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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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Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

A Most Beautiful Hike to Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

Grinnell Lake in Glacier National Park

Tips for a Grinnell Lake Hike Updated 06.13.2018. In June 2014, I wrote about one of the most beautiful hikes in Glacier National Park. In my latest update, I’ve included answers to frequently asked questions about the trail to Grinnell Lake, more photos and updated hiking information. Most hikers visiting the Many Glacier area of […]

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Top Montana Travel Apps for Your Next Boomer Adventure

Montana travel apps

Updated 06.06.2018: Since July 2014, we’ve been sharing our recommendations for top Montana travel apps. This is the most recent update that includes eliminating apps that are no longer published plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s travel feet are itching for a trip to Montana, bookmark this […]

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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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Touring Prunelli Gorge on an Ajaccio Shore Excursion

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Have you cruised to Corsica? What did you do for an Ajaccio shore excursion? When Silver Wind called on Corsica during the Mediterranean portion of a spring cruise that sailed Ft. Lauderdale to Rome, we chose nature on our first-time visit to the French island. Isn’t it fun when cruise ship itineraries that you’ve experienced […]

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A row of sour beer at Libertine Brewing Co.

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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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

The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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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