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4-wheel-drive excursion Raiatea

Dreaming of Raiatea

4-wheel-drive excursion Raiatea

Updated 03.01.2015 Cruise visitors to French Polynesia usually find their adventure in the aquamarine lagoons of Bora Bora or Moorea. But itineraries that include Raiatea offer baby boomer travelers the chance to explore a lesser known tropical paradise. When Alan and I visited, while on a Regent cruise from Los Angeles to Sydney, we opted […]

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Saturday’s scene: Norwegian Summer Cottage

Norway-summer-cottage-Splendid-Herdal-farm

During a Regent Seven Seas Voyager cruise along the Norwegian coast, Alan and I took a cruise excursion to Splendid Herdal Farm near Geiranger.  This summer cottage stood out on a foggy day. I kept thinking that the roof needed a haircut. What do you think? New here? We hope you’ll come again. To keep […]

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Flam, Norway

Riding the rails in Norway on a cruise excursion gone wrong

Flam, Norway

Baby boomers, don’t you hate it when something goes wrong during your travels? When Alan and I signed up for a “ride the Flam Railway” excursion on our Regent cruise through Norway, we expected spectacular scenery filled with sunshine, wildflowers and waterfalls. What we got was clouds, rain and a never-ending excursion. Since Regent doesn’t […]

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Packing is a popular topic

Ray Schuette

Believe me, packing for a South African safari plus a 13-day cruise has been a challenge. Did I follow the packing advice I’ve blogged about at My Itchy Travel Feet? Well, most of it. For sure, I took the One-sole shoes that I blogged about. And, I’ve checked the carry-on regulations for International travel as […]

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river travel in Kota Kinabalu

Learning to paint in Kota Kinabalu

river travel in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu. Come on, say it out loud. Don’t you just love the way the exotic sounding name trips off your tongue? Kota Kinabalu is a city in Sabah on the island of Borneo in Malaysia. Alan and I visited the area on a Regent cruise when we sailed from Sydney, Australia to Hong Kong. […]

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Where’s the most exotic place you’ve visited?

Kerta Gosa complex in Bali

When people ask me this question, I don’t even have to think. My answer? Bali. The experience reigns as my most vivid baby boomer travel memory. Alan and I toured the exotic Indonesian island for one day while on a Regent cruise from Sydney to Hong Kong. We chose an excursion, “Bali as you please,” […]

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Discover Alaska on a small ship adventure cruise

Over at Luxury Cruise Bible, Andrea Rotondo has been writing about her adventures on Safari Spirit. Part of American Safari Cruises, the yacht-sized ship offers daily excursions amidst Alaska’s grand scenery combined with close encounters of the animal kind. The cruise mixes nature watching, hiking, fishing and kayaking with fine dining and excellent accommodations. With only twelve passengers, the ship […]

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