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What makes a cruise great? The right travel agent

Some of my baby boomer friends roll their eyes when I talk about cruises. They can’t comprehend my love of sailing on a ship from port to port. They think that there’s nothing to do on a cruise and that all the passengers are old. WRONG. The secret to a successful cruise? Choosing the right one […]

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Living green at Valley of the Gods Bed & Breakfast

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Updated 10.01.2016 Do you want to experience living green in an off-the-grid bed and breakfast? A visit to Valley of the Gods Bed and Breakfast in southeastern Utah will satisfy your curiosity. And the introduction to peace, quiet and pure relaxation will keep you coming back for more. When Alan and I stayed in the 1933-era ranch […]

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Penguins and icebergs fill my Antarctic adventure dreams

When I’m not traveling, or writing about travel, I’m dreaming about it. At the top of my baby boomer dream list is an adventure in Antarctica. Close your eyes. Picture giant icebergs gleaming with white-blue glacial ice, penguins cavorting in the water – can’t you just feel that cold excitement? Since this is a dream, I’ll […]

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Dine at 82 Queen for a taste of South Carolina’s Low-country

Baby boomers looking for a fine meal in Charleston, SC, have plenty of choices. The Holy City is full of excellent restaurants. To sample Low-country cuisine in a lush garden setting, visit 82 Queen. Located in the French Quarter of Charleston, the award winning restaurant sits on property that can be traced to 1682. Diners choose […]

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Take a Photo Workshop to See Nature’s Beauty

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Updated: 4.20.2016 Baby boomer photographers, have you considered a photography workshop vacation? If you’re a landscape enthusiast, workshops provide instruction while introducing you to choice photo locations (the right spot at the right time of day). Many workshops allow the spouse to come along for a minimal charge. When Alan signed up for Jim Altengarten’s […]

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Confessions of an over-packer

I admit it. I’m an over-packer. The thought of being unprepared gives me the shakes so I run to the suitcase with another must-take outfit or pair of shoes. But, fellow baby boomer over-packers, help is only a click away. Over at Onebag.com, Doug Dyment maintains a site filled with packing advice. And, at One Bag, One […]

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Dining the lazy way at Kiawah Island

Alan and I were too busy resting and relaxing to care much about dining out during our Kiawah Island vacation. Our condo’s kitchen came fully equipped, but, this baby boomer traveler had no intention of cooking on her vacation. We found the answer to our dining dilemma at  Newton Farms located in Freshfields Village just outside Kiawah’s […]

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A word about links

This weekend, I’ve been refining the blog. I’ve also started adding my personal travel references although there are many more to come. When you see links in the sidebar of this site, I’ve been there, done that, or used the service. That’s my guarantee to you.

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Baby boomer adventures on Kiawah Island

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Updated 03.01.2013 Spring break isn’t limited to the college crowd or family travel. Boomers need a spring break, too. For Alan and me, that means finding baby boomer adventures on Kiawah Island in South Carolina. Sure, there’s bike riding and beach walks; but, you’ll find many other active travel choices to fill the time. At Night Heron Park […]

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