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Where to go at Christmas

Let Someone Else Do the Decorating and the Cooking: Festive Travel for the Holiday Season

Where to go at Christmas

Cummins is sponsoring this look at where to travel during the holidays. Are you thinking about taking a special trip during the holidays? Alan and I often look for a fun place to go. Sometimes I’m not in the mood for all the decorating and cooking. And then there are those times when it’s just […]

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affordable luxury gifts

Luxury Gifts for Travelers That You Can Afford to Buy

affordable luxury gifts

Luxury travel means different things to different people. But no matter what our individual tastes may be, we can all use some unique travel accessories that add a luxurious touch to any trip. If you’re shopping for something very special for that discerning explorer in your life—our 2019 luxury gift guide is for you. We’ve […]

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gear for a tropical getaway

Tropical Cruise Gear for the Boomer Traveler

gear for a tropical getaway

Headed on a much needed break from the cold weather? Unless you’re a fan of winter adventures, January through March are great months for a  tropical cruise—or warm-weather getaway. Whether you’re looking to swim with stingrays on a South Pacific cruise or lounge around the pool at a Maui resort like Montage Kapalua, packing the […]

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Holiday travel tips

Holiday Travel Tips to Make Your Boomer Travel Hassle-Free

Cummins is sponsoring this look at the best holiday travel tips for your next trip. Many boomers travel to see children and grandchildren over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Or they book a holiday cruise to escape the season as Alan and I do on the years when we find ourselves alone for the festivities. […]

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budget travel gifts

20 Under $20 Travel Gifts That Boomers Will Love

budget travel gifts

If you prefer boomer travel adventures, or spending time with loved ones, rather than holiday shopping, this article is for you. In the 2019 edition of 20 under $20 gifts for the boomer traveler, I’ve done all the leg work for you. Shop online using these unique gift ideas instead of trekking around crowded stores, […]

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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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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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tour mont blanc

5 Perfect Adventure Trips for the 50+ Traveler

Active Adventures is sponsoring this look at adventure trips for the 50+ traveler. Travel and adventure are two things that Alan and I enjoy more and more as we age. Our active boomer travels teach us a lot about ourselves, how the world works and what we really want out of life. When it comes […]

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Visit a national park for good health

Day Hiking Essentials: What to Wear and Bring on a Short Hike

Visit a national park for good health

Are you including day hikes in your next road trip, national park adventure, or cruise excursion? If so, you’re going to need my tips for day hiking essentials. I’m a boomer traveler who still enjoys hiking. Alan, too. We’re convinced that getting out on the trail is one of the best ways to experience a […]

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Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

Our Favorite Fall National Park Hikes

Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

When Alan and I plan a national park visit, we skip the summer months in favor of early autumn. The lodges are still open, snow hasn’t closed the roads yet in parks with mountainous terrain, and crowds have diminished. In our opinion, engaging with nature on fall national park hikes is simply the best. Tips […]

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