Traveling in retirement is part of enjoying an active lifestyles. This country has not caught up with our hygiene standards and besides this, with our daughter not being fully immunised against the diseases in their country it was quite off-putting seeing hands reaching out to touch her constantly. The Vietnamese don’t seem to mean any harm in doing this though, it’s almost like you’re walking down the street with a celebrity when you’re with your baby and it’s not enough to say “Hello”, they’ve actually got travel insurance to touch! Some people will see you coming and start to shout “Baby!” to alert their friends nearby. My husband and I seemed almost invisible, they paid us no attention for being foreigners, just our baby. One lady tried to wheel my pram over to her friends when I stood still for just a moment, and many got out their mobile phone and took photos of her. They do not ask permission. I don’t quite understand why, but both the men and women, hotel and customs staff, everyone, everywhere you go will do this.

Adventure travel beckons the curious, the thrill-seeker, the boundary-pusher. And as more and more travelers approach their vacations with active and open minds, hotel and tour operators have either shifted or expanded what they offer to better cater to this breed of adventurer. From finding the best off-road vehicle routes in South Africa to seeing snow leopards in Ladakh, India, to simply finding a resort that has plenty to keep the kids busy, T+L has plenty of intel to interest both beginners and seasoned explorers who are planning their ideal travel pursuit. When traveling in South Dakota you will find wide open spaces. Adventure can still be found when traveling through the badlands and you will come out safe and sound unlike the old days. There are many beautiful rock formations both above and underground. You can stand on the ground of Custer’s last stand and have an understanding of the history of our country.

People think that visiting Maldives costs a lot of money. But the fact of the matter is that these islands can be visited even on a budget. If you take a flight from the United States for the Maldives, it will cost you 1000 dollars. However, if you go there via Asia or Europe, it will take you a couple of more days to reach the Maldives but it can be a quite cost-effective option. During the boat ride, our guides pointed out some off-shore landmarks that we were scheduled to visit. From the boat, we could see the place of the miracles of the bread and fish, and the Mount of Transfiguration. The portion of bible where Jesus walked on water was read as we moved further off-shore. Then one of the boat guides showed us how it was to fish on the boat back in Jesus’ days.

Finding a Dog-Friendly Accommodation- I’m actually surprised when I hear people say that they can’t find accommodations that allow dogs. I’ve personally never had an issue finding an accommodation in a city or town I’ve wanted to visit. My first stop is the Internet again with a few key search terms. I then start to research the hotel, read reviews and browse through their photos and photos from guests. I do recommend pre-planning your accommodations vs. winging it. Maybe that’s the issue people are having. Just showing up at a location and trying to find a good hotel that allows dogs. The new measures include extensive restrictions on people’s mobility across the entire country, which would severely impact the ability of future guests — Italian residents as well as international travelers — to reach any of the ships’ embarkation ports in Italy,” MSC Cruises told the paper in a statement.