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Explore 5 Fantastic Santa Maria Wineries for the First Time – Retirement Travel Article

Explore 5 Fantastic Santa Maria Wineries for the First Time Santa Maria Valley is an American Viticultural Area located in Northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. Santa Maria Valley, with its sunshine and cool Mediterranean climate, is perfect for growing wine grapes. In truth, there is so much more to Santa Maria Valley than just wine. The valley is also known for its authentic Santa Maria Style Barbecue. The Santa Maria wineries will bring you to the…

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Visiting Auschwitz – What You Need To Know Beforehand – Retirement Travel Article

Visiting Auschwitz – What You Need To Know Beforehand A Brief History Of AuschwitzAuschwitz II – BirkenauAuschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration and death camps, opened in 1940. It began as a detention centre for political prisoners. However, the base soon evolved into a network of centres where Jewish people and other enemies of the Nazi state were used as slave labour or exterminated, often in gas chambers.Some of the prisoners were also subjected to barbaric medical experiments led…

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Tuesday Takes: Steak Frites – One Road at a Time – Retirement Travel Article

Tuesday Takes: Steak Frites – One Road at a Time Steak Frites in Montpellier, France. It was an unexpected stop on a 3-month cross-Europe rail adventure. As it turned out though, the 4-day visit to Montpellier proved to be one of our most favorite experiences. And, by far, one of our best meals. Murphy’s Law Our original plan was to spend five nights in Lyon, France. Murphy’s Law prevailed in that what could go wrong, went wrong. Sometimes you just…

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Anthology of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 – Retirement Travel Article

Anthology of Audio Posts by Travel Past 50 Practicing English conversation in a Cambodian school visit on Oknahatey Island outside Phnom Penh.Over the past several years of traveling, we’ve been lucky not only to see so many spectacular places, but to hear fascinating stories from those we’ve met along the way. Among the fortuitous meetings was our virtual connection with Graeme Kemlo of Travel Writers Radio out of Melbourne, Australia. We got to talkin’…and have now contributed dozens of stories…

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Discover The Proven Health Benefits Of Traveling – Retirement Travel Article

Discover The Proven Health Benefits Of Traveling Post Last Modified – April 29, 2020 The Many Health Benefits Of Traveling Traveling can be a lot of fun.  It can also be educational, inspiring a strong sense of appreciation for other cultures around the globe. Traveling around the world offers many different things to a lot of people, but has it ever occurred to you that it can bring health benefits too? As we get older, taking care of our health…

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National Parks And More On Adventures In Moab Utah – Retirement Travel Article

National Parks And More On Adventures In Moab Utah Discover Great Adventures in Moab Utah After our visit to Salt Lake City, we headed to discover some great adventures in Moab. We knew it would be a great base to explore several of the Utah National Parks – Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef. But we were delighted when we found more great state parks too. One night we headed out for an off-road jeep adventure. We drove along the Colorado…

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The Bangkok Grand Palace In Thailand [Review] – Retirement Travel Article

The Bangkok Grand Palace In Thailand [Review] Post Last Modified – April 26, 2020 Review Of Our Visit To The Bangkok Grand Palace In Thailand Arriving in Thailand from our home in Canada, our first stop was in the City of Bangkok.  Having only a couple of days in the city before heading to an outer island, we wanted to see as much as we could. We definitely did not want to miss a visit to The Grand Palace and…

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Affordable Family Holidays To Thailand – Retirement Travel Article

Affordable Family Holidays To Thailand Post Last Modified – April 20, 2020 Discover Amazing Family Holidays To Thailand Yes you can travel to and enjoy affordable family holidays to Thailand! With some careful planning we did just that and it was amazing!  Thailand is a unforgettable travel experience like no other to be found elsewhere in the world. The people of Thailand are among the friendliest I have ever come across in all my years of travel! The country has so…

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Inspiring Travel Books for When You Can’t Travel – Retirement Travel Article

Inspiring Travel Books for When You Can’t Travel Albert Anker, Die Andacht des Grossvaters by Albert Anker, 1893; Wikimedia Commons. Reminding us that reading aloud is an option, too.We’re spending plenty of time streaming video on the television lately, but we’ve been doing a lot of reading, too. As long as we can’t travel, we’ll seek out inspiring travel books. That includes books we may or may not have ready before, set in countries we may or may not have…

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Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tours In Hong Kong – Retirement Travel Article

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tours In Hong Kong Post Last Modified – April 07, 2020 Hop-On Hop-Off With Big Bus Tours In Hong Kong Whenever we travel to a new major city, we always try to take advantage of a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus. On my recent visit to Hong Kong, I had the pleasure of riding with Big Bus Tours for 2 full days. What a great way to see the city and all of the major highlights and…

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