Cruising Tracy Arm

The weather doesn’t always cooperate in Alaska. At least, that’s what Alan and I discovered when Regent Seven Seas Mariner spent a morning cruising Tracy Arm on the way to Juneau. The light had an eerie glow to it as Mariner sailed through Stephens Passage into Holkham Bay and up the narrow fjord named for […]

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We should have packed ThermaCare HeatWraps

Has back pain kept you from enjoying a boomer travel experience? That’s what happened to Alan when we took our whirlwind tour of the Western National Parks. A couple of days before the road trip, he played a vigorous game of handball that resulted in an aching back. By the time we reached Glacier National […]

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Saturday’s scene: summer at Keystone Resort

If you think Colorado is all about winter travel fun, you haven’t experienced summer at Keystone Resort. Are you a golfer, tennis nut, horseback rider, mountain biker, hiker or mountain lover? You’ll find plenty to do here in the summer. I’m at Keystone Resort in Colorado, for the TBEX travel blogger conference, so this boomer traveler is skipping […]

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Don’t let back pain put your boomer travel on hold

You’re on a boomer trip—one you’ve been anticipating for a long time—and a nagging lower backache is your morning wakeup call rather than the hotel’s radio alarm clock. There go the plans for the day—no hiking, biking or golfing for you. Hopefully, this is a vacation that provides rest and relaxation rather than a road […]

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Florida girlfriend getaway

Hey ladies, want to plan a Florida girlfriend getaway? Today’s guest post, Tami Koenig, Your Story Coach, offers first-hand travel suggestions for boomer gal pals. My girlfriends and I have been traveling together since we were in our 20s—from Greece and Guatemala to Paris and Prague—we’re old hands at the delicate art of traveling with […]

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Something for everyone at Lake Tahoe

Are you considering a Tahoe family trip? Multigenerational travel is a challenge for baby boomers and their families. In today’s guest post, Matt Smolsky shares how he pleased teenagers and adults on a trip to Lake Tahoe, California. My sister-in-law’s wedding in Lake Tahoe promised to be a great time. This was her second marriage […]

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Slip This Hand Lotion Into Your Carry-on

Need an under $20 gift for your favorite boomer traveler? How about a hand lotion that can be transported in carry on luggage without raising eyebrows from a TSA agent or leaking onto your clothes? What if it contained a combination of natural ingredients specifically designed for extreme dry skin? Hard Lotion from MadeOn Skin […]

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Saturday’s scene: Shining the Light on Fall

I took this photo while on a small ship adventure cruise with American Safari Cruises. On a sunny afternoon in southeast Alaska, Alan and I joined a group of fellow cruisers to hike Three Lakes Loop Trail. Our journey took us through the rainforest before climbing up into areas of prairie and muskeg bogs. On this […]

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Take Your Favorite Scent With You

When Alan and I became frequent boomer travelers, I gave up on perfume. It wasn’t something that I could easily pack in checked luggage for a luxury cruise or a duffel bag bouncing in the backseat of our Jeep on the Alpine Loop. And after 911, forget about tucking a traveler-sized bottle of my favorite […]

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