Mary Jo Manzanares

Mary Jo Manzanares is a founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine proving informational and inspirational travel recommendations for curious Baby Boomer travelers. She has been a speaker at various industry events and has a personal travel blog at Traveling with MJ. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Mary Jo's top travel destinations are Italy, Portugal, and the Caribbean.

San Francisco Celebates the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, a yearlong celebration of San Francisco’s counter-culture with a 1960’s throwback including exhibitions, performances, literary events, tribute concerts and recognition of significant moments in time. The city of San Francisco served as a magnet for musicians, artists and social rebels in the mid-to-late Sixties. They …

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Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Wishing you a Thanksgiving full of joy and blessings. We’re taking time away to be with families. I hear that there may be some Black Friday shopping going on, but I hope you’ll take some time to patronize your local small businesses on Small Business Saturday. And you won’t even have to leave the couch …

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Happy Halloween 2016

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore— (– from The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe)

Birding in the Lone Star State

Thanks to its incredible diversity of more than 540 bird species, Texas is widely considered to be America’s birding capital. The variety is further enriched by the convergence of three major migratory paths and an amazing range of habitat types. From well-known birding sites to off-the-beaten-path local hotspots, grab your binoculars and prepare to experience …

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