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Ceiling of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Saturday’s scene: looking up in Istanbul

Ceiling of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

On a visit to the Blue Mosque—Sultan Ahmed Mosque is the official name—you’re going to get a neck ache. I guarantee it. How can you not? Looking at the intricately designed domed ceilings of this Istanbul, Turkey, landmark is practically addictive. Are you planning a cruise? Use our Luxury Cruise Travel Planning Guide to begin […]

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Volunteer travel in Indonesia

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Are you a boomer traveler who’s yearning to use your skills to volunteer in far-flung destinations? In today’s guest post, Heather Boylan of Travel With Heather explains about the rewards of Indonesia volunteer opportunities. Two years ago, I caught the Southeast Asia travel bug. Using my teaching skills to volunteer in Asia catapulted me into […]

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The Lessons of Nagasaki

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Nagasaki, Japan. What do those words mean to you? Destruction? Nuclear devastation? Wasteland? During my boomer childhood, schoolbooks taught about the powers of the atom bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima to end World War II. In the Cold War aftermath, I remember elementary school emergency drills where I crouched against the cold, concrete walls […]

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