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Off the Beaten Path in Finger Lakes

March 17, 2015
Taughannock Falls

Although New York City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, there is actually way more to the state than just the Big Apple. Today’s guest writer, Brette Sember from Travel Shopper Expert, is taking us upstate to the beautiful Finger Lakes region. Finger Lakes is quite popular as New York’s […]

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How Many Lives Can We Have?

February 26, 2015
Paragliding over Maui

From a very young age, we are taught to behave ourselves. Use your inside voice! Don’t spoil your appetite! You can’t wear that on the street! Walk, don’t run! Be a good girl! Be a good boy! Well, what happens if we don’t want to be good anymore? Just when is it okay to not […]

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Exploring Byodo-in Temple on Oahu Island

February 17, 2015
byodo in temple

As much as we love Hawaii’s beautiful beaches and luxury lodgings, some of our best memories have included exploring the many off-the-beaten path locations around the islands. Today’s guest author and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, takes us to one of Oahu’s most spectacular sites, the Byodo-In Temple. One of the most […]

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Enjoying a Nordic Ski Trip in the Canadian Rockies

February 10, 2015
Lake Louise in Banff National Park

How does cuddling up beside a crackling fire in a lodge tucked away in the Canadian Rockies after a day of cross-country skiing sound? Nice, right? There are tons of active travel opportunities in Alberta and British Columbia where you can do exactly this and more. Today’s guest writer, Leigh McAdam from HikeBikeTravel, lets us […]

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Visit Nu’uanu Pali on Oahu Island

February 3, 2015
Nu’uanu Pali on Oahu Island

As one of our favorite destinations in the USA, Hawaii has always held a special place in our heart. Luckily, we’ve been able to explore much of the Big Island as well as many of the other surrounding islands. However, today’s guest writer and photographer behind Travel Photo Discovery, Noel Morata is going to take […]

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Seven of America’s Best State Parks

January 29, 2015
Custer State Park

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of visiting US National Parks whenever we can. From Yellowstone to Glacier National Park, we’ll take any opportunity to explore our country’s greatest natural resources. However, while national parks tend to get a lot more attention, state parks often fly below the radar, which is quite a […]

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Making the Trek to Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

January 13, 2015
Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

Within the wonderful world of hiking, there are seemingly two categories: those leisurely hikers who love a good dose of fresh air mixed with great views of beautiful landscape and then, there are those adventurous trekkers who love nothing more than beating new and arduous paths towards incredibly remote destinations. Today’s guest posters, Candas Whitlock and […]

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Top Apps for Hawaiian Travel

January 8, 2015
Old Lahaina Luau sunset

What can be said about Hawaii travel that hasn’t been said before? As one of the most treasured natural resources found in the US, this beautiful cluster of volcanic islands truly offers the utmost in travel utopia. Exotic landscape and expansive beaches are only rivalled by the deep history and rich culture of the islands. […]

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Five Great Canadian Outdoor Adventures

December 15, 2014
iceberg kayaking

Full of awe-inspiring landscape and bustling cities, Canada is an incredibly diverse nation. With its expansive coastlines, scenic valleys, majestic mountains and what seems like endless amounts of natural beauty, Canada offers a lot in the way of active outdoor adventures. As you’d expect, there’s everything from easy to epic for the active boomer traveler. […]

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A Solo Walker’s Right to Roam in Britain

December 12, 2014
Barbara Anderson_Letters from the Way

Active travel opportunities abound all over the world, but long-distance walking is quickly becoming a popular way of travel for a lot of boomers. Blame it on Spain’s much romanticized “El Camino” or the recent blockbuster detailing the everyday trials and tribulations that come with this slow means of travel, either way, a walker’s perspective is […]

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