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Going Off the Beaten Path in Singapore

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While cruising around the world, it’s always a good idea to get off the boat and explore the ports. Even though it may be hard to tear yourself away from the fabulous offerings found on the ship, a long walk around a new destination can be invigorating. Popular cruise stops like Singapore offer endless things […]

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Exploring Hildene, Vermont

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Vermont has long been known as a charming area to visit, and it is a very popular tourist destination on the east coast. In fact, many first-time visitors are surprised at how picture perfect Vermont really is. With stunning scenery and a seemingly infinite number of charming towns, the state is definitely a welcoming oasis […]

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Active Boomers Guide to Adelaide

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As a long-time resident of NSW Australia, guest contributor Leslie Connor from Empty Nesters Travel Insights, knows quite a bit about exploring all that Australia has to offer. After already covering Melbourne,  Sydney and Canberra for My Itchy Travel Feet, this week she’s back with an in-depth guide to Adelaide. South Australia’s capital, Adelaide is […]

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A Visit to Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp for the Boomer Traveler

Visiting Okefenokee Swamp is for you, if you’re a fan of canoeing with alligators, birdwatching or cycling next to a lush, riparian landscape. We recommend Folkston as your headquarters. Out of all of the swamps in the world, Okefenokee Swamp certainly wins for the catchiest name. Known as one of the seven natural wonders of […]

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Finding Boomer Adventures in Palma de Mallorca

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As we’ve screamed from the rooftops time and time again, Spain has endless options for creating amazing travel memories. From Barcelona and Madrid, to its lovely southern region of Andalusia, the Iberian Peninsula has something for everyone— including some amazing islands. If you really want to check out a unique part of the country that […]

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How to take a self-guided tour of Strasbourg, France

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We’ve driven through Champagne Country, gone off the beaten path in Provence, and taken a long bike ride through Loire Valley, but France still has way more to offer in terms of travel adventures. Today, we’re headed to beautiful Strasbourg! As the official seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg is a bustling city that sees […]

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What To Do With One Day in Copenhagen

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As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is a very vibrant city that truly comes alive this time of year. Known for its strong coffee culture, romantic canals and endless bike paths, this bustling, cosmopolitan city has lots of things to do and see. Honestly, you could probably spend various days or even weeks to see […]

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Baby Boomer Adventure in Turin

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After covering Italy quite extensively over the years, if there’s one thing we have learned it’s that this beautifully vibrant country really is the travel gift that keeps on giving. From Venice and Tuscany to Sardinia and Sicily, there’s so much to see and do, but exploring Italy’s more under the radar areas really gives […]

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Where to See Spring Blossoms in Europe

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Although some parts of the world are still knee deep in snow, spring is definitely in the air in Europe. If you’re planning a European adventure this month or next, you’ll be delighted by the beautiful blossoms that are popping up almost everywhere! However, even though Europe is filled with endless things to do and […]

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How to Plan a Self-guided Tour of Canberra

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As a resident of NSW Australia, guest contributor Leslie Connor from Empty Nesters Travel Insights, knows quite a bit about exploring all that Australia has to offer. She’s already told us how to plan a fun road trip from Sydney to Melbourne, and shared tips for exploring beautiful Sydney and Melbourne. But, today, she’s taken us […]

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