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Saturday’s scene: At the Luau

September 13, 2014
Old Lahaina Luau sunset

As the sun dips into the Pacific, dancers at Old Lahaina Luau begin to perform the history of the Hawaiian Islands through hula. A guest of the Maui Visitor’s Bureau, I have a ringside seat and the perfect vantage point to take photos. But this is just the beginning of an entertaining evening in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. […]

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Hitting the trail in Nanaimo

July 17, 2013
Sampling an original Nanaimo Bar on the Nanaimo Bar Trail

Would you like to hit the trail in Nanaimo, British Columbia? No, I don’t mean a hiking trail that climbs through a Vancouver Island rainforest or a path that skirts the scenic coast. I’m talking about a city trail in the historic center of downtown Nanaimo where the purpose of our walk is to sample […]

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Go back to school at The Broadmoor’s Barbecue University

February 7, 2013
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Do you like to mix cooking with luxury travel? Barbecue University might be just the ticket for upgrading your barbecue skills. Steve Collins of Santa Fe Traveler attended and is here to tell us why we should go, too. Looking for a great getaway? Boomer barbecue fans can combine cooking and luxury at Barbecue University. […]

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Christmas cookies from around the world

November 20, 2012

Travel the globe without leaving your kitchen. Christmas cookies from around the world, today’s guest article from Brette Sember, will let you do just that. And Brette should know since she wrote the book on cookies: Cookie: A Love Story: Fun Facts, Delicious Stories, Fascinating History, Tasty Recipes, and More About Our Most Beloved Treat. Although […]

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Enjoy The Sanders 25th Anniversary Omelette

November 6, 2012
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Alan and I enjoy starting out our boomer travel day with a hot breakfast like The Sanders 25th Anniversary Omelette. Even better is when we are able to share the recipe with our readers. During our stay at The Sanders Bed and Breakfast, Bobbi Uecker and Rock Ringling (yes THAT Ringling) offered to share their […]

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Dining outdoors at Tohono Chul Tea Room

May 15, 2012
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Updated 01.15.2013 Are you a fan of eating breakfast outdoors—especially on a trip? There’s something decadent about lazing over a cup of coffee after a delicious meal while nature provides the entertainment. Here’s an insider’s tip:  if you’re boomertravel plans include Tucson, Arizona, save a morning for breakfast at Tohono Chul Tea Room (January 16, 2013: […]

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Seabourn classic: Baileys sabayon with strawberry

February 21, 2012
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Culinary demonstrations at sea offer boomer cruisers the opportunity to learn new recipes and cooking techniques. On our Seabourn Odyssey cruise from Sydney to Los Angeles, I attended a session led by Seabourn’s Executive Chef de Cuisine, Rajat Adhikary, who demonstrated one of the Seabourn Classic dishes—Baileys Sabayon with Strawberry. He has kindly allowed me […]

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Dining like a local in Madrid

February 7, 2012
Spanish tapas in Madrid

Updated: 05.01.2013   Alan and I are boomers who like nothing better than to dine with the locals, like we did on our road trip through Northern Italy. To us, it’s an excellent way of experiencing another culture. Today, Nicole Jewell, an ex-pat living in Madrid, who blogs at Pass the Ham?, shares her suggestions […]

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Slow Food Dining in Hawaii

October 16, 2011

When planning a boomer adventure to Hawaii’s Big Island, what comes to mind? Sun. Surf. Relaxation. Aloha. What about dining at restaurants to experience locally sourced food? Are you ready for a healthy dining adventure? Step away from the resort scene to follow this off-the-beaten-path slow food tour. Your taste buds will thank me. If […]

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Nutella Quesadillas With Black Cherry Compote

September 8, 2010
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Baby boomers, are you a Nutella fan? Would it surprise you to find this chocolaty hazelnut spread in a quesadilla? How about if that quesdadilla had been prepared in Mexico? I discovered this unusual dessert when I traveled to Cancun to participate in blog paradise for Marriott Resorts. Although I was staying at CasaMagna Marriott […]

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