My husband and I live in Abington, MA (just south of Boston). We've traveled the world over the past 30 years - initially on our own and now mainly through group tours and cruises.
I love traveling; meeting new people; and trying new foods.
1. That we're more alike than different 2. Eating local food makes you understand the culture (and realize how adultered that same food is in the U.S.) 3. If you're considerate of others, smile, learn some of their customers, they will meet you more than... See More
I heartily recommend http://www.insuremytrip.com/ Used their services when I took a once in a lifetime 30 day cruise and (sadly) had a medical issue which they covered 100%. Very easy to communicate with them and they were very fast to pay. There are multiple... See More
My husband and I are taking a Viking River Cruise in March, 2015 and will have a day at the beginning and end on our own in Amsterdam. Looking for (1) must see items and (2) any special food places (restaurants and other) that are special to visit. We're budget... See More
Even though it's a bit touristy (and not inexpensive), one of our favorite places to go in Bangkok, Thailand is The You go in with a shopping cart and pick out the fish and/or seafood you want (all raw) as well as vegetables. Once you pay for... See More
Being a little older (61), I adore cruising to see more places in a limited amount of time without having to pack and unpack a zillion times. Did a 30 day cruise, on Oceania, in January, 2014 and we were at 16 different ports - many countries (from Cape Town, South Africa... See More
The steepest place I've every been to was Badaling Pass at the Great Wall of China. You're almost parallel to the ground as you're trying to walk up to the peak of this area. (Well worth it, by the way!) See More