Mark Twain: Why Travel Is So Important

Travel costs seem to be rising all the time, and physical challenges, as well as potential dangers, always lurk around the globe. These factors are causing many seasoned citizens have decided to cut back on their wanderings. Or just stay home.

We heartily disagree. Senior travel is invigorating, enjoyable and an excellent way to keep body and mind functioning. Mark Twain wrote about it a century ago, and it certainly still applies today, especially for seniors:

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor, Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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