Alan and I don’t usually stay at luxurious high-rise hotels. Small inns or bed and breakfasts are more our style. But on a recent cruise from Vancouver to Singapore, Regent Seven Seas Mariner treated all cruise guests to a free night at the Regent Beijing Hotel (we paid for a second night on our own […]
I captured this smoking shot while exploring the Kamchatka Peninsula by Russian army truck.
Today, Alan and I are on a cruise excursion in Bangkok, Thailand, part of our Vancouver to Singapore cruise on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner. Even though we’re out exploring, you can still keep up with our baby boomer adventures. In this week’s installment of Dispatch from Donna at the Luxury Cruise Bible blog, I […]
When you think of of Siberia do you envision a vast, frozen wasteland? As a baby boomer growing up during the Cold War, that was my impression. Well, baby boomer travelers, do I have a surprise for you. The Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia is a beautiful land of smoking volcanoes and abundant wildlife. […]
The Golden Pavilion shimmered in the sunlight on my visit to Kyoto, Japan.
Baby boomer travelers, want to keep up with us while Alan and I sail on a 52-day cruise aboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner? I know you’ll be curious about our ports of call, which include Alaska, Siberia, Japan, S. Korea, China, Hong Kong, Viet Nam, Thailand and Singapore. Starting the week of September 14, […]
While I’m in South Africa, here’s a look back at my favorite experiences in the Pacific that I’ve written about at My Itchy Travel Feet. My entry on paddling, hiking and zipping through Kauai received the most posts in the Pacific collection of posts. Do you remember the catamaran excursion we took? Learning to paint […]
Kota Kinabalu. Come on, say it out loud. Don’t you just love the way the exotic sounding name trips off your tongue? Kota Kinabalu is a city in Sabah on the island of Borneo in Malaysia. Alan and I visited the area on a Regent cruise when we sailed from Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong. […]
When people ask me this question, I don’t even have to think. My answer? Bali. The experience reigns as my most vivid baby boomer travel memory. Alan and I toured the exotic Indonesian island for one day while on a Regent cruise from Sydney to Hong Kong. We chose an excursion, “Bali as you please,” […]