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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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Things We Love And Hate About Hotels – Retirement Travel Article

Things We Love And Hate About Hotels Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 Many Chances To Experience What We Love And Hate About Hotels We spent 175 nights away from home in 2019. There were 136 nights in hotels and another 39 nights cruising. Our nights away from home were spent across all levels of accommodations. So we had a lot of experiences that informed the list of things we love and hate about hotels. It was always great when hotels…

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Lovely Lennox Head – 50 Shades of Age – Retirement Travel Article

Lovely Lennox Head – 50 Shades of Age I have many favourite places along the coast of Northern New South Wales that evoke wonderful memories of camping when our kids were young. One such place is the lovely Lennox Head situated about halfway between Byron Bay and Ballina in the Northern Rivers region. We recently spent a few nights here in our caravan and reminisced about the good old days of staying at the Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park. What is…

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3 Tips for Feeling at Home When You Are Always on the Go | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

3 Tips for Feeling at Home When You Are Always on the Go | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: January 22, 2020)For many people, the idea of being able to live on the open road, constantly experiencing new destinations from day to day, is truly a dream and a lifelong ambition.It’s easy to see why, too. Living a nomadic lifestyle allows you to be constantly experiencing new things, expanding your horizons, refining your own sense of how the world works,…

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Southern Utah is Amazing ! – Retirement Travel Article

Southern Utah is Amazing ! After leaving Vegas, we traveled north to the town of Kanab, Utah where we’ve meant to visit the last three times we’ve “done” Utah. Finally, we’re going to get there to see the surrounding sites and vistas…and what sites they are !Let’s start with Zion National Park. The main draw for the park is the west and valley floor area but the east entrance road is spectacular as well so that’s what we wanted to…

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uncommongoods For Unique & Creative Artisan Crafts – Retirement Travel Article

uncommongoods For Unique & Creative Artisan Crafts   Choose uncommongoods For Unique Artisan Created Gifts Online I received a welcoming email a short while ago regarding an invitation to promote a very reputable online and catalogue retailer known as uncommongoods. This company has been successfully operating since 1999 based in the United States. This sparked an interest and I decided to take a closer look at what they had to offer. Was I impressed with their huge array of unique…

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100+ Happy Retirement Wishes, Quotes and Inspiration! – Retirement Travel Article

100+ Happy Retirement Wishes, Quotes and Inspiration! Being retired myself, I have attended a lot of retirement functions and have often had to search for the right words to best convey happy retirement wishes. I have often been asked to say a few words or make a speech and have found myself stuck for the right words. Often, I would find myself looking to others for inspiration or to help make a joke. Yes, some of these quotes are funny,…

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A Day Trip to Channel Islands National Park – Retirement Travel Article

A Day Trip to Channel Islands National Park Kris on the trail at Santa Cruz, one of the Channel Islands.Channel Islands National Park is truly one of the joys of the US National Park system, because even though it’s located off densely populated Southern California, it’s a bit difficult to get to. Which is to say, you can’t drive there. And to most Southern Californians, if you can’t drive there, it doesn’t really exist. So, a park that doesn’t really…

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You’ve got Trouble, right here in River City – Retirement Travel Article

You’ve got Trouble, right here in River City We’re going to skip around a bit on our travels as I’m not keeping up with our travels. I’ll go back and fill in the rest of Utah and Wyoming and Nebraska.Instead, we’re in Iowa.Finally, we got to the Music Man Square in Mason City, Iowa! We’ve gone across Iowa twice but never got up here. We read about it on tripadvisor.com, the reviews were good, the photos looked inviting so we…

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What You May Not Know About the People of Iran – Retirement Travel Article

What You May Not Know About the People of Iran To say the least it’s been a rough start to the new year, the new decade.  I’m not sure anything more could happen to make the headlines around the world any worse, but I shouldn’t jinx it.  The images and reports coming out of Australia are heartbreaking.  Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes, and hundreds of thousands protesters, led by the courage of…

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5 Reasons Why You Needn’t Leave America For The Vacation Of A Lifetime | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

5 Reasons Why You Needn’t Leave America For The Vacation Of A Lifetime | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: January 4, 2020)Image by Angelique Johnson from PixabayWhether it’s a family holiday, a trip with friends, or solo adventure, vacations are sure to provide moments you’ll cherish forever. While there are many issues to consider, the choice of destination will have a huge impact on your enjoyment. Trips to Europe, South America, and Asia have grown in popularity. But you can…

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