building in all of England. There is enough history to keep you busy for hours. White Tower is the centerpiece and was built around in 1078 by William the Conqueror. It houses exceptional exhibits like Line of Kings and a stunning...

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Exploring the City of Glasgow

Exploring the City of Glasgow Voted the world’s friendliest city by Roughguides readers in 2016 and then again in 2017 by an independent survey carried out by consumer panel, it’s not difficult to see why visitors flock to Glasgow in their thousands each year. Even Glaswegians consider the friendly people one of the best things about the city! This is great peace of mind for anyone traveling or looking at taking a well-earned break in the city of Glasgow, whether you make it your base of travel or the sole destination for your holiday. About the City Glasgow is full of interesting sights and attractions and has a comprehensive, rich history with evidence of habitation from as early as the late-sixth century. Perfect for visitors who like to indulge themselves in fascinating culture and visit locations that saw all manners of people from Romans, Norse and Gaels set foot in the area. Many of Glasgow’s attractions are considered world-class, having won numerous awards over the years, including the Riverside Museum and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Not to mention the incredible and inspiring architecture that is hidden throughout the city and the beautiful street art found in between. It’s also a great place to sample the culinary delights with a huge number of popular restaurants and eateries to be found in the foodie quarter of Finnieston. Getting...

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Hidden Travel Surprises in Rizal, Philippines

Hidden Travel Surprises in Rizal, Philippines It’s no surprise that the Philippines is full of hidden wonders. With a variety of the country’s tourist destinations garnering international attention, more and more people are starting to become curious about the archipelago. In fact, back in 2016, the “Visit The Philippines Again 2016” campaign of the Philippines’ Department of Tourism dominated the concourses of London’s Waterloo train station and made Londoners want to pack their bags and book a flight to the country right then and there. People passing through the station responded positively to the campaign as they were given a glimpse of the Philippines through a variety of activities, contests, virtual reality experiences, and videos projected on huge LED screens. If you’ve also been curious about the Philippines, perhaps you want to know a little bit more beyond the beaches, lagoons, and islands. One of the provinces that don’t share Boracay and Palawan’s limelight is the province of Rizal located just a few hours away from Metro Manila, the country’s capital city. If you’re in the National Capital Region, you can simply pack up a sturdy daypack (check out Luggage Direct for some great options if you don’t have one to suit day trips) and embark on a short road trip to find these four unique experiences that await you: Contemporary art at Pinto Art Museum Pinto Art Museum...

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Exploring Highway 395 – The Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway

Exploring the Highlights of Highway 395 – The Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway The Sierra Nevada Mountains are California’s backbone and the Eastern Sierra Scenic Byway which runs east of the Sierra Nevada range is one of California’s most spectacular drives. From Inyo-Kern County to Lake Tahoe you will have endless views of majestic, snow-capped peaks towering outside your vehicle window. This is where you can see (or hike) Mt Whitney, America’s highest peak in the lower 48 and also visit North America’s lowest point at Badwater Basin in the same day. The area boasts endless outdoor opportunities for hikers,...

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