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A Weekend Guide to Marseille

  Marseille is known as the oldest city in France and with its mild winters and dry summers, it really makes this coastal city a great destination for older folks who are looking for a quick and relaxing weekend getaway. Getting to Marseille There are many options when it comes to getting to Marseille. You can either arrive by plane, car or even by train. By plane The Marseille-Provence International Airport is located 30 minutes outside of the city. Getting to and from the Marseille airport is easy as there are a wide variety of transportation options available. By train…

Top Places For You To Buy An Affordable Retirement Home

A few years before I reached retirement age, I had decided that I wanted to purchase a second home where I would be able to spend a lot of my time once I finished work. The idea was to use it as a vacation home but as the years went on, I find myself in my second home more often than my first. I love the idea of a retirement home and so I searched right across the States to find somewhere that suited my needs, and my budget. I was happy with my choice and I wanted to share…

The Benefit of Road Trips As a Retiree

There are two ways to approach old age, the first is the acceptance that you have lived your life, achieved whatever you have achieved and now you can relax in your golden years before the time comes to meet your maker. The second and alternative option to this mindset, is to realize that this is the part of your life where you have little responsibility, cash on the hip and nothing but time with which you can enjoy this next chapter of your life. I opted for the latter when I reached 70 and one of my most favorite things…