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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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Painted Rocks Montana

Off-the-Beaten-Path Western Montana Lakes for Boomer Travel Fun

Painted Rocks Montana

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is sponsoring this look at Montana waterways and how you can protect them. When I say “Western Montana,” what comes to mind? Do you picture the rugged mountains of the Northern Rockies or the glaciated peaks of Glacier National Park? The sight of my beloved Bitterroot Mountains certainly causes my […]

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What To Do With One Day in Copenhagen

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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. Honestly, you could probably spend various days or even weeks to see […]

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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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Exploring Lisbon in a Day on a Luxury Cruise Ship Excursion

Trolley car ride on Lisbon cruise excursion

Have you ever visited a destination that immediately spoke to you? It happened to me on a road trip to Montana. Alan and I ended up moving there. I experienced that same feeling when I stepped out onto the balcony of our Seabourn Sojourn suite to view the pastel-colored buildings of Lisbon perched on the […]

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How to Plan a Self-guided Tour of Canberra

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As a resident of NSW Australia, guest contributor Leslie Connor from Empty Nesters Travel Insights, knows quite a bit about exploring all that Australia has to offer. She’s already told us how to plan a fun road trip from Sydney to Melbourne, and shared tips for exploring beautiful Sydney and Melbourne. But, today, she’s taken us […]

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How to visit Fanning Island

How to Visit Fanning Island on a South Pacific Cruise

How to visit Fanning Island

If you’re looking for a South Pacific cruise excursion that’s totally off-the-beaten-path, welcome to Fanning Island. Boomer travelers won’t find stores, tours or any services, but they will experience welcoming residents living on a coral atoll with a turquoise-hued lagoon that screams tropical paradise. While the island offers scenic eye candy, it’s not always a […]

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How to Spend a Weekend on Amelia Island

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Although Florida is a massively popular vacation spot, there are still a few places that manage to stave off the tourist glut—if you’re willing to go just off-the-beaten-path just a little bit. A barrier island located just off Florida’s northeastern coast, Amelia Island boasts breathtaking scenery and plenty of active travel options, all without the […]

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