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Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana

Coyote Bluff Estate: Romantic Lodging at Flathead Lake

Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana

  Updated 07.01.2019:  When Alan and I look for romantic getaways, three criteria top the list: relaxing, luxurious and spectacular setting. Coyote Bluff Estate in Somers, Montana, more than meets these guidelines for romantic lodging at Flathead Lake. Romantic Lodging at Flathead Lake It’s not always easy fortravelers to find luxury lodging in Montana. Let’s […]

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Cruising the Svalbard with Silversea

We’re Going on an Arctic Cruise with Silversea!

Cruising the Svalbard with Silversea

Would you like to see polar bears in the wild? That travel experience has been near the top of my boomer bucket list for a long time. Now Alan and I are finally checking it off with a Silversea Arctic cruise. Not only will we see polar bears—fingers crossed—but we’ll also experience our first expedition […]

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6 Questions About Cruising to Antarctica

Six questions about cruising to Antarctica. You ask. We answer.

  Updated 01.01.2019: Questions About Cruising to Antarctica After Alan and I returned from cruising to Antarctica, we kept asking each other, “Did we really go there?” And, now, the trip seems so distant. Perhaps it’s that our senses were overloaded so it was hard to process all that we experienced on this trip of […]

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How to Find Luxury Travel Bargains for Boomer Travelers

Updated 07.20.2019: Luxury travel is the way that Alan and I like to explore the world. We’ve clinked champagne glasses more times than we can count as a luxury cruise ship leaves port. In Shanghai, we sat in the bed of our luxury hotel room at The Peninsula Hotel and pointed the remote control toward […]

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Milford Sound

Cruising Milford Sound With Silversea Cruises

Milford Sound

Updated: 07.12.2019: Cruising Milford Sound has long been on my boomer bucket list. When Alan and I cruised with Silversea from LA to LA through the South Pacific, I finally got the opportunity to check this adventure off my list. And the experience didn’t disappoint. The steep-sided cliffs of a fjord mark the entrance to […]

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Graylyn Estate

If Walls Could Talk: Staying at Graylyn Estate

Graylyn Estate

Updated 02.01.2017 Arriving at Graylyn Estate is like stepping back in time to the days when tobacco reigned in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. A butler greets me on the steps of the stone manor house that was once the home of J.R. Reynolds Tobacco Company Chairman, Bowman Gray, Sr. and his wife, Nathalie Lyons Gray. Stepping […]

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Rheinstein castle in the Rhine Gorge

Winter on the Rhine

Rheinstein castle in the Rhine Gorge

Updated 07.01.2016 On a foggy, sleety day, AmaWaterways Amacello winds through the Rhine Gorge where medieval castles and vineyards compete for attention above scenic river banks. Alan heads outside to take photos but returns quickly, unable to shield his lens from pelting sleet. Most Rhine River cruisers hope to view the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a […]

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Wailea Beach Villas adult pool comes with a Maui view.

Relax in Luxury at Wailea Beach Villas

Wailea Beach Villas adult pool comes with a Maui view.

You’ve just stepped off the plane at Kahului Airport on Maui. You sign for the rental car and head for the villa rental in Wailea. On the way, you’ll need to stop at the grocery store to stock up. But you’re oh-so-tired from the flight. If you reserve a villa at Wailea Beach Villas through Destination Resorts Hawaii, a concierge has already […]

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Montage Kapalua Bay pool on Maui

Luxury in Maui at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay pool on Maui

Updated 07.01.2019: Romantic accommodations in a quiet, scenic setting with unassuming personal service is my kind of luxury travel experience. And that’s exactly what I found when the Maui Visitor’s Bureau invited me to stay at Montage Kapalua Bay. Luxury in Maui: Montage Kapalua Bay Review Although I’ve traveled to Maui twice before, this was […]

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The view at Montage Kapalua Bay

Maui the Boomer Way

The view at Montage Kapalua Bay

Luxury plus adventure is my favorite travel combination. And the folks at Visit Maui have invited me to experience just that. I’m calling it Maui the Boomer Way. Look at what I’ll be doing for six days on this beautiful Hawaiian island: For adventure, I’ll be paragliding wit Proflyght Paragliding, snorkeling (more than once) and learning stand […]

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