Our Best Gear for Cycling – Retirement Travel Article

Our Best Gear for Cycling If you’re going to do some long distance cycling like we’ve done, pick the right gear to make it as comfortable as possible.This post was updated in May 2020, from an article originally published in 2018. While air travel is largely suspended and we continue to stay close to home, taking walks and riding bikes allow us to get out of the house and into a traveler’s state of mind. Even a short outing can…

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Digest of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 – Retirement Travel Article

Digest of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 Practicing English conversation in a Cambodian school visit on Oknahatey Island outside Phnom Penh.Over the past several years of traveling, we’ve been lucky not only to see so many spectacular places, but to hear fascinating stories from those we’ve met along the way. Among the fortuitous meetings was our virtual connection with Graeme Kemlo of Travel Writers Radio out of Melbourne, Australia. We got to talkin’…and have now contributed dozens of podcast…

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Anthology of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 – Retirement Travel Article

Anthology of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 Practicing English conversation in a Cambodian school visit on Oknahatey Island outside Phnom Penh.Over the past several years of traveling, we’ve been lucky not only to see so many spectacular places, but to hear fascinating stories from those we’ve met along the way. Among the fortuitous meetings was our virtual connection with Graeme Kemlo of Travel Writers Radio out of Melbourne, Australia. We got to talkin’…and have now contributed dozens of stories…

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Best Destinations & Routes For A Cycling Holiday In Spain – Spain Travel Article

Best Destinations & Routes For A Cycling Holiday In Spain Biking holidays are a rising trend. The increasing interest for a healthy, green and sustainable lifestyle is pushing more and more people to get on their bikes, for fun days out, family excursions and commutes to work.Cycling gives you the opportunity to ride around beautiful scenery and soak it up at your own pace.  Many passionate cyclists, as well as amateurs, look to Spain to prove themselves in a race or…

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Best ways to experience San Francisco – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

Best ways to experience San Francisco – Mark’s Travel Journal San Francisco is perhaps the most famous city in the world. There’s so much to see and do in the so-called City by the Bay that you might have no idea how to go about it. There are so many ways to experience San Francisco, after all, more than one can count. And that kind of paralysis by analysis can – and will – ruin your time in this wonderful…

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Australian Adventures – 5 Epic Experiences Down Under – Travel Article

Kestra and I are happy to announce a new guest contributor today. He’ll be sharing his 5 Favorite Australian Adventures. Clayton Miller is an adrenaline junkie who loves the outdoors, traveling, and exploring Australia’s numerous natural playgrounds. Australia has always catered to adventurers and adrenaline junkies. From its incredible surfing scene to its rugged, mountainous landscapes, this amazing country seems as if it were custom-built to please thrill seekers. If you like your holidays a little on the wild side,…

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Family Travel Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Family Travel Blog Follow my blog with Bloglovin Cycling Along the Tama River Last time we visited in Tokyo in 2013 we had cycled the bottom of the Tama River that flows out between Tokyo and Yokohama. The cycle path starts near the river mouth at Otori and can be cycled upriver (or down) for about 70km. On the last visit we had managed about the first 30km up to Keio-Tamagawa. Our ambition has always been to complete the entire…

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Family Travel Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Family Travel Blog Follow my blog with Bloglovin Tips for cycling in Tokyo Cycling in Tokyo, especially with kids, might not cross your mind as a holiday activity during your stay in the buzzy metropolis. However, we have explored the city many times on two wheels and consider it one of the best ways to get around and see the streets of the Japanese capital. Both adults and children are allowed to ride on the pavement (sidewalk to my American…

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Family Travel Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Family Travel Blog Follow my blog with Bloglovin How to get to the Tama River The Tama River is a popular spot for Tokyoites to spend their weekends or days off, away from the busy city. It is a refreshing oasis with lush green river banks among the otherwise concrete jungle of the vast metropolis. Easily accessible by public transport from major train stations, Shinjuku and Shibuya among them, it had always been one of our list to explore during…

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Cycling Across England and Scotland, Hadrian’s Wall to Edinburgh – Retirement Travel Article

Cycling Across England and Scotland, Hadrian’s Wall to Edinburgh Bring it on, said the unwitting cyclist as he sets out on the road east. Nice legs. I admit that I was a little wary of taking an unguided bike trip all the way across England and then along the coast of Britain north to Edinburgh. Especially because Kris and I had tried to hike along the 85 miles of Hadrian’s Wall a few years back–in late June–and were turned back…

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