best travel blogs 2019

Bhopal and the Crafts of Central India – Retirement Travel Article

Bhopal and the Crafts of Central India The crafts of India, like this handloom fabric, rely on traditional, centuries-old motifs.Note: We visited India in December 2018. Our first stop was the large central state of Madhya Pradesh, where we enjoyed photo safari adventures before spending a few days in Bhopal. We later traveled to Delhi, Agra and the Taj Mahal, Khajuraho, and the Himalayas. Pour yourself a cup of chai, review our list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India,…

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Self-Guided Day Trip From Jerusalem to The Masada – Retirement Travel Article

Self-Guided Day Trip From Jerusalem to The Masada Roman Ruins at The MasadaWith a few days to spare at the end of our house sit in East Jerusalem, we decided to venture further afield. We had heard a lot about Masada, the ancient fortress on top of a high plateau overlooking the Dead Sea and we couldn’t wait to visit.Masada is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located about 90 minutes from Jerusalem. It makes for a great day trip or…

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Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt – Retirement Travel Article

Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt Coronavirus outbreak, it’s the headline being heard around the world. Wherever you are in this vast world of ours, you’ve surely read the headlines, or listened to a broadcast, about the spread of the virus. The news is inescapable. Life is What Happens When… If you’ve been following us for a while, you already know my go to motto in life is… life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.…

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Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach – Review A Review Of The Holiday Inn Express Hotel In Krabi Thailand On our recent travels to Thailand, we spent a week at the lovely Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach. An outstanding upper class resort ideally situated across from popular Ao Nang Beach in Krabi Thailand. We’ve always enjoyed staying with the Holiday Inn Brand when traveling over the years, and this hotel lived up to its name and did…

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Weekend in New York City: How to Make the Most of 48 Hours | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Weekend in New York City: How to Make the Most of 48 Hours | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: February 8, 2020)Although you wish you had an entire week, it turns out you only have a weekend to spend in the Big Apple. Don’t worry, you can still have a fantastic time on a weekend in New York City. Here are a few suggestions to ensure you make the most of your quick trip.Choosing a Hotel for a Weekend in…

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Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos – Retirement Travel Article

Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos A Stunningly Colourful Carnival FloatMalta’s carnival, Il-Karnival Ta’ Malta, takes place in February in the lead-up to Lent and is one of Europe’s oldest and most celebrated festivals. Jonathan has experienced many Mardi Gras festivals in the past, mainly in New Orleans, but for me, this was my first time.Costumes at Malta Carnival 2020It was fun, jam-packed, apparently a lot more family-focused than New Orleans’ Mardi Gras and loud!…

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Travel Memories Photograph – Canadian Flag – Retirement Travel Article

Travel Memories Photograph – Canadian Flag Travel Memories Photograph From Baja Mexico This edition of Gr8 Travel Tips Travel Memories Photograph is a Canadian Flag taken while on our wonderful Baja Mexico Camping Adventure. Our group stopped for the night to camp at Bahia de Los Angeles – Baja Mexico. This was picturesque beachfront rustic campground on Week 4 of our 28 day journey down the Baja. The Flag was a bit tattered, but as our group were mostly from…

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The Different Views Of Scottsdale – Retirement Travel Article

The Different Views Of Scottsdale Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 So Many Different Views Of Scottsdale We had an amazing stay in Sedona, Arizona. But it was a busy 4 days. So when we arrived at our next stop, we wanted the relaxing views of Scottsdale. The calm oasis at the Hermosa Inn in Scottsdale provided a great break. But day trips gave us many different views of Scottsdale. Red rocks, cactus, flowers, vast luxury resorts and end of day…

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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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Top Things To Do in Jerusalem – Retirement Travel Article

Top Things To Do in Jerusalem Admittedly, we were a little bit hesitant at first about visiting Jerusalem. Despite knowing there were so many fascinating things to see and do in Jerusalem, we believe that spending travel money is, in a way, like voting, and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict had us both conflicted.So, although we both really wanted to see Jerusalem, we just didn’t want our dollars being mixed into this ugly situation. But then we got the opportunity to…

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Take a Walk on The National Mall – Retirement Travel Article

Take a Walk on The National Mall Any visit to Washington, DC should include a walk on the National Mall. One can easily spend an entire day walking and exploring the 2-mile loop trail along the National Mall and another 2-mile loop around the Tidal Basin. Taking in the sites and memorials that line the mall will keep everyone interested.  To make it easier for visitors to the city, we’re sharing a few insider tips and helpful hints, for taking…

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