A Traveler not Traveling: Guide to Sheltering at Home – Retirement Travel Article

A Traveler not Traveling: Guide to Sheltering at Home Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon, c. 1871, by Edgar Degas. Oil on mattress ticking (making do with what’s on hand).Sheltering at home, ironically, can be a lot like traveling. As we enter full quarantine to stem the spread of Covid-19, I realize that several previous posts on Travel Past 50 relate to these conditions. Namely, we are practiced at preparedness, dealing with isolation/separation/tight quarters, conducting business online, maintaining connections remotely, and…

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#HikeYourHomeState Essential Day Hike Packing List – Travel Article

This post contains affiliate links.Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a first-timer, we can all find new trails to discover and delight in in our own home states. With our new #HikeYourHomeState series highlighting the best hikes in all 50 US states, choosing the next one to cross off your bucket list will be difficult, but there’s no reason why packing for it should be! Every hike is different and so is every season, but there are always some essentials you…

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The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women – Retirement Travel Article

The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women For traipsing across airports or hiking mountain trails, these are my go-to shoes of the moment.This is a December 2019 update of a post originally published in 2016. My outlook on the best travel shoes for women was defined early on. My mother regularly reminded my sister and me not to skimp on shoes; cheap shoes would hurt and not last, she warned us. She also told us that shoes would last longer…

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10 Colorful Bodies of Water in Every Shade of the Rainbow – Travel Article

Although water appears clear in our sinks and glasses it actually does have a faint pale blue color, which becomes obvious anywhere it collects in large quantities like oceans, lakes, and streams. This is because of the way it both absorbs light and reflects the sky and is why growing up we were taught in school to always color the water in our crayon drawings a nice, deep, blue. But, our teachers were wrong. These ten colorful bodies of water…

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Camino de Santiago Routes: How To Choose The Best For You – Travel Article

You have certainly heard the saying “all roads lead to Rome”.Same goes with the Camino de Santiago routes. Regardless of the starting point of the trail, every pilgrim route leads to the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral.So, which Camino route should you take?Before deciding, answer the following questions as precisely as possible. By the end of this post, you should know which Camino de Santiago route is the best for you.1. What Are The Most Popular Camino de Santiago Routes?Below are…

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