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Discover France with Road Scholar

Road Scholar is sponsoring this look at how to discover France The 75th anniversary of D-day has focused the world’s attention on France. Baby boomers, especially, experience a special bond with the idea of a trip to France as we remember the WWII stories from our parents, family and friends. Road Scholar has declared France […]

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Trolley car ride on Lisbon cruise excursion

Exploring Lisbon in a Day on a Luxury Cruise Ship Excursion

Trolley car ride on Lisbon cruise excursion

Have you ever visited a destination that immediately spoke to you? It happened to me on a road trip to Montana. Alan and I ended up moving there. I experienced that same feeling when I stepped out onto the balcony of our Seabourn Sojourn suite to view the pastel-colored buildings of Lisbon perched on the […]

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Hiking Kodiak Island

Hiking with History on Kodiak Island

Hiking Kodiak Island

Updated 05.01.2019: Experiencing nature and wildlife are two of the highlights of an Alaska cruise. While water tours are fun for exploring glaciers or whale watching, Alan and I enjoy hiking during a cruise to Alaska. Is Kodiak on your next Alaska cruise itinerary (look how many Alaska cruises there are). Don’t miss hiking Kodiak […]

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Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

Updated 07.18.2019:  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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Late afternoon sun on Fira

An Ideal Greek Island Cruise for Boomers on a Budget

Are you curious about what it’s like to go on a Greek Island hopping cruise?  You’re in luck because guest contributor Debi Lander, from ByLanderSea, is here to share her experience with us. Can you believe Alan and Donna still haven’t crossed a Greek Island cruise off their boomer bucket list? The Greek Islands are rich in […]

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Statehouse in Richmond

What to see in romantic Richmond, Virginia

Statehouse in Richmond

Richmond, Virginia, is a beautiful city, and one that doesn’t get half as much attention as it deserves. Rich in history and culture, the city is an American gem, filled with interesting landmarks and places to see. But you’ll also find romance in the air, making it the perfect boomer romantic getaway. Are you planning […]

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Bom Jesus Church and Stairs

Exploring Braga on an off-the-beaten-path trip to Northern Portugal

Bom Jesus Church and Stairs

Portugal is a fairly small country in Europe, but it packs a big punch when it comes to picturesque travel destinations, especially for those looking to leisurely stroll around charming villages. Guest contributor, David Johnston from Travelsewhere, is taking us to beautiful Braga, Portugal, in the northern part of the country. While most travelers head […]

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A view of Girona's river

Best Day Trips from Girona, Spain

A view of Girona's river

Updated 09.02.2019:  If you’re looking for a Spain getaway that’s convenient to Madrid, consider Girona. The small Spanish town offers plenty of things to see plus the day trips from Girona are truly enchanting. When I booked a train trip from Madrid to Girona for my second visit, I was excited to once again stroll […]

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stone arch surrounded by grass and trees in Syracuse, Sicily

Exploring Greek and Roman history on a Syracuse shore excursion

stone arch surrounded by grass and trees in Syracuse, Sicily

On a Mediterranean cruise, active boomer travelers will find plenty of historical sites to explore. And by history, I mean some of the most ancient places you’ll ever visit. I’ve walked the ruins of Ephesus, investigated the ancient city of Nora and stood among wildflowers in front of Greek temples at Selinunte—all while participating in […]

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Cetara, Italy

Three Unexpected Day Trips From Salerno, Italy

Cetara, Italy

Updated 06.24.2018. Located in Campania, Italy, the port city of Salerno acts as a popular hub for tourists making their way to Positano and Amalfi. While enchanting towns along the Amalfi coast are numerous, they’re often overcrowded and commercialized. Guest contributor, Lauren Palumbo from Lauren Relocated, shows us how to travel like a local on your […]

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