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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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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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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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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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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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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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Exploring Smoking Volcanoes by Army Truck in Far East Russia

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Exploring smoking volcanoes by Russian army truck is a must-do Petropavlovsk cruise excursion. It’s one of my all-time favorite shore excursion experiences. And with over 400 nights at sea, I’ve been on plenty of them. The Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia is a beautiful land of smoking volcanoes and abundant wildlife. Since it’s not […]

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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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