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Plan Your Escape with the AARP Winter Escapes Sweepstakes

December 16, 2014
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If you won $10,000 for a winter travel escape, where would you go? When we decided to promote the AARP Winter Escapes Sweepstakes, that’s the question Alan and I had fun dreaming about. Our first idea was a no-brainer — cruising the South Pacific in French Polynesia. After all, it’s our favorite tropical getaway. The islands of Moorea, […]

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Five Great Canadian Outdoor Adventures

December 15, 2014
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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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News for the Week

December 13, 2014
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What happened to this week? Are your days flying by as fast as ours? I’m still decorating for Christmas in between writing ahead for that two-month cruise in the winter of 2015. And Alan’s been playing with a new Cannon 7D. Thanks for taking your valuable time to read our News for the Week. This […]

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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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San Antonio, Beyond the Alamo

December 10, 2014
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Although many would be wise to pay heed to the warning, “Don’t mess with Texas,” when it comes to travel, the Lone Star State has a wealth of interesting sites as well as its own rich history to explore. Today’s guest article by Sam Lowe explains the best way to see one of the state’s most […]

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News for the Week

December 6, 2014
Cruise Bus Excursions

Are you busy preparing for the holidays? Alan and I are multi-tasking here in Montana. Between writing, putting up the Christmas tree and beginning preparations for our 2015 two-month cruise in the South Pacific (yes, a trip that long takes advanced planning), our heads are spinning. Plus we’ve been hitting the publish button a lot this […]

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Ten Best Travel Apps of 2014

December 4, 2014
Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

2014 has been quite the year, wouldn’t you agree? For those lucky few who spent the year traveling the world, hopefully, the quest to see more of it will continue throughout 2015. No matter where your travels take you next year, near or far, a handful of helpful travel apps are always a good idea […]

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ASUS MeMo Pad8: A Budget-friendly Tablet for Travelers

December 3, 2014
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Who wants to travel loaded down with electronic devices? While travel writers and bloggers pack gadgets that tend to eat up carryon space, the casual traveler doesn’t need laptops, extra hard drives and the like. If all you want is a tablet for reading books, surfing the Internet and taking the occasional photo, the budget-friendly ASUS MeMO […]

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A Visit to Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp

December 2, 2014
Okefenokee swamp

Out of all of the swamps in the world, Okefenokee Swamp certainly wins for the catchiest of swamp names. Located on the Florida/Georgia border, it’s certainly one of the more off-the-beaten path destinations in the area. However, today’s guest writer, Leigh McAdam from HikeBikeTravel, tells us the best way to visit this intriguing area, rich […]

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Feeding Central Americans While Saving the Rainforest

December 1, 2014
Passports With Purpose 2014

Did you know that malnutrition threatens millions of families in Central America? For many, daily food intake consists of basic grains; and often, individuals mistakenly believe that vegetables are only for the rich. You can imagine the impact this has on a child’s health. Sustainable Harvest International combats poor nutrition by “teaching families in Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua and […]

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