As tidal waters flowed in and out to the Straight of Georgia, two deer moved delicately through the high grasses of Nanoose/Bonnel Estuary on Vancouver Island. If we squinted our eyes—or looked through binoculars—Alan and I could observe a pair of bald eagles surveying the scene from the top branches of a tree near the edge […]
Updated 02.01.2017 When you think of romantic getaways, does Poland come to mind? Probably not—especially for our U.S. readers. When I visited the Baltic region of Poland and Germany last year, I discovered that romantic Poland definitely exits. And, the experience is filled not only with romance but also with the complicated history of Western […]
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney Review Updated: 09.28.2017 A luxury experience at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a given. After all, the Four Seasons brand is one of the most luxurious hotel chains in the travel industry. What else would a boomer traveler expect? When Alan and I stayed in this elegant high-rise hotel before our […]
Driving California’s Big Sur coast from Cambria to Carmel, baby boomer road trippers won’t find accommodations with a finer view than at Ragged Point Inn. Although the rooms are not the most luxurious in this isolated portion of central California, the cliff-side location more than makes up for the nondescript decor. And the restaurant serves […]
Updated 10.01.2013 Is a beach resort your idea of travel fun? Add a Latin-influenced flavor to adventure by the sea with a stay at CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort in Mexico. I’ll admit, when Marriott Resorts invited me to visit Cancun to blog from paradise at their seaside resort; all I could think about were news […]
Boomer birthdays. Do you celebrate or dread the arrival of another year tacked onto an already booming age? What’s a baby boomer to do? I’m all for celebrating them, it sure beats the alternative. Last week, one of those really big boomer birthdays happened to me. You know, one with a big zero at the […]
Hilltop Manor Bed & Breakfast Review: Updated 11.20.2017 On a visit to Hot Springs, Arkansas, one activity you don’t want to miss is a soak in the famous hot springs mineral waters. But to completely immerse in Hot Springs’ history, stay at Hilltop Manor Bed & Breakfast, a member of Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North […]
Are you a baby boomer who enjoys staying at bed and breakfasts or inns during your travels? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a book (or website) listing the best choices in North America? Well, there is. Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America, publishes a book and website filled with top quality lodging […]
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise: Updated 01.04.2018 What’s on your list of boomer travel dreams? Staying at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has always been one of mine. Photographs of the famous Canadian resort hotel reflected in the waters of Lake Louise remind me of an alpine fairy tale setting worthy of a romantic getaway with […]
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