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

5 FAVORITE MEMORIES LONDON – Passage For Two For Your Eyes Only – London As we traveled the world we knew living in London for a month was a must. Here we share our 5 favorite memories London. We cherished the entire month we lived like local Londoners. Our flat overlooks the water in the Isle of Dogs quay with pubs and restaurants dotting our neighborhood. The history of London is everywhere in this vibrant city that never sleeps. 5…

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Recommended by locals: Äänekoski – Lakeland – Finland Travel Article

Recommended by locals: Äänekoski – Lakeland Lakeland – Jyväskylä Region is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful regions in Finland. The municipalities, cities and towns in the region are a unique mix of nature, activities and people. In this post we introduce you to Äänekoski. What are the recommendations to see or to do by locals? Please remember that you can find more suggestions about the area from the travel website.   The rapids of Kapeenkoski The rapids of Kapeenkoski…

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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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The Swedish Institute diploma ceremony – Sweden Travel Article

The Swedish Institute diploma ceremony Indeed time flies. It feels like yesterday when I joined Lund university. Before our official graduation, the Swedish Institute invited us (the scholars) to Stockholm for the Swedish Institute diploma ceremony. Stockholm is always exciting and the ceremony made it even more exciting. This was a time to meet all our fellow scholars one last time to celebrate our achievements before graduating. From my previous post, you will agree that during graduation, there are indeed…

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Family Travel Blog – Tokyo Travel Article

Family Travel Blog Follow my blog with Bloglovin Treasure Trove of Exciting Past Times Tokyo is a treasure trove of activities and fun things to do with kids of all ages. Discover what we have enjoyed on our past trips to Tokyo, including some unusual past times in our favourite city of all. Child Friendly Museums: Ghibli Museum in Mitaka Ghibli museum should be on your list of destinations even if if you have not watched any of their incredible…

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Best Activities to Explore in the Philippines for Travel Lovers – Travel Article

August 9, 2019 by Anupam Pandey There is an unimaginable range of activities and travel-related things for a travel lover to explore in the Philippines. So much so that more you will read about the places and its attractions, the more confused your mind will become about the sorting out a travel itinerary of choice. When one gets too many good things to digest at once, this is always insisted to be selective and thorough rather than getting a piece…

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First footsteps in Canada – Toronto and the Niagara Falls – Budapest Travel Article

First footsteps in Canada – Toronto and the Niagara Falls Life trip – stage 1 – Canada: Toronto, Ontario The long awaited road trip from the North to the South of the American continent started. The first country to explore is Canada. My fans know that I have already visited the Maple Leaf country back in July 2014. It was for business, and I managed to see Toronto and Niagara Falls in Ontario. I also spent a week in Moncton,…

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Beaches of Esperance – 50 Shades of Age – Retirement Travel Article

Beaches of Esperance – 50 Shades of Age Beaches of Esperance – 50 Shades of AgeSpread the love” /> Don’t miss new posts! Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. …

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Karun ulkosaariston lumoa Sipoon Kaunissaaressa – Finland Travel Article

Karun ulkosaariston lumoa Sipoon Kaunissaaressa Kaunissaari on kaunis. Niemensä mukaisesti. Jo monia vuosia tämä Sipoon ulkosaaristossa sijaitseva helmi on ollut jokakesäisellä To do & see -listallani. Kyllä, kesäksi aina listaan paikkoja, joissa haluan käydä, ja asioita, joita halua tehdä. Toteuttaminen on onnistunut vaihtelevalla menestyksellä. Mutta parempi myöhään kuin milloinkaan, kesäpäivä Kaunissaaressa on siis nyt edessä.Kuumassa loppukesän aamupäivän auringossa poljen pyörällä reppu selässä kohti Vuosaaren Kalkkihiekantoria, mistä Norsölinen vesibussi Kaunissaareen lähtee. Olen alkuperäisestä aikataulustani myöhässä ja venesatamaan päästyäni kiroilen. Olisi pitänyt…

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Top South Asian Mountains That are Worth Exploring – Couples Travel Article

Top South Asian Mountains That are Worth Exploring In the recent past, South Asian countries have grabbed a lot of attention with respect to tourism. These countries offer a unique flavor in terms of food, culture, climate and natural treasures to western tourists who have primarily been exposed to American, European or at max Mediterranean destinations. The diversity that South Asia offers is unparalleled by all means.  That being said, a major chunk of travelers that flock towards South…

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7 Ways Travel Makes You Happy | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

7 Ways Travel Makes You Happy | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: August 30, 2019) Travel makes you happy and can be the ticket to a happier life overall. Here are seven reasons to use travel in your pursuit of happiness. People value happiness above almost anything else. Guest author Danny Newman believes travel will make you happy. Read how: Ask someone what they want in life, and almost everyone will say some variation of: “to be happy”. Image by…

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Recommended by locals: Keuruu – Lakeland – Finland Travel Article

Recommended by locals: Keuruu – Lakeland Lakeland – Jyväskylä Region is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful regions in Finland. The municipalities, cities and towns in the region are a unique mix of nature, activities and people. In this post we introduce you to Keuruu. What are the recommendations to see or to do by locals? Please remember that you can find more suggestions about the area from the travel website. Old Keuruu district and The Old Rectory Restaurant Old…

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Colourful Views Of Parliament Hill In Ottawa For Canada Day – Retirement Travel Article

Colourful Views Of Parliament Hill In Ottawa For Canada Day Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Celebrate Canada Day In Ottawa At the last minute, we planned a trip before our big Nordic country cruise. We were treated to the greatest view of Parliament Hill in Ottawa for Canada Day. Our upgraded hotel suite on the top floor of the Westin Ottawa had a wrap around balcony. With Parliament Hill laid out in front of us, we saw the vista light…

