Unveiling Burma – Saga Holidays Myanmar Tour Revisited

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STE’s Holiday Editor, Tony Taylor, reports on his experiences on a 14 day Saga Holidays tour of Myanmar. Guest author, Charles Askew, reported on a similar tour two years previously; this article provides a different viewpoint. We were collected from …

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The Great Escape: From Tunbridge Wells to Cancun!

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Written by Carolyn Ward (A Runner-up entry in the Travel for Seniors Writing Competition, which included fictional as well as factual articles.) The Lofton Home for the Elderly in Tunbridge Wells was a dank, grey building, with small dirty windows …

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Short Break in Lyon and the Rhône-Alpes Region of France

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The Rhône-Alpes region of France has impressive scenery stretching from wide river valleys to lakes and high mountain peaks.  It has many fine cities and towns, offering a wide range of outstanding historic buildings, riverside walks, attractive parks and museums. …

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Flying Grandma Spends Christmas in Argentina

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Written by Celia Dillow (A Runner-up entry in the Travel for Seniors Writing Competition.) Grandma hated flying. She hated the waiting around and the pain of aching limbs and stiff joints. The uncertainty of it all terrified her. She did …

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Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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Written by Frances Harris (A Runner-up entry in the Senior Travel Expert Inaugural Writing Competition.) I think it is a great idea when my husband says he wants to celebrate retirement by going to Machu Picchu. Who would not want to …

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Round the World in 40 Days: Stage 11 – Miami and the Everglades

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Miami was on our route back from Lima to the UK, but why transit for a couple of hours when you can stay for a few days. Although I had visited Florida eight years before (see Florida – Touring holiday), I was quite happy …

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