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Women on the move: Becky

Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.

Moments

Only you will ever know the moments that make it all worthwhile.

Listen to the quiet

The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.

Could she dance

She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.

Advertorial: 300 More Reasons to Head South For the Winter

As temperatures begin to drop up North, Southern Vacation Rentals is gearing up for the winter by adding nearly 300 vacation rentals to their options for guests to stay along the beaches of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama.

Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Positively Medieval: Hiking through ancient mysteries in southern France

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Travel, World Slideshow
Jan 23, 2015 - 0 comments

As we hiked through, around, up and over one medieval village after another, our guide Richard Posner immersed us in their Middle Ages history stretching from the 11th to the 14th century - click headline

Florida Lifestyles: Canucks have room at the Inn

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Jan 18, 2015 - 1 comments

In finding the perfect inn they landed in one of Florida’s most elite vacation spots.The Tidballs love meeting and hosting people from Canada, the U.S. and all over the world. Many repeat guests have become personal friends - click headline

Travel Briefs: Pristine park in Florida Keys, zip lining in Laos, tips for women travellers

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Jan 15, 2015 - 0 comments

Prepared by Grand Circle Travel, 101 "Tips for Women Travelers" has packaged its travel tips with short sketches of famous women globe-trotters throughout history - click headline

Snowbird Notebook: Sun Belt airports, visas for Ecuador

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Jan 14, 2015 - 0 comments

Ecuador fast-tracks visa process / Marion County hosts first LPGA tourney of ’15 season / Favourite snowbird airports - click headline

CRUISE BLOG: Cruising never sounded so good

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Travel, Cruising Slideshow
Jan 06, 2015 - 0 comments

With this post, FYI introduces Diane Tierney as our chief cruising correspondent.

CSA revises strategy on proposed Retiree Visa

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Dec 29, 2014 - 0 comments

The proposed visa would permit Canadian snowbirds to spend up to eight months per year in their southern U.S. homes, up from the current six months - click headline

Border Strategies

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Dec 28, 2014 - 0 comments

Ignore the ‘free’ advice from friends, relatives and golf buddies when exploring cross-border legalities - click headline

Volunteer for a Change

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News&Views, Travel, World Slideshow
Dec 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Mature Canadians with a sense of adventure and their hearts in the right place are able to select from among numerous charitable organizations offering volunteering opportunities overseas - click headline

Florida lifestyle: Foodie Heaven

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Dec 21, 2014 - 0 comments

There are many reasons to visit Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – the beaches, the shopping, and for most Canadians, weary of the winter weather, the sunshine. But for me, the most compelling reason is the food - click headline

Texas Travel: Boastin’ about Austin

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Travel, North America Slideshow
Dec 15, 2014 - 0 comments

The capital city of Texas lives by the slogan ‘Keep Austin Weird,’ offering a lively music scene, glimpses into a historic past and delicious barbecue - click headline