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Enjoy vivid sunsets on an Oregon fall trip.

Fall on the Oregon Coast

Enjoy vivid sunsets on an Oregon fall trip.

Updated 07.27.2018:  Have you considered an Oregon Coast fall trip? I know what you’re thinking—why visit in the fall? The water’s too cold for swimming—actually it’s too cold and rough most of the year for swimming. And it will be rainy, right? I had the same thoughts about an Oregon Coast fall trip when Alan […]

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Finding Balance in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Parasailing Turks and Caicos

The Caribbean is world famous for its beautiful scenery and crystal clear waters. Today’s guest contributor, Brette Sember, is taking us to the incredible Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, where paradise is definitely found! Whether your perfect tropical getaway is time at the beach or pool with a cold drink or water sports and active exploring, […]

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Hull Beach

Explore Beautiful Beaches and More When You Visit Hull, Massachusetts

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Updated 09.26.2018:  Boston is certainly considered one of the most popular cities in the country. However, rarely do you hear of the beautiful beaches found just outside of the city or the Boston Harbor islands that are waiting to be explored. Today’s guest contributor, Cheryl Maguire, shows us how to visit Hull, Massachusetts, a charming, […]

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10 Essential Items to Take on a Tropical Getaway

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Tropical Getaway Essentials. Updated 02.09.2018 Headed on a much needed break from the cold weather? Unless you’re a fan of winter adventures, January through March are great months for a warm-weather, sun-filled destination. Whether you’re looking to spend your time beach hopping on Molokai, snorkeling in Rangiroa or just leisurely lounging around the resort pool, […]

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Saturday’s scene: on the beach in Montana

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Close your eyes and think of a favorite beach. Is it the rocky shore of a mountain lake like the one in Alan’s photo? Or is it the white sands of a tropical paradise like the Iles de Pins beach that we visited on a Seabourn Cruise in the South Pacific? Growing up, my idea […]

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Saturday’s scene: Paradise in the Moorea lagoon

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Alan and I have cruised through the islands of Tahiti on two occasions. Each time, we were mesmerized by the deep blue colors, abundant sea life and soothing tropical water that is the Moorea lagoon. This photo is from our first trip when we were on a cruise excursion to swim with the stingrays. It […]

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Enjoy a Southern California Spring Road Trip With Our Tips

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 Updated: 03.02.2019: Are you tired of being cooped up in the house? In many parts of the U.S., it’s been a rough winter. Right now, all I’m thinking about is a spring road trip. If you need a winter weather break sooner rather than later, here’s a Southern California spring road trip to satisfy your need […]

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Saturday’s scene: relaxing on a California beach

Would you like to spend your next boomer road trip relaxing at a California beach? Go where the Santa Barbara County locals go—Refugio State Park. If you stay just up the road at el Capitan Canyon, you’re only a short bicycle ride from the beach. I’ll have to confess that I arrived at Refugio State […]

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Saturday’s scene: finding paradise on Iles de Pins

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Updated 02.12.2013 Close your eyes. When I say, “think of a tropical paradise,” is this the scene that comes to mind? Alan and I discovered the idyllic beach setting on a cruise excursion when we sailed the South Pacific on Seabourn Odyssey. This tropical scene wasn’t visible when the ship anchored outside the reef at […]

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Saturday’s scene: Oregon beachcombing

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Oregon beachcombing offers active boomer travelers the chance to get out and explore. Who knows what you’ll find on a beach where the sea splashes over rock formations depositing treasures on the shore? I captured this scene when Alan attended a one-on-one photography workshop with Marc Adamus. While the two professionals practiced with filters and […]

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