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How to See the Best of Toronto in Three Days

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Canada is filled with beautiful cities that are packed with history, and culture, not to mention plenty of Canadian adventures for boomer travelers.  Previously, we’ve told you about a Canadian wolf adventure, sailing Bras Do’r Lake and exploring Dawson City. Today, our guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, is taking us on a tour of one of the country’s […]

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Discovering Authentic Austin

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Austin, Texas has really seen a major boom in tourism over the last few years. Known for its famous South by Southwest festival, the city seems to get more and more vibrant every year, and offers loads of active travel options. If the Texas capital’s popularity has piqued your interest, guest contributor Cheryl Rodewig is […]

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Road Trip through the Central Coast: 3 Must-See Destinations

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We love an early summer road trip, don’t you? Long days and mild weather makes for a lot of options to choose from, especially in sunny California. Remember when Donna and Alan took their coastal California road trip? But there’s always more to see in this beautiful part of the U.S. Guest contributor, Susan Guillory […]

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Hiking in the Foothills of the Himalayas

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Hiking is by far one of our most favorite activities to do while traveling, especially when exploring beautiful exotic lands. As part of our Hiking around the World series, guest contributor Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85, is here to share with us her experience hiking in the Himalayas. Trekking in Uttarakhand, India Ever imagined a place […]

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Where to Be Wined and Dined in San Luis Obispo County

A row of sour beer at Libertine Brewing Co.

We recently told you how to travel through Champagne Country, but if you’re looking for a tasty refreshment state side, we’ve got you covered there as well. Guest contributor, Susan Guillory from The Unexplorer, recently took a trip through California and is here with some recommendations on experiencing the best wineries in San Luis Obispo […]

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A few words from Alan: Reconnecting on a cruise

Reconnecting on a cruise might not be the first thing you think of when planning a cruise. Do you think of cruising as a way to see new destinations or experience a lifetime adventure? A cruise is all those things, but it’s also about reconnecting on a romantic getaway. Today, Alan’s here to share how […]

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Diving with Great White Sharks in South Africa

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Active travel means different things to different people. For some, hiking around the world is enough to get the old ticker pumping. But, for intrepid travelers like Carol and Mike Ivey from Curious Gypsies, only extreme heart-stopping activities will do. Hold on to your hats because the brave duo are taking us diving with Great […]

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How to Plan a Self-Guided Tour through St Petersburg

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Russia is a fairly complicated destination to visit, but according to those who’ve been, visiting majestic cities like St Petersburg is well worth it. Full of fascinating history and architectural gems, this city is a definite bucket list item. Previously, we shared travel planning details on how to visit St Petersburg without a group tour. […]

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Hiking Through Chinchero in Peru’s Sacred Valley

A view of Chinchero, Peru

Peru is a favorite travel destination of many, most of whom visit to see iconic Machu Picchu. But, if you’re planning a trip to this amazing destination, why not take the time to see some of the lesser-known sites in the area? Guest contributor Patti Morrow from Luggage and Lipstick is here to share …

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How to Plan a Hiking Trip through the Swiss Alps

Views of the Swiss Alps

Active travel means many things to many people, but hiking while surrounded by snow-topped mountain tops sounds like absolute heaven to us. Guest contributor, Lesley Connor from  Empty Nesters Travel Insights is here to tell us about her adventure hiking through the Swiss Alps. Hiking through the Swiss Alps The phrase “hiking in the Swiss […]

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