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Cooking luxe in the Algarve – Scribbler in Seville – Spain Travel Article

Cooking luxe in the Algarve – Scribbler in Seville Lola, chef Lucia Ribeiro, and me at Mimo Algarve.The natural setting of Pine Cliffs Resort is stunning – atop a sandstone escarpment looking onto the sea. Pine Cliffs Resort, near Albuferia on the Algarve coast of Portugal, has a hotel, villas and apartments.Ceramic tiles are used to decorate both the exterior and interior of Portuguese houses.If you and your family like to stay at beautiful, tastefully designed beach resorts close to…

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Why Tiny Sleeps are Best in NYC – USA Travel Article

Why Tiny Sleeps are Best in NYC Let’s face it: accommodations in big cities eat up most of your travel budget. And in New York City, your money doesn’t get you quite as much as it does elsewhere. Similar to apartments, hotel rooms are generally smaller. But for me, that’s just fine. When I visit the city, I am happy to sacrifice the size of my room for great locations, reasonable prices, and hotel amenities. Here are just a few…

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Interesting Facts about Mount Rushmore National Memorial – USA Travel Article

Interesting Facts about Mount Rushmore National Memorial Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the most popular landmarks of the United States of America or the USA. Bearing the heads of four prominent presidents of the USA, this monument has appeared in several movies, advertisements, spoofs, etc. Located in South Dakota, around three million visitors from all around the world come to see this memorial every year. While the structure is unique in every way, there are several interesting things…

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Cost to Live for a Month on Sardinia (Updated 2019) – Retirement Travel Article

Cost to Live for a Month on Sardinia (Updated 2019) Sunset Over Cagliari SardiniaWhy Move To SardiniaI love traveling, but I believe that there is no such place as home. I am from Cagliari, the beautiful capital of Sardinia, the second biggest island in the Mediterranean. It is a lovely historic city, where the first human settlements can be dated back to more than 5000 years ago. It enjoys a great position between mountains, sea, and a great plain. I find…

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Off the beaten path | simply retired – Retirement Travel Article

Off the beaten path | simply retired Please see trip photographs on our portfolio site and video at end of post. We could hear the Colorado River long before we actually saw it, the relentless clash of water and rocks. We were descending Cathedral Wash, a puzzle of multiple levels of ledges and drop-offs, including one called The Pit. Many of us agreed that we would have turned around when we came to the first outcropping we had to scramble…

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The 2018 ERN Family World Tour – Early Retirement Now – Retirement Travel Article

The 2018 ERN Family World Tour – Early Retirement Now My apologies in advance to all who were expecting an update on the Safe Withdrawal Rate Series. I posted Part 24 last week with a promise to do an update this week. Well, I got distracted a little bit last weekend and the new simulations take some more time. Stay tuned until next week! What to do now? Less math, more travel! We’re planning our June-December 2018 ERN Family World Tour and…

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Visiting Saudi Arabia? Here Are Some Do’s and Don’ts | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Visiting Saudi Arabia? Here Are Some Do’s and Don’ts | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: July 18, 2019) If you are planning to travel to Saudi Arabia, make sure you are aware of things you should and should not do in the Kingdom. Image by Wolfgang Inderwies from PixabayBefore you travel to any of the cities in KSA, be aware of their rules and culture in order not to do something that might inadvertently offend or be illegal. However, there…

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Day Trip Along The Sunshine Coast In BC – Retirement Travel Article

Day Trip Along The Sunshine Coast In BC Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest8 A Great Day On The Sunshine Coast In BC There were so many great day trips to take when we visited the Vancouver area on a road trip around BC. It was an easy ferry ride to cross over from Horseshoe Bay and drive up along the Sunshine Coast in BC. There were small towns to stop in as we travelled north. And great water views along…

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St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta – Retirement Travel Article

St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, Malta The Nave of St John’s Co-CathedralA Brief Introduction to St John’s Co-CathedralDespite its somewhat austere exterior, St John’s Co-Cathedral’s interior is a fantastic gem of Baroque art and architecture and a must-see for any visitor to Valletta in Malta. The building was initially built as a conventual church for the Knights of St John. The Grand Masters of the Knights of St John and several of the knights donated gifts and money to fill…

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Taking a Tour in India: Pros and Cons – Couples Travel Article

Taking a Tour in India: Pros and Cons Should I travel to India on an organized tour? Or should I travel India independently or solo? We’ve experienced India both ways – the first couple trips on our own and our most recent trip on a small group tour. Recent conversations with our audience, especially solo female travelers, told us a look at the benefits and downsides of small group travel and tours in India was in order. India is one…

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View from the top – Redwoods Treewalk, New Zealand – Couples Travel Article

View from the top – Redwoods Treewalk, New Zealand New Zealand’s Redwoods Treewalk in Rotorua – over 550m of connected bridges and platforms – takes you up to 20m into the branches of the world’s tallest trees. Being able to stroll from trunk to trunk of this magnificent forest is remarkable, but there are more surprises waiting along the way. Travel is all about finding a new perspective on the world – a different way of looking at things. Watching…

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How much does it cost to go to Tokyo Japan? – Tokyo Travel Article

How much does it cost to go to Tokyo Japan? Recently Updated!How much does it cost for a trip to go to Japan? Is Tokyo or Japan expensive? Maybe not when you compare Tokyo with Singapore, London or New York City. I believe if your Tokyo Japan trip is planned carefully, money can be very well spent. I have dedicated this blog post to the overall planning and budgeting for your first trip to Japan. Compare Tokyo to Manhattan, Paris,…

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