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Seeing pandas in China

Chengdu Panda Tour for Boomer Wildlife Watchers

Seeing pandas in China

Seeing Pandas in China Wildlife watching is one of my favorite active boomer travel adventures. Alan’s too. Of course we prefer to observe wildlife in their natural environment, like we did on a South African safari. When it comes to wildlife experiences, seeing pandas in China has long been on our bucket list. But that’s […]

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Excelsior Bar

Solo Travel to Hong Kong

Excelsior Bar

Solo travel. It’s one of those things that everyone says you have to do at least once in your life. If you’ve never traveled without your partner, family members or group of friends, the thought of solo travel can be pretty intimidating, but it can be a wonderful experience. If you’re looking to take your […]

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Japanese garden

First Impressions of Japan

Japanese garden

Simply put – Japan is an amazing destination. From a strong cultural reverence for nature and order to the ultra high tech industry, Japan has a bit of everything, which can be a bit overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. Guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, is here to tell us all about her […]

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Scenic stupas

Day Cycling Through the Temples of Bagan

Scenic stupas

We love exotic travel tales that include active adventures, especially when it involves biking through off-the-beaten paths. Today’s guest contributor, Sue King from Nomadic KU, did just that as she cycled her way through dusty backwoods to see the incredible temples of Bagan, Myanmar. Iconic images of the ancient temples of Bagan in Myanmar feature […]

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Tabanan travel

Off-the-Beaten-Path in Bali’s Tabanan Regency

Tabanan travel

Active travel in exotic lands is definitely one of our most favorite travel themes and today, we’re mixing a little foodie fun in as well. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and Laura from Wandercooks, are here to tell us all about their adventures exploring Bali’s Tabanan Regency. Indonesia’s island of Bali is renowned for beautiful beaches, […]

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Kibitsuhiko Shrine.

Cycling the Kibiji Trail through the Japanese Countryside

Kibitsuhiko Shrine.

While we enjoy active travel of any sorts, we absolutely adore off-the-beaten path adventures in faraway lands. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and Laura from Wandercooks, are here to tell us all about their adventures biking through Japan on the beautiful Kibiji Trail. Japan is a complex and beautiful country that brings to mind both ancient […]

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Humayuns Tomb

Exploring Delhi Off the Beaten Track

Humayuns Tomb

Although we’ve explored some very remote areas in our travels, we’ve yet to make it to India. Known for its chaotic urban rhythms and exotic landscapes, India seems like a world unto itself. Today, guest contributor Lee Grewal, a former expat who lived in Delhi for three years, is here to give us a rundown on […]

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Hot Air Balloon Cappadocia

Soaring over Cappadoccia in a Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon Cappadocia

Turkey is one of those amazing destinations that seems to stay with travelers long after they’ve gone on to other adventures. The unique vibrancy and culture that pulsates through the country’s bustling cities such as Istanbul and Ankara is nothing short of enthralling. Adding even more intrigue to the country is its unique rural landscape that …

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Japanese Train System

How to Be Your Own Boomer Tour Guide in Japan

Japanese Train System

How comfortable are you when it comes to exploring a completely foreign city on your own? It seems that travelers are always divided on the issue of organized tours versus DIY exploration. However, both travel styles have their advantages and disadvantages and sometimes it just comes down to the individual destination. Today, My Itchy Travel […]

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Bhutan Travel

Bhutan Travel Tips

Bhutan Travel

As world travel seems more and more accesible these days, there are still a few destinations that remain fairly elusive for most travelers. One such destination is Bhutan, a Himalayan country sandwiched between China and India. As of late, the country has become more accessible to tourists and today, Kay Dougherty, author of Blonde Brunette […]

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