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Eight Reasons Why I Travel Without My Husbandopens in new window
Your idea of heaven is standing on a mountain pass, breathing in the clear air. His idea of heaven is reclining in a deck chair on a cruise ship. What to do? This might be a reason to travel solo — without your husband or spouse.
13
Dec
2019
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This Innovative Club Has Given Retired Men Purpose — And Now It’s Coming to the U.S!opens in new window
“Men’s Sheds,” a movement founded in Australia to promote social interaction and community service among retired men, is coming to the United States! Seventeen Men’s Sheds have been established so far, several others are in the planning stage, and an organization—the U.S. Men’s Shed Association—has been formed to promote the movement and help new Men’s Sheds get started.
06
Dec
2019
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Top Places in the U.S. to Learn About Science With Your Grandkidsopens in new window
Space centers, museums and aquariums, oh my! These places are where science, technology, engineering and math (known collectively as STEM) come together to provide fun-filled learning opportunities for adults and children alike. With so many incredible educational facilities across the country, there’s no shortage of ways to spend time with your grandchildren and learn a little something along the way.
03
Dec
2019
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5 Must-Have Experiences in Central Americaopens in new window
Central America: It’s located in North America, shares its language with South America, and is truly a region like no other. Natural wonders like rainforests, cloud forests and coral reef systems create an impressive backdrop for ancient Mayan ruins, quiet villages and modern cities. With all its complexity, Central America is one of our favorite places to explore. Here are our top five recommendations of must-have experiences in Central America.
02
Dec
2019
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A Country in Transition: Mayan Culture and Local Color in Guatemalaopens in new window
Guatemala is a country in transition. Emerging from a brutal civil war that lasted 36 years and struggling with some of the lowest literacy rates and life expectancy in Central America, Guatemala has been characterized by its government’s almost chronic instability. However, a country is not its government. A country is its people.
26
Nov
2019
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