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Here's an invitation to travel adventure for the over-50s set, a general guide and source of inspiration that describes 29 fascinating places around the world. The locationschosen to reflect the needs and interests of mature travelersinclude the world's most enthralling, idyllic, cultural, spiritual, gastronomic, and awe-inspiring destinations. The book divides travel sites according to seven themes: Romantic Liaisons, Active Breaks, Off-the-Track Adventures, Cities of Culture, Spiritual Retreats, Gastronomic Getaways, and Consumer Paradises. Just a few of the many journeys recommended include: A tour of Renaissance Italy The romance of the Orient, with visits to Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok, and Ho Chi Minh City The rodeo in America's Wild West with a tour of the Tucson Mountains and Saguaro National Park The unspoiled charm of Cambodia Holland's tulip fields on a tour along Dutch waterways Wine-tasting in the vineyards of Bordeaux A yoga spiritual retreat in Kerala, South India . . . and many more Each location is described with special pointers on what to see and do, the best times to visit, and information on climate. Atmospheric watercolor illustrations on most pages capture the mood and spirit of each fascinating destination. About the AuthorEric Chaline was educated at Cambridge, then lived for several years in Asia, where he studied Eastern history, art, culture, philosophy, religion, and the martial arts. He returned to England to become Japan editor of the Macmillan Dictionary of Art, and currently works as a freelance journalist and author of several books on Eastern culture. He lives in London.