You can save a bundle travelling to a sun destination during the summer months, but it can be a calculated risk.
While vacationing in Mexico, our family spent part of the holiday monitoring weather reports — hoping that a hurricane would not ruin the trip. We knew that August was inside hurricane season, but when we found a rock-bottom last-minute airfare deal to Puerto Vallarta, we just couldn’t resist booking a late summer vacation. READ
I leapt across two slippery rocks, almost landing face first into a rushing mountain stream, scampered up a rough dirt trail, hoofed it through a huge snowdrift and scrambled hand-over-hand up a rocky moraine. It sounds like something from a Bond movie, but it was really just part of a backcountry hiking experience. READ
This is Part 1 of a two-part feature. When asked what they plan to do, many prospective retirees list travel as one of their ambitions. It is becoming increasingly popular for new retirees to celebrate their freedom from work obligations by enjoying a big trip to someplace they have always dreamed of visiting and this past summer, when retirement was looming for Leith Damiani, she and her husband Jim started looking for an adventure. READ