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Travel Tips for Venice from a First-time Visitor

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Venice has been a top Italian destination for well, forever. Recently, the city has made headlines for its efforts to crack down on rampant tourism that has overrun the iconic city for decades. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a responsible trip to Venice these days. Today’s guest contributor, Kris Bordessa from Attainable Sustainable, […]

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Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Bora Bora Snorkeling on a Shore Excursion

Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Expedia.ca is partnering this look at a Bora Bora snorkeling shore excursion. When a cruise ship arrives in Bora Bora, it’s about as close to paradise as boomer travelers are going to get. At least that’s the way Alan and I feel about this tropical island in the South Pacific. Where is Bora Bora? Bora […]

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Practicing Yoga at Lago Atitlán, Guatemala

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From hiking up active volcanoes to exploring glaciers, we absolutely adore active travel adventures of any kind. But, not all active travel has to include hiking boots, walking sticks or parkas. Today, we’re going to explore a more relaxing activity, based in a breathtaking location. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, is here to share her experience […]

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London Experiences for Baby Boomers

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From exploring Scotland’s rolling green landscape to visiting Ireland’s Giants Causeway, we’ve covered a lot of incredible UK destinations. But…today, we’re going straight to its heart, London. Although many people shun large cities for less crowded destinations, everyone should experience London at least once. And if you can do it on a family trip, even […]

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How to Celebrate a Biltmore House Christmas

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From soaking up the sun on exotic beaches to enjoying winter wonderland scenery from a log cabin, there are many ways to celebrate the holidays. But, if you’re really looking to get into the holiday spirit,  find a way to experience a Biltmore House Christmas at the Biltmore House Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Regular […]

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Exploring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on a Trip to Michigan

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As you already know, we jump at any chance to explore our National Park System. But … as beautiful as they are, we also love to find scenic places that don’t necessarily attract hundreds of thousands of people. Today, Jim Tobalski from Wandering Rose Travels is here to tell us about an unique off-the-beaten-path destination […]

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Things to Do in Bruges for the Boomer Traveler

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When it comes to exploring Europe, it really pays off to start at some of the most popular capital cities. From Paris to Rome, Madrid and Berlin, you could spend years exploring these vibrant cities. However, if you really want to head to a place that whose old-world charm is just as fascinating, but manages […]

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Visiting Ireland’s Giants Causeway

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As the first place I visited outside the US when I was younger, Ireland has always has a special place in my heart. From its vibrant cities to its massively expansive countrysides that look like they’ve been built for a movie set, this European country is truly awe-inspiring. Today, Guest contributor, Lorna Real, is here […]

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One-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary for Boomer Travelers

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There are many things to see and do in the American Southwest. From a variety of national parks like the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley to charming little towns, this area of the the country is really exceptional. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a boomer road trip through the Southwest, […]

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Hiking with History on Kodiak Island

Hiking Kodiak Island

Experiencing nature and wildlife are two of the highlights of an Alaska cruise. While water tours are fun for exploring glaciers or whale watching, Alan and I enjoy hiking during a cruise to Alaska. Is Kodiak on your next Alaska cruise itinerary?  Don’t miss hiking Kodiak Island on a shore excursion at Fort Abercrombie State […]

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