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Hiking in Hendersonville, North Carolina

stairs leading up to large rock with american flag

A few weeks ago, guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, took us on a lovely Autumn Escape to Hendersonville, North Carolina. Now she’s back to reveal some of her tried and true tips for hiking in Hendersonville. The Blue Ridge Mountains fringe the western edge of North Carolina. They’re filled with dozens of waterfalls, hundreds of miles […]

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Tremiti Islands

News for the Week

Tremiti Islands

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: Alan and I booked another cruise this week when a Seabourn 2020 Alaska itinerary called our name—plus offered several perks through the Set Sail 2019 Event. You can still get the perks, too (I don’t make […]

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peace statue in Nagasaki

How to Spend One day in Nagasaki, Japan

peace statue in Nagasaki

If you only have one day in Nagasaki, Japan, how do you choose what to see and do? Considering Nagasaki’s place in WWII history, the decision isn’t hard for those trying to understand how one event—the dropping of an atomic bomb—so changed the world. One day is never enough to explore a city, but on […]

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Boomer Hiking in Brittany, France

rocky beach side view

A girl after our own hearts, guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher is a also big fan of active travel. Over the years, she’s been hiking beautiful natural areas around the world from Ireland to Guatemala, but today, she’s taking us to beautiful France. Come along as she takes us along on her wonderful experience hiking in […]

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Touring Lamborghini museum

News for the Week

Touring Lamborghini museum

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: Yesterday, Alan and I were reminiscing about our trips to Italy. We so enjoyed traveling with Claudio, our favorite Italian guide, before riding a ship back across the Atlantic from Rome. It truly is the best […]

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Family standing in front of boiling mud holes

Hiking Nicaragua’s Telica Volcano

Family standing in front of boiling mud holes

Family travel can be tough, especially when it involves multiple generations. However,  if you throw in an amazing destination, active travel and the threat of perishing in an active volcano, well, it will always be a memorable vacation if nothing else. For instance, our guest contributor, Vickie Lillo recently took her family on an adventure […]

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Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Best Apps For Italy Travel

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Did you know that the best Italy travel app can improve upon your Italian adventure? Whether you’re trying to communicate, checking a train schedule or contemplating which delicious pasta to try, there’s a travel app for that!  I’ve curated the best apps for Italy travel, no matter how you intend to explore this beautiful country. […]

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Cinque Terre

News for the Week

Cinque Terre

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: Hello from Montana. Alan and I enjoyed a beautiful drive from Oregon’s central coast to the Bitterroot Valley. And we discovered a new favorite restaurant during an overnight stop in Walla Walla, WA. If you’re ever […]

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Touring Germany’s Top Christmas Markets

german christmas market

Visiting Europe over the holidays is a great way to get some insight into how different parts of the world celebrate Christmas. And, although several European countries celebrate the holidays to the hilt, a visit to Germany’s top Christmas markets is sure to bring it up one more notch! Donna has already told us about […]

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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: Can you believe that September is almost over? As soon as this weekend’s Montana snowstorm subsides, Alan and I will be driving back to the Bitterroot Valley from the Oregon Coast. The storm looks to be […]

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