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News for the Week

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

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Alan and Donna visited beautiful Syracuse while on a cruise excursion in Sicily. Looks like a great place to explore!

From Donna:

Are you ready for a road trip? That’s what’s on our mind. Alan and I are looking into another Alaska road trip adventure in early September. Tentative plans include a ride to Alaska and back on the Alaska Marine Highway. In between, we’ll drive the Golden Circle from Haines to Skagway. Time to buy the 2019 Milepost!

wolf catches salmon

Watching a wolf catch a salmon at Fish Creek was one of the highlights of our Alaska Highway road trip.

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From Nicole:

We’re talking springtime travel to Europe this month. If you’re planning a European adventure anytime soon, make sure to check out Donna’s Eleven Questions to Ask Before Traveling to Europe.

Additionally, did you see the news a few weeks ago about American citizens needing a new type of visa to enter Europe? Well, turns out that was just a bunch of hooey. There is a new process, but it just entails a few extra steps that are a part of the new online pre-travel registration procedure. Confused? Check out this feature on what you will have to do to travel to Europe.

This Week’s Articles

Alan and Donna visited Nora, Sardinia, for the archaeological ruins, but they couldn’t resist taking photos of the poppies!

Turin, Italy may not be as popular as some other Italian cities such as Rome or Florence, but it is a spectacular place to visit. Our guest contributor, Debi Lander is taking us on a self-guided tour through Turin. There’s so much to see!

Updated this week:

Donna’s reviewed and renewed her travel advice in the My Itchy Travel Feet Italy Travel Planner. Take a look!

Travel Deals for Boomers

We’re on the hunt for the best travel deals for boomers. Look what we found for this week:

More Travel News for Boomers

Looking to go off the beaten path in Europe? Check out this list of Under-the-Radar Islands in Europe by National Geographic.

There’s still time to check out the super bloom of wildflowers at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in California. Read the latest update.

Thinking about a last-minute Florida getaway? American Airlines has launched year-round non-stop service between Key West and Dallas-Ft Worth.

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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