The Books

The cost savings are large. The adventure is obvious. The ease of not owning provides the freedom to enjoy life. If you are a spirited, healthy and active, independent and engaged Boomer you owe it to yourself to read these books as part of your retirement decision-making.

Make the World Your Second Home

by: Thomas Marshall

Tom and Elysee have proved during the past nine years how to live an exciting, worry-free lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of owning a second home or taking expensive and all too short vacations. This book explains the advantages, process, personal fulfillment and above all the modest cost of their adventurous lifestyle. From Ireland to Australia, they have lived that life and proved their idea works. This book will tell you how they do it. This leisure time guide can lead you to a more adventurous, independent and thrifty retirement. -Read more

Our Summer in Slovenia

by: Thomas Marshall

This is the second book by Tom Marshall exploring the benefits of periodic extended rentals as an alternative to owning a second home, while providing an example in his travel journal account of a summer spent in Slovenia. This exciting travel journel recounts their adventures in and around Slovenia, including excursions to Hungary, Venice, Italy and Vienna, Austria. Tom also describes their alternative lifestyle for retiring baby boomers. -Read more 

Our Summer in Estonia

by: Thomas Marshall

This is the third book by Tom Marshall exploring the benefits of periodic extended rentals as an alternative to owning a second home, while providing an example in his travel journal account of a summer spent in Estonia. Tom Marshall and his wife Elysee retired from the business world, moved permemntly to Naples, Florida, and were faced with the “baby boomer’ question of whether to sell their property up North or keep it as a second residence. -Read more

Our Summer in Carmel

by: Thomas Marshall

This is the fourth book by Tom Marshall exploring the benefits of periodic extended rentals as an alternative to owning a second home, while providing an example in his travel journal account of a summer spent in Carmel, California. This exciting travel journal recounts their adventures in and around Carmel, as well as describing their alternative lifestyle for retiring baby boomers. -Read more

Our Summer in Boothbay Harbor

by: Thomas Marshall

This travel journal is the fifth book in a series by Tom Marshall describing experiences he and his wife Elysee have had during their summer’s away from home. In this book Tom provides a brief survey of Maine’s history and the Boothbay region, describes the activities and events he encountered and participated in, several day trips he took to places of interest nearby, and excursions further afield of several days or more. 
-Read more 

Our Summer in Camden, Maine

by: Thomas Marshall

In this book Tom provides a brief survey of Maine’s history and the Camden region, describes the activities and events he encountered and participated in, several day trips he took to places of interest nearby, and excursions further afield of several days or more. The book is complimented with numerous photographs, mostly taken by Tom. Any reader contemplating a visit to Maine,and especially to the Camden Region would benefit from reading this book. -Read more

Our Summer in Europe

by: Thomas Marshall

This travel journal is the seventh book in a series by Tom Marshall describing experiences he and his wife Elysee have had during their summer’s away from home. The summer of 2013 broke with the practice of renting in one place for the entire summer. Instead The Marshall’s rented for seven week in Rome, six weeks in Paris and five weeks in London, with stop over in Ireland folded in. In this book Tom describes the activities and events they encountered and participated in, several day trips taken to places of interest nearby, and excursions further afield of several days or more. -Read more

A photo journal account of a four month stay in Australia and New Zealand including excursions to Canberra, the Outback, Brisbane, Wine Country, The Blue Mountains, and much more. This is how to vacation abroad and blend in with society. The merits of longer term vacation rentals, wherever-whenever  owning a second home. Adopting the retirement philosophy, ‘The World is our Second Home.’ -Read more

What are you waiting for?