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stone arch surrounded by grass and trees in Syracuse, Sicily

Exploring Greek and Roman history on a Syracuse shore excursion

stone arch surrounded by grass and trees in Syracuse, Sicily

On a Mediterranean cruise, active boomer travelers will find plenty of historical sites to explore. And by history, I mean some of the most ancient places you’ll ever visit. I’ve walked the ruins of Ephesus, investigated the ancient city of Nora and stood among wildflowers in front of Greek temples at Selinunte—all while participating in […]

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Cetara, Italy

Three Unexpected Day Trips From Salerno, Italy

Cetara, Italy

Located in Campania, Italy, the port city of Salerno acts as a popular hub for tourists making their way to Positano and Amalfi. While enchanting towns along the Amalfi coast are numerous, they’re often overcrowded and commercialized. Guest contributor, Lauren Palumbo from Lauren Relocated, shows us how to travel like a local on your next vacation […]

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Exploring the Ancient City of Nora, Sardinia

Explore the ancient city of Nora. #boomertravel #cruise #italy

On a spring visit to Sardinia, Italy, it’s tempting to look for boomer travel adventures involving the island’s beautiful beaches. Visitors flock to Sardinia for the clear coastal water fringed by white sand. But, if you spend all of your time on the beaches, you’ll miss the Phoenician and Roman history at the ancient city […]

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Ponte Vecchio Bridge

Sightseeing on a Small Group Tour through Tuscany

Ponte Vecchio Bridge

Tuscany is more than just the world-renowned picturesque region of Italy. Matching its otherworldly beauty and amazing culinary talents, the area is full of history. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a small group tour through Tuscany, uncovering its profound character along the way. Learning about secret tunnels in the heart of […]

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Our Favorite Places to Stay in Italy

Boomer travel - Italy - Our favorite places to stay in Italy.

Boomer travelers love to travel in Italy. The culture, history and food—oh, that food—combine for an unforgettable trip. And following our recommendations for places to stay in Italy turns it up a notch. Alan and I enjoy Italian accommodations ranging from boutique hotels to upscale bed and breakfasts. When choosing a place to stay in […]

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Tips for exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicily

A Magical Cruise Excursion in Selinunte, Sicily

Tips for exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicily

Imagine columns from the ruins of a Greek temple standing amid fields of wildflowers on a perfect spring day. When Alan and I traveled to Selinunte, Sicily, on a Mediterranean cruise excursion with Silversea, that’s exactly what we found. And it was a beautiful reminder that the most magical of travel experiences happen when we least […]

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Prato della Valle, Padua, Italy

Strolling through the Top Sights in Padua

Prato della Valle, Padua, Italy

As is obvious from our many trips to the country, our love of Italy is pretty much boundless. Fun road trips through the north and south of the country have proved that the country is full of fascinating sites at virtually every corner. Today’s guest contributor, Naomi Elster, is taking us on a history-filled tour […]

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Dolomites Mountains

Hiking Italy’s Majestic Dolomites

Dolomites Mountains

The surreal beauty of Italy’s Dolomite Mountain Range is legendary and well, you know how much we love a great hiking story. Read along as guest contributor, Susan Guillory from The Unexplorer, describes her amazing adventure hiking the Dolomite Mountains, which are, without a doubt, one of Italy’s most beautiful sites. What I love about […]

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Walking Bergamo

Discovering the Two Sides of Bergamo, Italy

Walking Bergamo

Along with most travelers, our love for Italy never stops growing. From the chaotic charm of Rome to the quiet sophistication found in Tuscan villages, it seems as if there is an endless amount of Italian destinations to fall in love with. Today, guest contributor, Naomi Elster, is here to tell us all about her recent […]

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Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

Walking With History in Trani

Alan and Donna Hull in Trani, Italy

Visit Trani Updated: 08.27.2017 On a Southern Italy road trip, Trani turned out to be one of our favorite destinations—one that Alan and I have talked about visiting again on our own. Along with Claudio Fontana of A La Carte Italy Tours, our guide for the trip, and Stephanie, a local expert, we spent the better […]

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