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Swiss Cow Parade

Watch the Cows Come Home at the Desalpe Festival in Charmey, Switzerland

The cows go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah! This song is guaranteed to permeate through your brain if you’re lucky enough to visit the Désalpe Festival in Charmey, Switzerland. Guest contributor, Angela Hawn from Ramblings of a Menopausal Mom Abroad had the pleasure of visiting Switzerland’s beautiful Gruyère region in time for the festival and let’s […]

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Outside dining area makes slow food dining in Hawaii a pleasant experience.

Slow Food Dining in Hawaii

Outside dining area makes slow food dining in Hawaii a pleasant experience.

Updated 12.08.2018: We first wrote about slow food dining in Hawaii on October 16, 2011. Since then, the slow food movement has grown (and one or two restaurants have gone out of business). So we’re updating our report to provide the latest information.  When planning a boomer adventure to Hawaii’s Big Island, what comes to […]

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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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Tabanan travel

Off-the-Beaten-Path in Bali’s Tabanan Regency

Tabanan travel

Active travel in exotic lands is definitely one of our most favorite travel themes and today, we’re mixing a little foodie fun in as well. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and Laura from Wandercooks, are here to tell us all about their adventures exploring Bali’s Tabanan Regency. Indonesia’s island of Bali is renowned for beautiful beaches, […]

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Lake Bled i

Splendor in Slovenia

Lake Bled i

Every year, there seems to be endless lists of new must-see travel destinations. This year, Slovenia is getting a lot of attention due to its picturesque cities and breathtaking landscape. Guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, recently took a trip to the country’s charming capital city, Ljubljana, and from the looks of her photos, …

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Discover butterflies and more on a day in Key West.

If You Only Have One Day in Key West

Discover butterflies and more on a day in Key West.

Updated 03.11.2019: Our boomer travel readers love visiting Florida. And who can blame them? From spending a weekend on Amelia Island to fishing in the Florida Keys, there’s so much to do! If your Florida travel plans include “spend a day in Key West,” I might as well warn you—that’s not enough time. With a […]

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Baker at Mrs Hanes Moravian Cookies

Feeling the Cookie Love With Mrs. Hanes

Baker at Mrs Hanes Moravian Cookies

Many of you probably don’t know that I am a cookie baker. During my mothering years, I baked and baked and baked. Now, as an active boomer traveler who tries to live a healthy lifestyle—and has to constantly watch her weight—I rarely bake. But my love for cookies hasn’t diminished, which is why I immediately […]

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Agritourismo in Italy

A Farm Stay in the Umbrian Countryside

Agritourismo in Italy

To say that Italy is full of charming sites would be an understatement. From its chaotic capital to its off-the-beaten-path villages such as Orta San Giulio, this country nevers ceases to amaze travelers. If you’re planning a trip to Italy and looking for an authentic Italian experience, while not try out the country’s agriturismo options?  […]

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View from Bell Tower

Exploring Florence

View from Bell Tower

Updated 05.01.2017 They say that you haven’t really seen Italy until you’ve seen Florence. This gorgeous town is where the Renaissance period began and today, Florence is very much a work of art in itself. Sure, it’s an incredibly popular tourist area, but its full-on Italian splendor and sophistication will leave you breathless nonetheless. Today’s […]

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Lobster roll in Ogunquit

Romantic Boomer Getaway in Ogunquit, Maine

Lobster roll in Ogunquit

If I had to chose my favorite American state, it would be Maine, hands down. Gorgeous coastline, fabulous food, great people and of course, oodles of opportunity for active boomer travel, this northeastern state has it all. However, if you’re looking for the “real” Maine, you’ll want to definitely go off the beaten path to […]

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