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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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Tips for Exploring Lake Como

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Although Rome, Venice and Florence are certainly the shiniest jewels in Italy’s crown, the entire country is packed with incredible destinations. Today, we’re taking you to one of the Italy’s most picturesque areas, known for not only its stunning beauty, but as the home of one of America’s most famous actors. Kris Bordessa from Attainable […]

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Bologna travel tips for the first time visitor

Bologna Travel Tips from a First-time Visitor

Bologna travel tips for the first time visitor

Italy is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beloved travel destinations. Bustling tourist hotspots like Rome and Florence have dazzled tourists for centuries. But today, we’re taking you to a lesser-known Italian gem that should really be on everyone’s travel bucket list—Bologna. Kris Bordessa from Attainable Sustainable, recently shared her travel tips for Venice with us. […]

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Travel Tips for Venice from a First-time Visitor

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Venice has been a top Italian destination for well, forever. Recently, the city has made headlines for its efforts to crack down on rampant tourism that has overrun the iconic city for decades. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a responsible trip to Venice these days. Today’s guest contributor, Kris Bordessa from Attainable Sustainable, […]

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Hiking in Cinque Terre on a Boomer Travel Adventure

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Italy is a world-renowned travel destination with endless options for active travel. But, if you’re looking to do something really special, hiking Cinque Terre is definitely a great adventure. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently visited this area with her sights set on hiking from one colorful hilltop village to the next, […]

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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

Updated 06.24.2018. 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 […]

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Exploring the Ancient City of Nora, Sardinia

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

Updated 03.17.2019:  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 […]

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

Our Favorite Places to Stay in Italy

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

Updated 09.01.2018:  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 […]

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