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Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

Include Dawson City on Your Alaska Highway Road Trip

Colorful streets of Dawson City, Yukon Territory

One of the beauties of an Alaska Highway road trip is the diversity of alternate routes. There are so many options! That’s how Alan and I ended up exploring Dawson City in Canada’s Yukon Territory. We left the Alaska Highway at Whitehorse for the 330-mile-drive on the Klondike Highway to Dawson City because that’s where […]

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Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

Five Small Town America Favorites

Stevensville's Annual Creamery Picnic Parade

When is the last time that you visited small town America on a boomer road trip? While metropolitan U.S. cities like New York, Chicago, Atlanta or Los Angeles get most of the travel attention, you’re doing yourself a disfavor by not including an off-the-beaten-path small town in some of your travel plans. By highlighting five […]

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How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How to Choose the Best Alaska Cruise for You

How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How do you choose the best Alaska cruise? Alan and I are often asked that question. Our answer? It depends—on the itinerary, when you would like to cruise in Alaska, which cruise line you prefer and the type of Alaska cruise experience you’re seeking. Before I offer my boomer travel advice for cruising to Alaska, […]

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Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring Cleaning for Travelers

Spring cleaning for travelers? Absolutely! While cleaning out, reorganizing and getting rid of clutter in your home, don’t forget travel accessories. Spending a few hours reorganizing and cleaning travel items in spring, will prepare you for plenty of boomer adventure throughout the year. Spring cleaning luggage When is the last time you inspected suitcases and […]

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Visit a national park for good health

Why Visiting a National Park Should be Part of Your Health Routine

Visit a national park for good health

When you’re planning a U.S. National Park adventure, I’m guessing that the health benefits rarely cross your mind. You’re probably anticipating scenic views, wildlife watching and nature experiences that will be part of the trip. But visiting a national park for good health is just as important as the natural beauty that you’ll see. National Park […]

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Morocco Travels

The Good and Bad: A Solo Female Trip to Morocco

Morocco Travels

Morocco is one of those locations that seem to impact people very differently. By most reports, it’s a beautifully chaotic travel destination, that may or may not be for the faint of heart. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those destinations that seem to garner a lot of safety warnings, especially for women traveling alone. Today’s […]

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Québec City

Exploring Quebec City’s Historic Quarter

Québec City

For most, the mention of Carnaval conjers up images of scantily clad women gyrating their way along colorful parade routes. However, there are some Carnaval celebrations around the world that, although less raucous, still offer tons of fun. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, recently had the opportunity to explore Quebec City’s annual celebration and is here to […]

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