News for the Week

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals.

old theater ruins

Alan and Donna toured these old Roman ruins while on a self-guided walking tour in Cartagena, Spain.

From Donna:

I’ll write this quickly while I have an internet connection. We’re having technical problems this week.

Alan and I have enjoyed a beautiful week on the Oregon Coast. And, since today is our 18th wedding anniversary, I’m keeping this short and sweet. Have a great weekend, everyone. I hope it’s filled with fun boomer travel adventures.

From Nicole:

This week our guest post took on on a road trip through Louisiana’s plantations. If you’d like to see some more inspiration for road trips, take a look at our Boomer Road Trip page. And don’t forget to take a look at our Road Trip Gear Rec’s for Boomers before you hit the road!

If you’re not signed up yet for our monthly travel newsletter, get on it! November’s edition will feature our favorite winter escapes.

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Want a sneak peak at our tips for winter travel? Check out Alan and Donna’s time visiting Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley in the winter.

This Week’s Articles

Considering a late fall road trip through the South? Debi Lander’s article takes us on a beautiful, yet heartbreaking road trip through Louisiana’s Plantation Country.

Interested in more incredible road trips? How about an off-the-beaten-path Greek road adventure? Or a road trip through the Scottish Highlands? And if you’re headed to Spain, why not consider a road trip through Spain’s Lower Rias?

Travel Deals for Boomers

Donna here: Sorry for the missing travel specials, just when I was adding them, the internet signal went out yet another time. Hopefully the signal will be better next week. Thanks for your patience.

More Travel News for Boomers

Speaking of Spanish adventures … the Iberian Peninsula is full of gorgeous “pueblos”. This list of the 30 most beautiful villages in Spain is a great way to plan your next Spanish adventure!

The best fall cruise destinations according to Cruise Critic. Take a look.

Thinking about a Christmas time cruise? Check out some of the great winter cruise destinations recommended by CN Traveler.

That’s all for now but we really want to hear from you. If you have a question about travel or suggestions for our next boomer road trip eguide, please send an email through our contact page.

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