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Explore the U.S. with American Cruise Lines

White river boat American Song

American Cruise Lines is sponsoring this look at small ship cruising in the U.S. When you think of river cruising, do you picture sailing down a European scenic river stopping at charming towns with history to explore? Did you know that you can do that here in the good old USA? U.S. river cruising on […]

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dry tortugas day trip to fort jefferson

Dry Tortugas National Park Day Trip from Key West, Florida

dry tortugas day trip to fort jefferson

Are you a boomer traveler who enjoys a national park adventure? What about a remote trip that includes sailing to an off-the-beaten-path island in Florida? If so, you’re in luck. Guest contributor, Erika Nelson, is here to share her tips for a Dry Tortugas day trip. It’s the perfect addition to a Florida Keys road […]

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Walking the old town of Gdansk, Poland

Discovering Gdansk On a Self-Guided Walking Tour

Walking the old town of Gdansk, Poland

On an independent Gdansk walking tour, the Polish city surprised and delighted me. With beautiful architecture that’s been meticulously restored and an easy-to-maneuver Old Town, Gdansk is fun to explore on your own. There’s nothing like a city walking tour for exploring the nooks and crannies of a place. Use my walking tour tips for […]

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Tremiti Islands

Southern Italy Photos to Inspire Your Next Boomer Trip

Tremiti Islands

You’re all probably familiar with the old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” When planning a travel itinerary that saying is definitely true. Our Southern Italy photos document a twelve-day Southern Italy road trip that remains a favorite for Alan and me. Claudia Fontana from Italy A La Carte met us at the […]

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Planning a Boomer Adventure cruising through the Greek Islands

white buildings on the coast

Cruising the Greek islands is an incredibly popular activity for travelers of all ages. And of course, there’s good reason for that. The Greek islands are not only scenic, but also boast an immense history that goes back millennia. Did you know that there are more than 6,000 islands surrounding Greece? Recently, guest contributor, Phyllis […]

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Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

It takes a plan to enjoy a trade event as large as the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. My Tucson Gem Show travel tips will take you there.  Held annually since 1955, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is considered to be one of the largest gem shows in the world—if not THE largest. Visitors […]

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Go off the beaten path on Star Island

large seaside hotel

It’s always a good idea to have a travel bucket list with a nice mix of popular travel destinations and way off-the-beaten-path locations. Of course, when we say off-the-beaten-path we don’t necessarily mean hiking through a dense jungle on the edge of the world. In fact, today, we’re going to explore an incredible chain of […]

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Angkor Wat

Tips on Visiting Angkor Wat in the Rainy Season

Angkor Wat

As the seventh wonder of the world, Angkor Wat is an incredibly popular, but still off-the-beaten-path destination in Cambodia. Originally constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu for the Khmer Empire, this site has somehow managed to withstand the test of time. Visitors from around the world come to see the ancient […]

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Exploring The Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs

hotel with pitched roof

Let’s face it – trying to find accommodations while on the road is one of the most frustrating things about travel. Do you want luxury, charm, history, location, or all of the above? It’s hard to find one hotel that has everything you need for a comfortable stay, but in some cases, you find a […]

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