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Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers

Coloring Glacier National Park

Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers

When it comes to unforgettable scenery, Glacier National Park ranks at the top of our list. Alan and I are lucky to live about three hours away from this gorgeous park, which means plenty of opportunities to photograph and explore Glacier’s beauty. What’s the next best thing to being there? Creating your own scenery in Coloring […]

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Waterton Lakes National Park

Discover Waterton Lakes with the Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

Waterton Lakes National Park

Although the US has a veritable treasure trove of beautiful national parks, we certainly can’t forget about our neighbors to the north, Canada. Full of amazingly diverse landscape throughout the country, Canada has quite a few national parks that will blow your mind, such as Waterton Lakes. Located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, […]

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Hiking advice for the baby boomer

Seven Off-the-Beaten-Path National Parks to Avoid the Crowds

Hiking advice for the baby boomer

You already know our advice for avoiding crowded national park travel: don’t go during tourist season, which usually means summer. But sometimes you can’t avoid prime time. Maybe you’re traveling with the grandkids on a multigenerational summer vacation or, for whatever reason, it’s your time to travel. If you have no other choice except traveling […]

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Walking in Cartagena, Spain

On Our Own in Cartagena, Spain

Walking in Cartagena, Spain

Sometimes on longer cruises, Alan and I prefer to skip  cruise excursions. Too many ports filled with history, cathedrals and museums can burn us out. Taking a break to explore by ourselves is the solution. During a Silversea Mediterranean cruise and Atlantic crossing, that’s how we end up creating a Cartagena walking tour that best suits us. With no goal of […]

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Lovely square in Guimaraes, Portugal.

A Glimpse of Modern Portugal in Medieval Guimaraes

Lovely square in Guimaraes, Portugal.

Walking tours are part of the allure of European river cruising. In today’s guest article, boomer travel writer, Catherine Sweeney, takes us on a stroll as she explores Portuguese history and culture on a Guimarães walking tour. Aqui nasceu Portugal” (Portugal was born here), the proud statement seen on the ancient city walls of Guimarães, […]

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Discover butterflies and more on a day in Key West.

If You Only Have One Day in Key West

Discover butterflies and more on a day in Key West.

If your Florida travel plans include “spend a day in Key West,” I might as well warn you—that’s not enough time. With a vibrant waterfront playing host to a killer sunset, colorful historic homes to explore along tree-shaded side streets, and an energetic vibe emanating from local restaurants and bars, you’ll be crying in your […]

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