Author Archives: Agingadventurer

About Agingadventurer

I have now visited over 100 Countries and hope to add at least 5 every year.

Reminiscing Road Trips Taken Long Ago

This summer road trips were popular due to Covid-19 and the need to get away. When I saw all the promotions for RV’s, SUV’s and other conveyances for family travel I fondly recalled the many family trips I took over … Continue reading

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My Forsaken Passport

Dusty, unused, at first I couldn’t remember where it was.  My carry-on bag is now full of toilet paper, hidden under the bed.  Those cute hotel shampoo bottles are filled with hand sanitizer and are ubiquitous: in my car, in … Continue reading

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Laws and Borders

Researching the culture and norms of a country before visiting is one of the items I check off before leaving home.  Often times it helps with packing and sometimes it sets you back just a little.  For instance, when I … Continue reading

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Rebounding: Flying Anew

Last week I agreed to bring my sister’s dog to her in Minnesota from San Diego.  She was helping another sister recover from Covid-19 and had left her dog, Yogi, behind for a month.  As things were improving all around … Continue reading

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Visiting my Daughter When She Lived in HKG

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What a treat! I would usually go for a month at a time pretending that I too lived in Hong Kong.  Her apartment was half way up Victoria Peak with giant picture windows overlooking the…

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Staycation, Really?

I chuckle when I see the meme of someone’s floor plan and they joke that they are traveling today to this particular room…all in honor of staying at home, sheltering in place. It’s a crazy time and I do dream … Continue reading

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My Dreams are Dangling

My retirement was supposedly all about travel.  My destiny was to see the World before I died.  Covid-19 put a dent into those hopes.  Considering the damage it has done to many people’s lives and many countries’ economies, my pending … Continue reading

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Continuing Education in the Humanities

To experience a new country, a new language, a new cuisine, or a new garb is beyond exciting.  It is first hand education using all of your senses at once. And when given an opportunity to take part in a … Continue reading

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To Cruise or Not

It’s a little hard to complain about a luxury cruise when the service is incredible, the food and weather amazing and the fellow travelers are interesting and engaging. However, I don’t think it’s for me.  I had read about a … Continue reading

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Cruising in the Caribbean

While I cruised for a week on the Seabourn Odyssey it certainly was not a voyage marked by upheaval or even any big waves.  It would be difficult to find something wrong with this beautiful ship on its expedition among … Continue reading

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