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Best Bird Watching Destinations in Europe | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Best Bird Watching Destinations in Europe | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: September 22, 2019) Europe is fast becoming a hot destination for nature lovers and birdwatchers, and for good reasons. The continent boasts of a massive variety of birds, thanks to the great variety of breathtaking landscapes. There are many perfect bird watching destinations in Europe for those who want to learn more about birds and come here in search of these feathered beauties. Image by Free Creative Stuff…

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Discover all that Makes Seattle Amazing in Just Two Days – Retirement Travel Article

Discover all that Makes Seattle Amazing in Just Two Days Adventure awaits you in the friendly and welcoming city of Seattle. Seattle is an exciting urban city surrounded by water and mountains. Seattle is an amazing city for urban adventures. Also, there are world-class restaurants, fine boutique hotels, and lots of one of a kind things to explore. The city is easy to explore on foot or by car share since driving and parking are a bit tough in many places. Seattle skylineSeattle is…

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Boot Sales, Hippie Markets and Chinese Stores – Retirement Travel Article

Boot Sales, Hippie Markets and Chinese Stores cliffs by Porto de Mos, Lagos It’s been a ‘staycation’ kind of summer for us here in Lagos, Portugal, with lots of friends stopping by and making use of our guest room (if you want your friends and family to visit, just move to Portugal!) and day trips here and there.  We’ve met several new friends who have contacted us through the blog and are checking out both Portugal and the Algarve to…

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Trekking in Nepal | Retirednomad’s Blog – Retirement Travel Article

Trekking in Nepal | Retirednomad’s Blog I LOVED my trek.  That’s the bottom line – from someone who does NOT like to hike.  I am also 68 and have current serious back pain (pinched nerve) and recently had serious (as in not being able to walk) knee problems. Now, back in Pokhara, the location from which my 5 day/4 night Poon Hill Trek began, I want to share what it was like.  It was such a surprise, not at all…

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The Rhythm of Seasonal Changes & Crises – Retirement Travel Article

The Rhythm of Seasonal Changes & Crises When the calendar page turns to the first official day of summer, I begin counting the days until the first official day of fall, as if I can hurry along the seasonal changes.  I can appreciate the beauty of summer with green grass, flower blossoms and wearing flip flops, but I am not a fan of heat and humidity.  Humidity tends to suck the life out of me so when the air cools…

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Yejele Beach Bar – Travel Photo Den – Retirement Travel Article

Yejele Beach Bar – Travel Photo Den Gr8 Travel Tips Photo Den – Yejele Beach Bar In Mare A presentation of our personal photographs taken during our travel adventures around the world!  This time we head to the beautiful South Pacific Island of Mare in New Caledonia. Travel Photograph taken of a quaint Yejele Beach Bar. I captured this photo on our amazing South Pacific Cruise last year, when making Port on the Island of Mare. A Quaint Beach Bar…

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Discover the Wonderful Oregon Columbia Gorge Wine Country – Retirement Travel Article

Discover the Wonderful Oregon Columbia Gorge Wine Country If you are a wine lover, foodie or historian you want to visit the Columbia Gorge Wine Country. In short, flanked by the Hood River, the Columbia Gorge Wine Country with its breathtaking views is diverse. Given these points, it is the perfect choice for a girls getaway, weekend wine tasting, or exploring. For a relativity small region, it has extremes in climate, scenery, and styles of wine, making it interesting and…

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Playing Twenty Questions: Life as Expats, Life as Travelers, Life in Lagos, Portugal – Part One – Retirement Travel Article

Playing Twenty Questions: Life as Expats, Life as Travelers, Life in Lagos, Portugal – Part One   Life is full of milestones and dates that mark important events and this month, we celebrated a significant anniversary.  On September 11th, 2012, we locked the door to our house on Padre Island for the last time, turned over the keys to a property manager and set off in an entirely new direction.  With the exception of our house (which we sold a…

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Departure from Asia | Retirednomad’s Blog – Retirement Travel Article

Departure from Asia | Retirednomad’s Blog Dear Blog Followers,   As I was recently reminded by a stalwart blog follower, I have not posted since last March 27 when I was in Nepal. That’s more than 5 months! What’s happened since:   I have been just fine! Well, except for the same old same old pinched nerve which resulted in my indulging in painkillers while trekking in Nepal. However, treatments have occurred (successful at first, then unsuccessful) and more and…

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Best Day Trips from Barcelona | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Best Day Trips from Barcelona | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: October 13, 2019) Select one or more of the best day trips from Barcelona to enhance your visit from our list of Barcelona day trips organized by interest and location. We highly recommend supplementing your visit to Spain’s Catalunya region with the best day trips from Barcelona. Not that long ago, we spent about a month in various locations in and around Barcelona, and it remains one of our…

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