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Let’s Take a Fall Ferry Trip in the Southern Gulf Islands

fall ferry trip Gulf Islands

Hastings House is sponsoring this look at a fall ferry trip in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. A ferry tour in the Southern Gulf Islands, fills the bill for a unique fall adventure. What traveler doesn’t appreciate beautiful scenery, uncrowded islands and enough activities to satisfy the most active of baby boomers? Located […]

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Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China

News for the Week

Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: How did your week go? I’m working on three articles that boomer travelers are going to love. Sorry, I can’t divulge the topics, just yet. The first one should be published next week, so don’t miss […]

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Amtrak Train

Planning a Cross Country Train Trip on Amtrak

Amtrak Train

Are you thinking about a cross country train trip in the U.S.? Guest contributor, Julie Diebolt Price from JDP Travels, takes us inside her USA rail journey traveling from Kansas City to Los Angeles on Amtrak. Don’t miss her train travel tips! Celebrating retirement and a birthday on a USA rail journey Plane, train, or […]

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News for the Week

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: Waving to y’all from the Oregon coast. Alan and I have traded hot mountain days in the Northern Rockies for balmy weather by the Pacific Ocean. Surely I’ll discover a hidden coastal adventure to share with […]

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Close up of three snow monkeys peering into the water of a hot spring at their reflections.

Visiting Japan’s Jigokudani Monkey Park

Close up of three snow monkeys peering into the water of a hot spring at their reflections.

Japan is one of the world’s most intriguing travel locations. With a staggeringly vibrant blend of traditional and modernity, the country has just about something for everyone, and then more. On a visit to Japan, people normally spend their time exploring the ancient temples as well as the modern architecture that makes up the country’s […]

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Japanese garden

News for the Week

Japanese garden

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: Can you believe it’s August already? I hope you’re in the mood for travel in Asia because that’s our theme for the month. From Asia cruise excursions to active travel, our aim is to inspire your […]

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south african landscape

How to Stay Safe in South Africa

south african landscape

South Africa is an amazing travel destination that consistently wows travelers of all ages, especially adventure lovers, but like most places in the world, there is a certain level of crime that travelers should be aware of before they set off to explore. To brush up on some key points to keep you safe, guest […]

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an exursion to siberia

Exploring Smoking Volcanoes by Army Truck in Far East Russia

an exursion to siberia

Exploring smoking volcanoes by Russian army truck is a must-do Petropavlovsk cruise excursion. It’s one of my all-time favorite shore excursion experiences. And with over 400 nights at sea, I’ve been on plenty of them. The Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia is a beautiful land of smoking volcanoes and abundant wildlife. Since it’s not […]

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Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China

Visit the Temple of Heaven: Where Chinese Boomers Hang Out

Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China

How do you visit the Temple of Heaven, a popular Beijing attraction, on a luxury cruise through China? Most cruise lines offer a land extension to China’s capital city that’s well worth the time, money, and effort. When cruises visit China, they dock at Tianjin for a couple of nights so that guests can overnight […]

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