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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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Why You Must Go To Valletta and Try A Malta Food Tour! – Retirement Travel Article

Why You Must Go To Valletta and Try A Malta Food Tour! Our Group On The Valletta Food TourWhen our friends at Offbeat Malta Food Trails invited us on their Valletta Food Tour, we jumped at the opportunity. Jonathan and I love food tours; it’s such a great way to experience local food and also to learn a little about the history and culture of a region. And even though we have lived in Malta for a few months now, we…

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Things You Must Do With Only One Day in Naples, Italy (Updated 2020) – Retirement Travel Article

Things You Must Do With Only One Day in Naples, Italy (Updated 2020) One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the largest city in Southern Italy -Naples is a fascinating, chaotic place to visit, but is it possible to see Naples in a day? Yes, we covered a lot of ground in one day but we appreciated the raw beauty of Naples a lot more when we returned for a longer stay.Naples Street SceneIs It Safe…

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Bhopal and the Crafts of Central India – Retirement Travel Article

Bhopal and the Crafts of Central India The crafts of India, like this handloom fabric, rely on traditional, centuries-old motifs.Note: We visited India in December 2018. Our first stop was the large central state of Madhya Pradesh, where we enjoyed photo safari adventures before spending a few days in Bhopal. We later traveled to Delhi, Agra and the Taj Mahal, Khajuraho, and the Himalayas. Pour yourself a cup of chai, review our list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India,…

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Tassie Trip: Part 11 Hobart – Retirement Travel Article

Tassie Trip: Part 11 Hobart So it was the end of the road for us on our Tassie adventure, as we arrived into the capital city of Tasmania, Hobart. However prior to arriving in Hobart we travelled through some spectacular countryside from Derwent Bridge via Tarraleah, Hamilton and New Norfolk following the Derwent River for most of the way. Tasman Bridge Hobart Derwent Bridge & Lake St Clair The halfway point on the drive between Hobart and Strahan, Derwent Bridge…

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Drive To Park City Utah For Fall Colours – Retirement Travel Article

Drive To Park City Utah For Fall Colours Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 So Glad To Catch The Fall Colour In Park City Utah We caught the first glimpse of fall colours in Utah when we did a drive around the Mt Nebo Scenic Loop. When we did a day trip from Salt Lake City with our local friends, we enjoyed the areas around Park City Utah for fall colours. Our friends shared some of their favourite spots with us…

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Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach – Review A Review Of The Holiday Inn Express Hotel In Krabi Thailand On our recent travels to Thailand, we spent a week at the lovely Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach. An outstanding upper class resort ideally situated across from popular Ao Nang Beach in Krabi Thailand. We’ve always enjoyed staying with the Holiday Inn Brand when traveling over the years, and this hotel lived up to its name and did…

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Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos – Retirement Travel Article

Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos A Stunningly Colourful Carnival FloatMalta’s carnival, Il-Karnival Ta’ Malta, takes place in February in the lead-up to Lent and is one of Europe’s oldest and most celebrated festivals. Jonathan has experienced many Mardi Gras festivals in the past, mainly in New Orleans, but for me, this was my first time.Costumes at Malta Carnival 2020It was fun, jam-packed, apparently a lot more family-focused than New Orleans’ Mardi Gras and loud!…

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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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