Your Sanity Requires It

If you like to travel either close to home or abroad you're in luck. Your retirement gives you the freedom to do what you want to do. It's the perfect time to scratch that retirement travel itch. You have the time and you can tailor your on-the-road experience to your lifestyle and your budget. No more excuses.

world map / vlada-karpovich-pexelsvlada karpovich/pexels

Marys peakView From Marys Peak/Scott A. Gese

Outdoor fun on Marys Peak

West of the city of Corvallis, along the Oregon Coast Range, is a high hill known as Marys Peak. It rises 4100 feet above sea level. It’s one of the most prominent peaks west of Corvallis and the highest of all peaks in the Oregon Coast Range.

Oregon coast sand dunesOregon Coast Sand Dunes

Oregon Coast Sand Dunes

At a little over 32,000 acres, this is the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America. They’re part of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

sequoia redwood treePavel-Špindler-wikimedia-commons

Giant Redwood Trees and Where to Find Them

Have you ever stood next to a giant redwood tree?

The experience can only be had along the Northern California coast and into Southern Oregon. In fact, exactly fourteen and a half miles up the Oregon coast, the redwoods abruptly stop. These Giants of the forest grow nowhere else in the world.

Spruce Goose imageClemens Vaster/Wikimedia

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is an Aviation Buffs Dream Destination
By Scott Gese

The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is one of the best aviation museums in the country. Featuring the Howard Hughes built “Spruce Goose” and a SR-71 Blackbird.   

rv imageHanson Lu/Unsplash

Travel: Is it the Journey or the Destination?
By Scott Gese

If you were asked,  “Is it the journey or the destination that's important?” you'll get conflicting answers and many reasons why each one is important. Everyone has an opinion. Mine is that “It depends”. Here's why I think so.  

A Dream Too Real image

Scratching Your Travel Itch
By Scott Gese

For many of us who are retired, there are certain things we want to accomplish. More travel being one of them. A limited budget shouldn't hold you back. There are still destinations within your reach.  

silver falls south falls

A Retirement Travel Option During Hard Economic Times
By Scott Gese

Even if you retired on a tight budget, you may not have to travel far to find a real gem of a place to visit. 

Bodie, CaliforniaBodie, California / Wikimedia Commons

Bodie, California... Dead But Not Forgotten
By Scott Gese

Life of a different sort still exists in this California ghost town. This historic mining town comes to life each summer when it is visited by thousands of tourists.   

Tierra Pacifica Costa Rica

Costa Rica
By Scott Gese

Breathtakingly beautiful. If you’ve never been to Costa Rica and you have the budget, you should go. I can't say enough good things about this country.   

Please Share this Website

Add this site to your social media pages by using the social media buttons below. Your friends will thank you for it.

Newest  Article

How Your Emotions Affect Your Energy Field, Your Health and Your Retirement
by Scott A. Gese

health-Benjamin-Davies-UnsplashBenjamin Davies/Unsplash

We are energetic beings. Our bodies broadcast an energy field that can be picked up by others. Positive energy will help to keep you healthy. A negative field can make you sick.<Read The Full Article Here>

Newest Short Story

Short Story
The Death of Calvin Dandy
By Scott Gese

The Death of Calvin DandyAnna Louise/Pexels

Some people handle the death of a loved one with strength and courage. Others crack under the emotional strain. Calvin Dandy was not one of the strong ones. <Read The Full Story Here>

Newest Movie

first spaceship on venus


A mysterious spool is found during a construction project. Believed to have originated from Venus, a rocket expedition is launched to discover it's origin.<Watch The Full Movie Here>