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Syracuse NY: For Sneaky Freebee Senior Travelers


Recent reports indicate that scientists at Syracuse University have created actual invisibility. Of course, some of we more seasoned citizens remember the old movie, “The Invisible Man”, and other fantasies about being able to creep around undetected. So, let’s consider some humorous (im)possibilities for senior travelers:

Board any flight with no ticket, wait until all are seated, grab an unoccupied first class alcove and stretch out. When food and booze are ready to be served, go to attendant space and help yourself.

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Stopover For The Weary: Ohio Brewery’s Cheery Beery Hotel PDF Print E-mail


If your autumn travels take you to Columbus, Ohio, consider spending some fun time in the new Columbus DogHouse. It’s attached to the BrewDog, a vintage Scottish brewery. Overnight visitors enjoy in-room beer taps and in-shower stall beer coolers. They’re also invited to tour the brewery as well as roam the touchy-feely museum of beer history. For info, go to www.brewdog.com/usa/doghouse

 
Best Season For Seniors To Book Flights And Hotels PDF Print E-mail


Early autumn is when kids return to school and adult workers get back to work. It’s when the greedy travel business needs to drop prices to lure retirees. They call it the shoulder season, so now is the time to get another part of your body, the cushy one below the shoulders, up and out.

The internet is full of deals for September and October flights, hotels, resorts, cruises and other travel-related bargains. For example, there’s the new Flight Hacker Guide. It not only lists best prices, it also keeps you up on the most advantageous days and nights to book reservations. For more info, go to kayak.com

 
Two Alaskan T-Shirt Pedalers: Optical Illusion? PDF Print E-mail


When your travel4seniors.com editor shot this moment in Juneau, I thought it portrayed two travelers on two bikes. Then, when looking more closely at the photo, it reveals they were on a bicycle built for two. OK, so I’m half crazy looking for Daisy, Daisy?

 
Road Scholar: Free Airfare With Senior Portugal Adventure PDF Print E-mail


Seasoned travelers are invited to experience traditional Portuguese art, architecture and agriculture in 2019. The program includes visits to a royal palace, winery, farm and much more. Explore exotic Lisbon and other Portuguese destinations. Prices start at $2,399. For schedules and complete info, go to www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22984/Great-Global-Get-Together-in-Lisbon/dates

 
Myrtle Beach SC: Cussing Could Get You Jail Time & $500 Fine PDF Print E-mail


If your travel plans include Myrtle Beach, be careful with your words. Considering all the extremely foul words we endure these days in night clubs, movie houses and on cable TV, this oceanside town law is like a breath of fresh air.

Your travel4seniors.com editor did active Navy duty in two wars and am certainly familiar with curse words, and maybe spouted a few of themlf when people were trying to kill me. Also, I’ve experienced filthy utterances from pioneer cursers including Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Richard Pryer, Sarah Silverman and other stand-up toilet mouths.

So, maybe the Myrtle Beach cursing ban is a step back to more gentle, articulate speech times. Profane language there is a misdemeanor disorderly conduct offense by city ordinance, and offenders face a possible 30 days in the town jail and/or a fine of up to $500.

 
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