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7 Amazing Wineries and More for the Perfect Buellton Getaway – Retirement Travel Article

7 Amazing Wineries and More for the Perfect Buellton Getaway You may not know this, but Buellton is known for great eateries and wine, especially Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Buellton’s unique weather is the secret behind its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The combination of warm days and cool nights is just the right balance for producing these delicate grapes. The pleasant weather also makes this city a perfect year-round getaway destination. Buellton is a charming small town located approximately 45…

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Plan Something Great To Look Forward To! | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Plan Something Great To Look Forward To! | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: June 6, 2020)It’s about time there is some positivity in the world. Positivity can come from all places, but the place we struggle to find it the most is within ourselves. It doesn’t help that there’s so much negativity going around right now. All you have to do is turn on the news and you’ll find something negative on show. It’s as though the world has forgotten…

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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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Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax – Hop On Hop Off – Retirement Travel Article

Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax – Hop On Hop Off Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax Hop On Hop Off City Bus Tour We always look for Hop On Hop Off City Bus Tours when traveling to new cities around the globe. On our travels to Eastern Canada, we enjoyed just that with Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours. A great way to see the popular sights and attractions of Halifax, Nova Scotia – Canada at your leisure. Hop…

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The Good-Enough Retirement – LifePart2.com – Retirement Travel Article

The Good-Enough Retirement – LifePart2.com Jonathan Watching the Sunset in CambodiaWhy seeking the perfect retirement can be an obstacle to a great retirement.Beliefs about what it takes to make a great retirement vary wildly. Ask a Millennial what their retirement goals are, and you are likely to get a vastly different answer than you would from a Baby-Boomer. Even financial planners can’t agree on when you should retire, or even how to finance a happy retirement. Financial expert and best-selling…

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Getting “Stuck” in Las Vegas – Retirement Travel Article

Getting “Stuck” in Las Vegas Okay, so the title isn’t that great but it’s appropriate. Check it out.You don’t want to stumble into this one! We really like cactus plants….something about them that is so unique…and there are so many varieties.Look how protective the thorns are for this plant. Nicely laid out gardens with spacing between each one. In the desert, they’re not always so spread out. You got to love the symmetry of the thorns…so evenly spaced and each…

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Mariposa, Yosemite & Sequoia a Spotlight on Great Things to See and Do – Retirement Travel Article

Mariposa, Yosemite & Sequoia a Spotlight on Great Things to See and Do We’ve partnered with Hotels.com to bring you this northern California adventure… We lived in California for almost eight years and never visited Yosemite or Sequoia National Parks. This year we planned a seven-week California wine road trip that included both parks. We were so happy we did. Yosemite, located near the charming town of Mariposa, is awe-inspiring. Beautiful view in Yosemite And even though Sequoia National Park…

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7 Amazing Travel Activities to Enjoy While on Your Adventure – Retirement Travel Article

7 Amazing Travel Activities to Enjoy While on Your Adventure There was a time when travel was restricted to spies and monks. Today we have advanced transportation and communication technologies. We get to know all that is happening on the other side of the world. On the business front, too, the trade and movement of people have been increasing continually. So, now people of all ages have their bucket lists and travel across the world to quench their wanderlust with…

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Working and Living Life: Most Incredible Benefits of Being a Digital Nomad | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Working and Living Life: Most Incredible Benefits of Being a Digital Nomad | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: February 14, 2020)It’s pretty safe to say that the digital nomad lifestyle is one of the fastest-growing lifestyles with no foreseeable future of slowing down anytime soon. Research and studies have been conducted that reveal an estimated one billion digital nomad will be roaming the world by the year 2035… that’s a lot of people ditching their 9 to 5s and becoming…

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