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Discover France with Road Scholar

Road Scholar is sponsoring this look at how to discover France The 75th anniversary of D-day has focused the world’s attention on France. Baby boomers, especially, experience a special bond with the idea of a trip to France as we remember the WWII stories from our parents, family and friends. Road Scholar has declared France […]

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Six Ideas for Active Travel in Sofia, Bulgaria

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The Balkans have really gained traction as a popular tourist destination over the years. From Croatia’s incredible beaches to Romania’s lush, green forests, this particular area of the world really has it all. And for those looking to get out and enjoy nature, active travel in Sofia, Bulgaria offers surprisingly varied options. Guest contributor Di […]

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Off the beaten path in Otranto, Italy

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There are few things that make our itchy travel feet itchy like the thought of going off the beaten path in Italy. From road trips through Northern and Southern Italy, to bustling Rome, we’ve featured quite a bit about one of our favorite European countries. But today, guest contributor, Sharon Kurtz, is taking us off-the-beaten-path […]

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Baby Boomer Adventures in Rome

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After covering Italy quite extensively over the years, it’s clear that we love to get off the beaten path in this incredible country. However, its capital city is, without a doubt, one of the most incredible places in the world. Pardon the cheesy pun, but there really is no place like Rome. Yes, it’s chaotic. […]

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Visiting Mallorca’s Caves of Drach

Spain’s major cities like Barcelona and Madrid offer an infinite number of things to do and see, but for those who are looking to go off the beaten path, the country’s beautiful islands are really something special, especially Mallorca. Guest contributor Geanie Roake from The Library Lady Writes has already taken us to popular Palma […]

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Finding Boomer Adventures in Palma de Mallorca

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As we’ve screamed from the rooftops time and time again, Spain has endless options for creating amazing travel memories. From Barcelona and Madrid, to its lovely southern region of Andalusia, the Iberian Peninsula has something for everyone— including some amazing islands. If you really want to check out a unique part of the country that […]

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How to take a self-guided tour of Strasbourg, France

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We’ve driven through Champagne Country, gone off the beaten path in Provence, and taken a long bike ride through Loire Valley, but France still has way more to offer in terms of travel adventures. Today, we’re headed to beautiful Strasbourg! As the official seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg is a bustling city that sees […]

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How to Spend One Day in Copenhagen, Denmark

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As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is a very vibrant city that truly comes alive this time of year. Known for its strong coffee culture, romantic canals and endless bike paths, this bustling, cosmopolitan city has lots of things to do and see. But what if you only have one day in Copenhagen to explore? […]

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Baby Boomer Adventure in Turin

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After covering Italy quite extensively over the years, if there’s one thing we have learned it’s that this beautifully vibrant country really is the travel gift that keeps on giving. From Venice and Tuscany to Sardinia and Sicily, there’s so much to see and do, but exploring Italy’s more under the radar areas really gives […]

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Where to See Spring Blossoms in Europe

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Although some parts of the world are still knee deep in snow, spring is definitely in the air in Europe. If you’re planning a European adventure this month or next, you’ll be delighted by the beautiful blossoms that are popping up almost everywhere! However, even though Europe is filled with endless things to do and […]

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