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Romantic bedroom at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

Luxury Plus Adventure at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

Romantic bedroom at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge

When Alan and I arrived at Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge, we had to look twice. Where was it? Perched on a hillside among boulders and Tamoti trees, the South African luxury lodge seems to melt into its surroundings. Wooden walkways that weave around boulders and through the trees connect ten suites to the main lodge […]

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Celebrating luxurious romance at Birkenhead House

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When baby boomer travelers ask me, “Where is the most luxurious place you’ve ever stayed?” I don’t even have to think about it. Birkenhead House, on the South African coast, fulfills my luxury expectations with exceptional customer service thrown in for good measure. And did I mention it’s one of the most romantic getaways that […]

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Every villa at Ivory Lodge has its own plunge pool. Luxury on a South African safari!

Exploring in luxury at Ivory Lodge

Every villa at Ivory Lodge has its own plunge pool. Luxury on a South African safari!

Exploring in luxury at Ivory Lodge Updated: 05.01.2018 What do luxury accommodations mean to you? Is it the thread count of the sheets or the number of stars behind the property’s name? For this boomer traveler, personal service is the key. And that’s what Alan and I found at the all-inclusive Lion Sands Ivory Lodge […]

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Lion at Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Travel with the animals on a South African game drive

Lion at Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Updated 01.01.2016 Active boomers who want to see wild animals “up close and personal” will love a South African game drive. Whether you are a photographer or a traveler content observing animal behavior, a trip to the bush provides travel memories for a lifetime. But don’t expect the wide plains of the Serengeti with thousands of […]

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Lounging in luxury at Kapitea Ridge

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Updated 09.15.2015: Now under new management, the name has changed to Kapitea Lodge. When Alan and I toured New Zealand with Robert Panzer of Tailored Travel, he introduced us to a sophisticated luxury lodge on the wild, West Coast of the South Island. Located halfway between Hokitika and Greymouth, Kapitea Ridge sits on a hillside, surrounded […]

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