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Talking about cruises

When I’m not traveling or writing about travel, I’m talking about it. And, one of my favorite topics is cruising. Where do I go to share my cruise ideas with like-minded baby boomers? The Internet, where there’s a cruise forum for every type of cruise traveler. Here is a small sampling of what’s out there […]

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Do you belong to a medical evacuation program?

When Alan and I cruised above the Arctic Circle on Voyager, a Regent Seven Seas ship, a trip to the polar ice pack was one of the journey’s highlights. As the midnight sun blazed late into the evening, the lounges teemed with passengers in a festive mood waiting for one of those “lifetime experiences.” But, before we could […]

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Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Cool thoughts about Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Updated 02.01.2015 When the thermometer reads 108 degrees in Arizona, this broiling hot baby boomer re-visits her favorite frozen adventures. I picture snow piled high around a rustic cabin, cross-country skiing across a rolling meadow or sitting in the dining room at Hannagan Meadow Lodge watching the snowflakes fall. Located at 9100 ft., in the White Mountains […]

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Tailor a New Zealand tour to your travel needs

Scenes from the South Island\

In my baby boomer travel dreams, I’ve always wanted to visit New Zealand, especially the South Island. When Alan and I finally decided to make it happen, we began with our handy friend Google. But, before we pressed the “go” button, Alan and I listed our criteria: No driving for Alan. Although he’s perfectly capable of driving on the […]

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Plateau Mountain hike in Longyearbyen

Hiking Plateau Mountain

Plateau Mountain hike in Longyearbyen

Updated 06.01.2013 What’s it like to hike above the Arctic Circle in Norway? The landscape is stark, the trees grow about 5 inches high, dramatic photography opportunities are everywhere and the ground is surprisingly spongy. Oh, and you have to watch out for polar bears. No, I’m not a backcountry-hardened expeditioner on a frozen adventure. […]

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What makes a cruise great? The right travel agent

Some of my baby boomer friends roll their eyes when I talk about cruises. They can’t comprehend my love of sailing on a ship from port to port. They think that there’s nothing to do on a cruise and that all the passengers are old. WRONG. The secret to a successful cruise? Choosing the right one […]

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Living green at Valley of the Gods Bed & Breakfast

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Updated 10.01.2016 Do you want to experience living green in an off-the-grid bed and breakfast? A visit to Valley of the Gods Bed and Breakfast in southeastern Utah will satisfy your curiosity. And the introduction to peace, quiet and pure relaxation will keep you coming back for more. When Alan and I stayed in the 1933-era ranch […]

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Penguins and icebergs fill my Antarctic adventure dreams

When I’m not traveling, or writing about travel, I’m dreaming about it. At the top of my baby boomer dream list is an adventure in Antarctica. Close your eyes. Picture giant icebergs gleaming with white-blue glacial ice, penguins cavorting in the water – can’t you just feel that cold excitement? Since this is a dream, I’ll […]

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Dine at 82 Queen for a taste of South Carolina’s Low-country

Baby boomers looking for a fine meal in Charleston, SC, have plenty of choices. The Holy City is full of excellent restaurants. To sample Low-country cuisine in a lush garden setting, visit 82 Queen. Located in the French Quarter of Charleston, the award winning restaurant sits on property that can be traced to 1682. Diners choose […]

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