10 fun things to do in Zante, on your villa holiday in Greece – Travel Article

If you’re new here and enjoy my blog, I’d love you to to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I love the range of landscapes on the Greek island of Zakynthos, from sandy beaches where the turtles nest, to green olive groves clothing the hillside and rocky cliffs and coves on the western shore. Also known as Zante, this popular holiday island in the Ionian chain has something for everyone, from swimming spots and waterparks, to the historic squares,…

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5 FAVORITE MEMORIES MILAN – Passage For Two – Retirement Travel Article

5 FAVORITE MEMORIES MILAN – Passage For Two Remarkable Milan Milan was a complete surprise for us in more ways than one. Our Adventure of a Lifetime was a plan to travel for all of 2018 around the world. We spent more than a year planning our adventure which began March 1st, 2018 with two months in Italy. Our original plan wrapped up Italy with a week in the Cinque Terre, an overnight in Milan, and then a high-speed train…

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Getting Off the Beaten Path in Prague – 2019 Guide – Couples Travel Article

Getting Off the Beaten Path in Prague – 2019 Guide   There is SO much value in getting off the beaten path in Prague. Venture forth from Old Town center and the common Prague sightseeing destinations and you might be amazed by how many awesome places you will find. We personally have lived in Prague for about three years now, on and off, and would live here for two more without any hesitation. It is a gorgeous city with impressive architecture,…

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Best Bird Watching Destinations in Europe | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Best Bird Watching Destinations in Europe | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: September 22, 2019) Europe is fast becoming a hot destination for nature lovers and birdwatchers, and for good reasons. The continent boasts of a massive variety of birds, thanks to the great variety of breathtaking landscapes. There are many perfect bird watching destinations in Europe for those who want to learn more about birds and come here in search of these feathered beauties. Image by Free Creative Stuff…

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Five Top Day Hikes in Sweden – Retirement Travel Article

Five Top Day Hikes in Sweden Lakes, rivers, and streams reflect the wild landscapes along St. Olav’s Trail from Sweden into Norway.Lists of the best hiking trails in Sweden abound. We haven’t tried them all, or even a fraction, but after four visits to Sweden, we have some favorite hiking routes. We keep returning to Sweden’s north and west regions where some of the best walks and hikes converge around the towns of Östersund and Åre. In August 2019 we…

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Where to Stay in Riga For Your First Visit – Travel Article

Thinking of making a trip to Riga, the beautiful and entertaining capital of Latvia? If so, you’re probably trying to work out where in the city to stay. Riga isn’t a massive city compared to some European capitals, but picking the right part of town always helps with a visit. Looking at a map of the city is bound to raise questions, so here’s some help for working out where to stay in Riga. Rather than a single area for…

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Island Escape in Helsinki Archipelago: Uunisaari Island – Finland Travel Article

Island Escape in Helsinki Archipelago: Uunisaari Island One of the many things I love about my home town Helsinki is the archipelago with hundreds of islands. Helsinki’s coastline is over 100 km long and accommodates more than 300 islands. Quite a number!These small islands in Helsinki archipelago provide perfect getaways from the hustle and bustle of Helsinki city centre. Many islands are just a stone’s throw away from the mainland. One of these is Uunisaari island, right off Kaivopuisto Park,…

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