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Buddha statues at the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum

Alan and Donna visited the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum while visiting Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

From Donna:

From Nicole: Alan and Donna are just finishing up their first week on a 42-day cruise from Hong Kong to Vancouver. Their first port of call was in Kaohsinung, Taiwan. What’s there to see and do in Kaohsinung? CNN Travel gives us the scoop.

(Donna has limited Internet on the cruise, but she’s keeping us posted when she can! In the meantime, if you’re considering taking a long cruise, check out some of their favorite luxury cruises.)

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This Week’s Articles

Looking for a wonderful way to get healthy while being surrounded by amazing landscape? This week’s guest post tells us how to plan a Hiking Adventure through the Swiss Alps. Don’t miss this one – the photos are gorgeous!

Also up this week, Alan and Donna embarked on their  42-day cruise from Hong Kong to Vancouver. Ever wonder what the traveling duo packs for such a long cruise? Donna tells us her favorite Luxury Cruise Wear for Boomer Women.


When Alan and I begin searching for flights for the next boomer travel adventure, we conduct a search on Skyscanner to find the most convenient flights with the best prices. It’s a great tool for researching flights. After finding the flight that’s right for us, we go to the airline website to see if their price matches the one we found on Skyscanner. When it comes to airlines and hotels, always book direct, if you can. Be sure to download their app for researching while you’re on the road: Skyscanner iOS App Download or Skyscanner Android App Download

More Travel News for Boomers

CN Traveler has a great list of the World’s 50 Most Beautiful Cities. Have any to add to the list?

Donna told us this week how she organizes her wardrobe while on a long cruise. Cruise Critic also has some great packing tips for your next cruise adventure!

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