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Maui sunset cruise

Maui Sunset Cruise

Maui sunset cruise

Maui sunsets are nothing short of spectacular. Combine a blazing ball of fire dipping into the sea with a relaxing ride on a catamaran and you have the best of both worlds. That’s why, when Visit Maui invited me to experience a Maui sunset cruise on the Alii Nui, they didn’t have to twist my arm. This […]

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Alaskan floatplane ride

Saturday’s scene: floatplane adventure

Alaskan floatplane ride

Is an Alaska floatplane ride on your active boomer travel list? Alan and I have experienced a floatplane ride twice during our Alaska travels and hope there will be many more such adventures. The first was on an oh-so-misty day during a Regent Mariner cruise excursion that gave true meaning to the name Misty Fjords. […]

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Caribbean Beach

Seeing the Caribbean in your own sailboat

Caribbean Beach

Boomer sails the Caribbean. Could that be you? Azure blue water, warm weather and boomer adventure sure sound appealing to Alan and me. Well, Gary Pierce has been there and done that. Today, he tells us all about it: Hello boomers! My wife and I have always enjoyed Caribbean cruises, and I bet you do […]

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Saturday’s scene: A Whirling Dervish

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Spinning round and round ever faster, this Sufi whirling dervish kept his balance as our Cairo dinner cruise motored down the Nile. Can you feel the intensity in this blur of a photograph? I was sailing on the Nile Maxim as part of a small group cultural tour to Cairo hosted by AuthentiCity Travel. The […]

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An Historic Tour of Rhodes

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Is a visit to the Greek Isles on your boomer travel list? Alan and I hope to explore the historical islands of the Aegean Sea one day. Wouldn’t sailing on a chartered boat with a couple of our boomer friends be fun? Hopefully that Greek dream will come true. When it does, we’ll be taking […]

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Saturday’s scene: Want to Race?

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Do you think these boys in outrigger canoes are looking for a race in Bora Bora’s waters? What you can’t see from this photo is Regent’s Seven Seas Mariner anchored next to them. Visiting the South Pacific on a cruise is one of our favorite boomer travel experiences. We’ve sailed through this area twice, once […]

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Discovering Norway the Hurtigruten Way

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Is a cruise along the Norwegian coast on your boomer adventure list? Alan and I will never forget our voyage on Regent Seven Seas Voyager that not only included the lovely fjords but also introduced us to adventure above the Arctic Circle. In today’s guest post, boomer travel writer Pat Woods writes about her experience […]

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Exploring Michigan’s Traverse City Region

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Baby boomer travelers, is a trip to Michigan’s Traverse City on your travel list? You’re in luck. In today’s guest post, Laura Martone, author of Moon Michigan, gives us the scoop and a chance to win her book. Remember when Laura offered boomer travel advice about visiting the Florida Keys for My Itchy Travel Feet? Sit […]

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alan and donna hubbard glacier

Behind the Scenes at InnerSea Discoveries

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This week, Alan and I are on a baby boomer adventure in Alaska’s Inside Passage hosted by the new small ship adventure cruise line, InnerSea Discoveries. Although their ship, Wilderness Discoverer, is still in dry dock, the company invited us aboard American Safari Quest, a small luxury adventure yacht, one of the company’s sister cruise […]

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