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Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season – Retirement Travel Article

Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Started Our California Cruise In Long Beach We headed south to cruise from Long Beach in the holiday season. It was a short 7 day cruise along the California coast. With one stop south in sunny and hot Mexico. When we planned our California cruise, we debated a few options on where to stay when we arrived. On previous visits to Los Angeles we stayed out…

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The Best Way to Experience Wonderful Mendocino Wine – Retirement Travel Article

The Best Way to Experience Wonderful Mendocino Wine Perched on a wave-carved bluff, squeezed between dense forests and a restless sea, you will find Mendocino, California. Undeniably, Mendocino is a charming, tranquil little town with breathtaking oceanside views. In truth, the beauty extends outside the city to the whole county. But, Mendocino is known for more than its stunning Pacific Ocean coastline, it also has great wine. Mendocino wine is a lesser-known wine gem.  Beautiful coastline in MendocinoMendocino is part…

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Ambitious Travel Plans For 2020 – Retirement Travel Article

Ambitious Travel Plans For 2020 Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 Some Great Travel Plans Booked For 2020 When we entered 2019, we had no travel plans booked. Although it did not take us long before we filled the calendar! For our travel plans for 2020, several trips are already booked. And we have some thoughts for other travel plans for the year. We will hit our 100th country visited in 2020. It was a very busy travel year in 2019.…

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Enjoy A Helicopter Ride Over The Sedona Valley – Retirement Travel Article

Enjoy A Helicopter Ride Over The Sedona Valley Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest6 Excited To Do A Helicopter Ride Over The Sedona Valley We were so excited to do a helicopter ride over the Sedona Valley. When we found out that hot air balloons were all booked during our stay in Sedona, we were disappointed. But our spirits soared we found that we could get the great Cathedral Tour with Guidance Air Helicopter Tours. We saw the most amazing views…

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How To Prevent Illness While On Vacation – Retirement Travel Article

How To Prevent Illness While On Vacation 5 Specific Ways To Prevent Illness While On Vacation Vacations are great things for everyone. It’s good for you to get away with your loved ones (or even get away by yourself). If you are going to travel and if especially by air, considering 20 percent of plane passengers reported respiratory symptoms within a week of flying in one study, it’s especially important to take certain precautions to stay healthy. Below, are five…

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Top 5 Travel Experience Gifts: Fun Travel Gifts, Not Stuff | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Top 5 Travel Experience Gifts: Fun Travel Gifts, Not Stuff | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: November 15, 2019)For people who like travel, experience gifts are perfect. Our short list of best experience gifts will ensure the most fun travel gifts come from you!It’s hard not to disagree with the benefits of planning to give experiences instead of gifts that risk taking up space and not being used. But, coming up with Christmas gift experience ideas or thinking about experience…

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Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, Black and White – Retirement Travel Article

Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, Black and White Most homes in Taos Pueblo have ladders leaning on a front wall. The ladders were used to enter the homes in the days before they had doors. This home also sported a white door, in need of some paint, but festooned with an American flag.Taos Pueblo, New Mexico is a centuries-old Indian community. It’s amazingly preserved for buildings made, essentially, of mud. The descendants of the people who lived here 1000 years ago…

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Our Checklist To Prepare For Travel – Retirement Travel Article

Our Checklist To Prepare For Travel Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Have A Detailed Checklist To Prepare For Travel Anyone who followed us for awhile, just knows we must have a detailed checklist to prepare for travel. The checklist is in a spreadsheet. And David and I have our own. The checklist has two sections. One for things to do before we leave home. And the other is things to pack. Both sections are critical to make sure we…

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A Walk Across Prague’s Charles Bridge, Three Towers and Thirty Statues – Retirement Travel Article

A Walk Across Prague’s Charles Bridge, Three Towers and Thirty Statues   It took us three tries to make it all the way across the Charles Bridge but, like they say, “The third time’s the charm.”  Following a leisurely river boat tour that introduced us to the city of Prague on both sides of the river Vltava, we joined the throngs of tourists and passed through the Old Town Bridge Tower to walk a short distance onto the bridge. The…

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Strick’s Retirement: World’s Largest Truck Stop – Retirement Travel Article

Strick’s Retirement: World’s Largest Truck Stop ANOTHER place we’ve (well, mostly me) have wanted to visit for years….the Iowa 80 Truck Stop west of Davenport, Iowa near the Mississippi River. Here’s the opening paragraph from their website: A place where people want to stop. On the eastern edge of Iowa, not far from the Mississippi River, adjacent to the small town of Walcott, you’ll find a place like no other in the world. The Iowa 80 Truckstop, now the World’s…

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