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Romantic Boomer Getaway in Ogunquit, Maine

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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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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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Luxurious Winter Fun at The Resort at Paws Up

Horses pull the sleigh at The Resort at Paws Up

Updated 11.01.2017 A river laced with ice and snow winds through rolling hills studded with a thick forest of evergreens. Mountain ranges provide the snowy backdrop. On a frosty hike along the banks of the Blackfoot River, Alan and I stop to inspect bobcat tracks before looking up to see a bald eagle sitting majestically […]

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Saturday’s scene: into the Baltic Sea

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The pier at Grand Hotel Heiligendamm stretches into the Baltic Sea during my rainy September visit. In good weather, the luxury resort in northern Germany provides seaside activities for families, couples and those looking to rejeuvenate in a world renowned spa. The resort’s classical white buildings are the backdrop for the natural beauty of the […]

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Finding Romance in Poland

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Updated 02.01.2017 When you think of romantic getaways, does Poland come to mind? Probably not—especially for our U.S. readers. When I visited the Baltic region of Poland and Germany last year, I discovered that romantic Poland definitely exits. And, the experience is filled not only with romance but also with the complicated history of Western […]

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Romantic Relaxation in Tuscany

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Updated 03.04.2017 The end of a long-anticipated trip should leave travelers wanting more, don’t you agree? When Alan and I stepped through the nondescript entry to Sovana Hotel and Resort in southern Tuscany, we discovered a lobby that felt as if we were in an ancient Etruscan wine cellar. The first words out of our […]

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Saturday’s scene: A Maze of a Time in Tuscany

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Alan photographed this maze from our room at Sovana Hotel and Resort in the Etruscan village of Sovana in southern Tuscany. We only had enough time to enjoy one night here during our boomer road trip through Northern Italy. One day, we’d like to go back to explore more of the Etruscan ruins and wander, […]

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Living With History in Sovana

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Living With History in Sovana Updated: 08.25.2017 When you think of a visit to Tuscany, do you picture Renaissance era Italian towns clinging to the side of a hill? So did we. Until…Alan and I experienced Sovana during our boomer road trip to Northern Italy. The Etruscan village in southern Tuscany was the last stop on […]

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Romantic San Diego

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Updated: 05.01.2015 In most parts of the U.S., baby boomers are waiting for winter’s freezing temperatures to end. I’m dreaming of a romantic weekend at the beach. How about you? In today’s guest post, Billie Frank of Santa Fe Travelers suggests a romantic weekend in Grand Del Mar Resort, San Diego . Sometimes when you […]

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