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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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white buildings on the coast

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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The Parthenon in Greece

Tips for Visiting Greece by Land

The Parthenon in Greece

Greece is an incredibly popular tourist destination, especially for cruisers. But, there really is so much more to this ancient country than its idyllic islands, which of course, can be best explored on a Greek Island Cruise Adventure. Visiting Greece by land really is a wonderful way to get some insight into the country’s incredible […]

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frozen tundra landscape

Iceland Travel Tips for Adventurous Boomers

frozen tundra landscape

Years back, traveling to Iceland may have seen like traveling to another world. But in today’s ultra-connected world, Iceland is becoming one of the planet’s hottest cold-weather travel destinations. With rolling green hills, frozen glaciers, wild horses, spectacular waterfalls, and whatever else you could imagine in a fairy tale setting, this country is simply magical. […]

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canal with cruise with bicycle in foreground

Boomer Adventure on a Burgundy Canal Barge Cruise

canal with cruise with bicycle in foreground

We absolutely love the feeling of exploring the world while enjoying the good life on a luxurious cruise ship. But the idea of sailing through the incredibly idyllic region of central France while on a Burgundy Canal Barge Cruise with just 12 passengers really makes our travel feet itchy!  Guest contributor, Rosemarie Palmer from Quiltripping, […]

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Istanbul The Famous Tram(1)

Ten Fun Things To Do On Istiklal Street, Istanbul

Although we always feel the urge to explore a new destination by hitting the ground running, sometimes slow travel really is the best travel. Bustling cities like Istanbul are jam-packed with amazing landmarks, but if you really want to get a taste of the local life, taking your time to stroll leisurely around a new […]

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rocky beach side view

Boomer Hiking in Brittany, France

rocky beach side view

A girl after our own hearts, guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher is a also big fan of active travel. Over the years, she’s been hiking beautiful natural areas around the world from Ireland to Guatemala, but today, she’s taking us to beautiful France. Come along as she takes us along on her wonderful experience hiking in […]

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german christmas market

Touring Germany’s Top Christmas Markets

german christmas market

Visiting Europe over the holidays is a great way to get some insight into how different parts of the world celebrate Christmas. And, although several European countries celebrate the holidays to the hilt, a visit to Germany’s top Christmas markets is sure to bring it up one more notch! Donna has already told us about […]

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Budapest buildings at night

Planning a 24-hour Baby Boomer Adventure in Budapest

Budapest buildings at night

If you’re looking for a charming, old-world European destination that stands apart from the busting at the seams cities like Paris or Rome, Budapest is right up your alley. From its ornate architecture, to its incredibly unique cuisine, this lovely city has just about everything. However, if you’re on limited time, it’s best to plan […]

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