Monthly Archives: February 2012


February 28, 2012

If you follow me on Twitter or have bothered to check out my company’s website, then you have probably noticed that I toss the term “edutourism” around quite frequently.  No, it is not a spelling error that I keep making over and over again thank-you- very-much Microsoft spellchecker so you can


You’re Retired, Now What?

February 21, 2012

Building off my previous post entitled “Boomers are Getting Schooled” which talked about why some active boomers are not settling into retirement and their walkers right away, I’d like to talk about some of the preferences that these adults have when considering an active and engaging lifestyle.  And it is not all about travel and

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Boomers are Getting Schooled

February 14, 2012

As an educational travel blogger that works for a company that primarily offers internships to 20-some-odd year olds, you might think it’s weird that today I am going to be talking about Boomers or what basically amounts to my parent’s generation, 50 to 60 plus people that are

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Gaps Years for Everyone – Part 2

February 7, 2012

My last blog post hopefully quelled some of your assumptions regarding who can take a gap year and what are some of the common motivators for mature professionals to make an adventure out of some extended time away from the office. This second part will address the logistics of taking a gap year, how to [...]

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Gaps Years for Everyone – Part 1

February 1, 2012

Gap years are not just for students.  Now before mature professionals and active boomers begin to scoff at this idea, call me crazy and have flashbacks to the Bill Cosby comedy series “Kids Say the Darndest Things”, hear me out.  You obviously have some preconceived false notions of what a gap year is and who [...]

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