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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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Our Best Gear for Cycling – Retirement Travel Article

Our Best Gear for Cycling If you’re going to do some long distance cycling like we’ve done, pick the right gear to make it as comfortable as possible.This post was updated in May 2020, from an article originally published in 2018. While air travel is largely suspended and we continue to stay close to home, taking walks and riding bikes allow us to get out of the house and into a traveler’s state of mind. Even a short outing can…

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Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa – Review Post Last Modified – May 17, 2020 A Review Of Our Stay At The Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa by Marriott If your travel plans include a trip to Victoria, British Columbia then be sure to check out the beautiful Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa. This Resort is ideally located in the heart of the city. It’s within easy walking distance to the beautiful inner harbour and…

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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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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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Visiting The Royal Tyrrell Museum [Drumheller Alberta] – Retirement Travel Article

Visiting The Royal Tyrrell Museum [Drumheller Alberta] Post Last Modified – April 16, 2020 The Royal Tyrrell Museum Of Palaeontology In Drumheller Come see real exhibits of prehistoric creatures that once roamed the land millions of years ago at the Tyrrell Dinosaur Museum in Drumheller, Alberta. This beautiful museum is situated in the Canadian Badlands of the Province of Alberta Canada. A magnificent museum displaying some of the world’s most precious findings of Dinosaurs ever found. Royal Tyrrell Museum is…

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Tri-Valley and Livermore Wine Northern California’s Amazing Hidden Gems – Retirement Travel Article

Tri-Valley and Livermore Wine Northern California’s Amazing Hidden Gems Livermore wine tasting is quite possibly northern California’s hidden gem. Just 30 miles outside San Francisco, tranquil Tri-Valley awaits wine explorers. Secured by the quaint town of Livermore, the region boasts many great restaurants, and of course, amazing wine. Additionally, Tri-Valley made up of three valleys that come together, creates this amazing wine region of California. The delightful cities of Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, and Danville, are home to award-winning wineries and…

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Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax – Hop On Hop Off – Retirement Travel Article

Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax – Hop On Hop Off Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax Hop On Hop Off City Bus Tour We always look for Hop On Hop Off City Bus Tours when traveling to new cities around the globe. On our travels to Eastern Canada, we enjoyed just that with Ambassatours Gray Line Halifax Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours. A great way to see the popular sights and attractions of Halifax, Nova Scotia – Canada at your leisure. Hop…

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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 Pinterest7 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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