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Paul Revere & Silver Tankards at Winterthur – Retirement Travel Article

Paul Revere & Silver Tankards at Winterthur How does one describe a place that is, in essence, indescribable while still finding a way to do justice to a 175-room mansion?  Rooms filled with 90,000+ pieces of art and antiquity.  Not to mention the 60-acres of gardens surrounded by 1,000 acres of sprawling meadows and woods.  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is such a place.  Indescribable. Silver Tankards & Paul Revere Early in to our introductory house tour we entered the…

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Delayed Damaged Or Lost Baggage – Retirement Travel Article

Delayed Damaged Or Lost Baggage Reasons Why Your Baggage Is Delayed Damaged Or Lost I was watching our National News the other day and there was a very interesting segment specifically dealing with Delayed Damaged Or Lost Baggage. The short broadcast dealt with the who, what, where, why, when and how your luggage ended up this way before and after your long haul flight. The feature was so interesting, I thought I would pass their message on to you! Statistics…

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Sintra: How to Visit Pena Palace – Retirement Travel Article

Sintra: How to Visit Pena Palace Although we didn’t know very much about Sintra, before our 3-day visit, we did know that Pena Palace was the attraction that visitors flock to by the millions.  And, that the views from the hilltops were reportedly breathtaking.  It was with those notions in mind, and the forecast of a clear day, we chose to visit Pena Palace on our last day in Sintra.  Here’s how we did it. Pena Palace as seen from…

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Barcelona tips and tricks for visitors 2019 – Spain Travel Article

Barcelona tips and tricks for visitors 2019 I’ve been a resident of Barcelona for over 10 years, and oftentimes, I feel like a tourist.  This happens usually when I’m wandering down the Gothic Quarter or Born, or walking through the raucous-y Plaça Catalunya. I still visit tourist sites like the Sagrada Familia and love to explore new spots. For that reason, I’ve come up with some Barcelona tips and tricks – find out what you need to do before you…

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Broads horizons | Travel @VisitSriLanka.com – Sri Lanka Travel Article

Broads horizons | Travel @VisitSriLanka.com The first, and last, time I went on a boating holiday it ended in ignominy, my friends and I having managed to wedge our 60ft narrowboat sideways across the Kennet and Avon canal while attempting an ill-advised three-point-turn. The shame of having to hide “below decks” while a crowd of onlookers gathered on the towpath pointing and laughing still makes my cheeks burn 10 years later.I made a vow that day that all future holidays…

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Travelettes » » A weekend in Boston – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » A weekend in Boston Boston is a city of firsts – it’s home to the first public library, the first institution of higher education, the first subway system and the first marathon was run in Boston. It was also in Boston that Alexander Bell invented the first ever telephone. Because of this, the city is steeped in history and has a rich heritage which surpasses that of many other US cities. Only a few hours from New…

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How to do a Day Trip to Sacra di San Michele from Turin, Italy – Travel Article

Want to see Sacra di San Michele, an incredible mountain-top abbey, in person? This post will help you plan your visit, whether you want to hike up, drive up, or take a tour. Read on for all the details. What’s in our guide to visiting Sacra di San Michele? Perched on the peak of Mount Pirchiriano, just 60 km west of Turin, Sacra di San Michele will spark your imagination to heights it’s never been before. At least, that’s what…

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Best Travel Tips From Experts – Volume 8 – Travel Article

My Collection Of Best Travel Tips From Experts Volume 8 I’ve put together a detailed collection of some of the best travel tips from experts. Offering some very useful tips and advice from myself and other seasoned travelers gathered over the years. I thought it was time to share some of the more helpful tips I’ve learned from years of travel and recommendations from others to pass on to you. I hope these travel tips will help to make your…

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Top 5 Must Have Travel Essentials for 2019 – Travel Article

Top 5 Must Have Travel Essentials for 2019 Hey Jetsetters! It is time! I am headed over to Europe and we are super excited! Every trip is always excited but can be stressful in planning. For those of you who have been following me for awhile, I do an annual Travel Essentials blog post each year feature travel essentials that I have used or discovered in the last year. This year I am featuring 5 items that should be part of your…

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