Tuesday Takes: Steak Frites – One Road at a Time – Retirement Travel Article

Tuesday Takes: Steak Frites – One Road at a Time Steak Frites in Montpellier, France. It was an unexpected stop on a 3-month cross-Europe rail adventure. As it turned out though, the 4-day visit to Montpellier proved to be one of our most favorite experiences. And, by far, one of our best meals. Murphy’s Law Our original plan was to spend five nights in Lyon, France. Murphy’s Law prevailed in that what could go wrong, went wrong. Sometimes you just…

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The Inspiration of Still We Rise – Retirement Travel Article

The Inspiration of Still We Rise Still We Rise. It should come as no surprise that I am an avid reader. My problem is when I start a good book, I have a tendency to tune out the world until said book is completed. I did just that with the international bestseller, Maude. I started reading and didn’t put it down until it was finished. On occasion, I’ve written a book review or two which I’ve shared here with our…

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LIVING HERITAGE KOSLANDA: ECO-LUXURY IN SRI LANKA – Sri Lanka Travel Article

LIVING HERITAGE KOSLANDA: ECO-LUXURY IN SRI LANKA Researching hotels well before we book means that not often we are genuinely surprised by what we see upon check-in. But the Living Heritage Koslanda was an exception. Arriving here feels like discovering a rare gem hidden deep in a tropical forest. Whether it is a long if beautiful train journey from Kandy, or a car drive from Colombo, it is an effort getting here. The drive from Sri Lanka capital can take more than…

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A Girl Who Blooms: Living Heritage Koslanda Review – Sri Lanka Travel Article

A Girl Who Blooms: Living Heritage Koslanda Review Blog – A Girl Who Blooms: Living Heritage Koslanda Review Surrounded by 80 acres of paddy fields and untamed Sri Lankan wilderness, Living Heritage Koslanda is a luxury retreat situated in serene settings designed to bring you back to nature. This authentic resort is somewhat small, yet feels enormous because of how integrated it is with the thick forest that envelopes this idyllic hideaway. The resort’s central highlands location close to Ella…

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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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Washington, DC: The Sackler & Freer Galleries – Retirement Travel Article

Washington, DC: The Sackler & Freer Galleries What I don’t know about art could fill a book, but I know what I like and that’s all that matters, right? What’s that old saying, beauty is in the eye of the beholder? It’s common knowledge the museums of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC are well-known and highly regarded.  However, it’s not so commonly known that the Sackler and Freer Galleries, together form the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian Art.  They may…

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