europe travel blogs 2017

Competitours’ Mystery Travel: A Surprise Trip to Europe – Retirement Travel Article

Competitours’ Mystery Travel: A Surprise Trip to Europe View of Heidelberg, Germany, which may or may not be on this year’s itinerary.Note: This post, originally published in 2016, has been updated and expanded. It reflects current pricing and dates for 2020 adventures, noted below. An intriguing item came across our virtual desks not too long ago–a cool mystery travel idea that is available every summer. It takes all that pesky planning for your European summer holiday away, and stirs in…

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Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop Utah – Retirement Travel Article

Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop Utah Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 The Perfect Day For An Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop We were in Utah and Arizona for the fall. On our visit to Utah, we planned to tour the big 5 National Parks. But before we got there, we had some wonderful surprises at other state parks in Utah. On a perfect fall day, we did the most delightful drive around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop.…

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Washington, DC: The Sackler & Freer Galleries – Retirement Travel Article

Washington, DC: The Sackler & Freer Galleries What I don’t know about art could fill a book, but I know what I like and that’s all that matters, right? What’s that old saying, beauty is in the eye of the beholder? It’s common knowledge the museums of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC are well-known and highly regarded.  However, it’s not so commonly known that the Sackler and Freer Galleries, together form the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian Art.  They may…

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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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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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Boomers’ Travel Bucket List for 2020 – Retirement Travel Article

Boomers’ Travel Bucket List for 2020 The Galapagos should be on everyone’s list.We asked a bunch of our friends and fellow “past 50” travel bloggers where they’d go in 2020 if they had their pick of anywhere. Here’s our friends’ list of top bucket list travel destinations, and a varied one it is. All the way from the Arctic (us) to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; from far Africa’s wild Botswana and Namibia to the relatively tame environs of Devon,…

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A Visit To Sedona In October – Retirement Travel Article

A Visit To Sedona In October Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Our First Visit To Sedona The next stop on our travels in Arizona was a visit to Sedona in October. When we planned our trip to Utah and Arizona, the stop after our stay in Page was going to be Flagstaff. But a little research convinced us that Sedona would be a better place to explore. And we were so glad we made this choice! The red rock valley…

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How to Have an Amazing Weekend in Napa Wine Tasting – Retirement Travel Article

How to Have an Amazing Weekend in Napa Wine Tasting Napa Valley is a food and wine lovers fantasy come to life. Spanning towns such as Napa, Rutherford, Yountville, St. Helena, and Calistoga, Napa Valley has lovely vineyards and charming downtowns. In addition to the great Napa wine tasting, there are many Michelin-starred restaurants in Napa. But you do not have to spend a fortune to have amazing food. Napa also has craft breweries, pizzerias, and unbelievable fast food. If…

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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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5 Scenic Train Routes in Switzerland | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

5 Scenic Train Routes in Switzerland | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: February 10, 2020)Scenic train routes in Switzerland will deliver breathtaking views and comfortable amenities from a modern network in an extraordinary experience.Switzerland measures 348 by 220 kilometers but is one of the most visited countries in Europe. Since the landmass is easily manageable, the country has a modernized and exceptional transportation network. The country is associated with some of the most scenic locations in Europe, and with a…

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