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One-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary for Boomer Travelers

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  There are many things to see and do in the American Southwest. From a variety of national parks like the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley to charming little towns, this area of the the country is really exceptional. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a boomer road trip through the […]

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Road Tripping through Scotland on a Highlands Tour

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Driving the open roads is by far one of our most favorite ways to explore any destination—especially one as stunning as Scotland. Remember our article about exploring castles on a Scotland roadtrip? Guest contributor Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85 has already taken us to beautiful Stirling, but now she’s here to take us on a Scotland […]

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How to Take a Self-Guided Antwerp Walking Tour

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When it comes to exploring Europe, sometimes there’s just not enough time. Between the bustling capital cities and small, off-the-beaten-path villages, it takes years to fully see everything worth seeing. A charming city like Antwerp, for example, needs at least a few days to really get a feel for just how wonderful the city is. […]

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Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Updated 10.04.2019:  Do you enjoy ghost town hunting during boomer travel adventures? If you said, yes, then plan a road trip to Montana. Like much of the Rocky Mountains, The Treasure State is filled with ghost towns waiting to be explored. So far, Alan and I have visited two Montana ghost towns. We enjoyed the […]

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You’re Guaranteed Bucket List Experiences on a Northern Lights Cruise

Northern lights over a village as seen on a northern lights cruise.

Visit Norway and Hurtigruten are sponsoring this look at cruising Norway’s coast on a winter travel adventure. A curtain of green light undulates in the dark winter sky, and the swirling pattern fades from green to purple to blue, taking my breath away… At least, that’s how I imagine the scene on a Northern Lights […]

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Boomer Adventures on a Greece Road Trip

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Updated 06.01.2019: A few weeks ago, we took you on a fun Greek Island hopping cruise. But for those who’d like to visit this beautiful country by car, you’re in luck. Guest contributor Debi Lander, from ByLanderSea, is taking us on a fabulous Greece road trip. Her destination? The gorgeous resort area of Halkidiki, an […]

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Explore Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area on a Wyoming Travel Adventure

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Summer is prime time for National Park travel, but getting away from the tourist pack isn’t always easy. Thankfully, there are quite a few amazing parks that are every bit as breathtakingly beautiful as the Grand Canyon or Yellowstone. Guest contributor, Teresa Otto from The Nomad’s Daughter, is here to tell us how to explore […]

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Fun Things to Do in Bucharest for the Boomer Traveler

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If you’re looking to explore Europe, but want to get away from the crowds in the most popular cities, Bucharest, Romania is the place to go!  Guest contributor, David Johnston from Travelsewhere, is here to tell us all about the many things to do in Bucharest, a historical jewel with endless things attractions. Exploring Boomer-style: […]

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Exploring South Africa’s Garden Route

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If the idea of scenic drives in lush green forests sandwiched between mountains and the Indian Ocean appeal to you, then the beautiful Garden Route of South Africa is definitely one to add to your travel bucket list. Guest contributor, René De Klerk, a South African travel and conservation journalist, takes us on a wonderful […]

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How to Plan a Self-Guided Tour Through Belgrade, Serbia

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Perhaps Belgrade, Serbia isn’t the most popular of European destinations, but this city packs a big punch when it comes to things to see and do. Guest contributor, David Johnston from Travelsewhere, is taking us on a beautiful Belgrade self-guided tour. Come along! Visiting the Balkans region of Europe presents travelers the chance to see something […]

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