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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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Top Things to Do in Heidelberg | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Top Things to Do in Heidelberg | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: January 30, 2020)Heidelberg – A German Gem Heidelberg, a popular destination in Germany, gets 12 million visitors each year. Consult our list of top things to do in Heidelberg for inspiration!Photo CreditHeidelberg is one of Germany’s famous baroque cities. Surrounded by lush forest and bisected by the Neckar river, Heidelberg is a rich piece of German history that was settled as early as 300AD! It’s no surprise that…

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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 Pinterest0 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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Lovely Lennox Head – 50 Shades of Age – Retirement Travel Article

Lovely Lennox Head – 50 Shades of Age I have many favourite places along the coast of Northern New South Wales that evoke wonderful memories of camping when our kids were young. One such place is the lovely Lennox Head situated about halfway between Byron Bay and Ballina in the Northern Rivers region. We recently spent a few nights here in our caravan and reminisced about the good old days of staying at the Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park. What is…

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A Winter Visit to Death Valley National Park – Retirement Travel Article

A Winter Visit to Death Valley National Park When you talk about Death Valley, what you’re really talking about is the Badwater Basin, where water collects before evaporating and leaving nothing but salt behind.The thought of visiting Death Valley National Park in the summer has never appealed to me. Death Valley, in addition to being the largest National Park in the lower 48 states, is also the lowest, driest, and hottest. In the Valley itself, also known as Badwater Basin,…

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Things To Do On A Stay In Page And Lake Powell In Arizona – Retirement Travel Article

Things To Do On A Stay In Page And Lake Powell In Arizona Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 Visiting Page And Lake Powell In Arizona After our tour of the National Parks in Utah, we headed south into Arizona. Our first stop was a stay in Page and Lake Powell. Our crazy travel schedule through Utah meant we did not look ahead and book key reservations for things to do in Page and Lake Powell. And then we lost a…

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Follow Us As We Travel – South America Cruise Plans – Retirement Travel Article

Follow Us As We Travel – South America Cruise Plans Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Our South America Cruise Plans We are excited to start our 2020 travels by sharing our South America cruise plans. Our cruise starts in Miami. We get a few Caribbean stops on our way south. And then head up the Amazon River in Brazil. We cruise down along Brazil and head into Argentina. There is one port in the Falkland Islands. The ship sails around…

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Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam – Retirement Travel Article

Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam On our travels, we’ve wanted to come by here and stay at Page, Arizona near Lake Powell. We finally got here.Lake Powell was created by the Glen Canyon Dam, which is upstream on the Colorado River from the more famous Hoover Dam outside of Las Vegas. It’s monstrous ! On our way there, we travelled through some more spectaular country.This is just one of the views along the highway. It goes like this for…

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You’ve got Trouble, right here in River City – Retirement Travel Article

You’ve got Trouble, right here in River City We’re going to skip around a bit on our travels as I’m not keeping up with our travels. I’ll go back and fill in the rest of Utah and Wyoming and Nebraska.Instead, we’re in Iowa.Finally, we got to the Music Man Square in Mason City, Iowa! We’ve gone across Iowa twice but never got up here. We read about it on tripadvisor.com, the reviews were good, the photos looked inviting so we…

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What You May Not Know About the People of Iran – Retirement Travel Article

What You May Not Know About the People of Iran To say the least it’s been a rough start to the new year, the new decade.  I’m not sure anything more could happen to make the headlines around the world any worse, but I shouldn’t jinx it.  The images and reports coming out of Australia are heartbreaking.  Puerto Rico has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes, and hundreds of thousands protesters, led by the courage of…

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