the best travel blogs to follow

Boomers’ Travel Bucket List for 2020 – Retirement Travel Article

Boomers’ Travel Bucket List for 2020 The Galapagos should be on everyone’s list.We asked a bunch of our friends and fellow “past 50” travel bloggers where they’d go in 2020 if they had their pick of anywhere. Here’s our friends’ list of top bucket list travel destinations, and a varied one it is. All the way from the Arctic (us) to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; from far Africa’s wild Botswana and Namibia to the relatively tame environs of Devon,…

Read More

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…

Read More

Take a Walk on The National Mall – Retirement Travel Article

Take a Walk on The National Mall Any visit to Washington, DC should include a walk on the National Mall. One can easily spend an entire day walking and exploring the 2-mile loop trail along the National Mall and another 2-mile loop around the Tidal Basin. Taking in the sites and memorials that line the mall will keep everyone interested.  To make it easier for visitors to the city, we’re sharing a few insider tips and helpful hints, for taking…

Read More

An Amazing One-Day Delectable Sonoma Wine Itinerary – Retirement Travel Article

An Amazing One-Day Delectable Sonoma Wine Itinerary Sonoma is a great day trip from many places. Also, Sonoma is a historical city in northern California nestled in the heart of the Sonoma Valley winemaking country. Downtown Sonoma, known for its art galleries and the colonial-era Sonoma Plaza, has a rustic charm. Hence, surrounding this plaza are19th-century adobe buildings, including Mission San Francisco Solano and the Sonoma Barracks. Sonoma locals run the gamut from down-to-earth locals, farmers, winemakers, to acclaimed chefs…

Read More

Why I Don’t Have a “Bucket List” List – Retirement Travel Article

Why I Don’t Have a “Bucket List” List I’m not one to have a “bucket list” nor do I proclaim New Year’s resolutions. I’m finding the older more experienced I get the less I worry about long-term planning, or pretty much making any plans at all.  Perhaps it has something to do with retirement and the level of flexibility and freedom it offers.  Or, maybe, it’s just because I’ve stopped worrying about what might happen, opting instead to live in the…

Read More

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,…

Read More

uncommongoods For Unique & Creative Artisan Crafts – Retirement Travel Article

uncommongoods For Unique & Creative Artisan Crafts   Choose uncommongoods For Unique Artisan Created Gifts Online I received a welcoming email a short while ago regarding an invitation to promote a very reputable online and catalogue retailer known as uncommongoods. This company has been successfully operating since 1999 based in the United States. This sparked an interest and I decided to take a closer look at what they had to offer. Was I impressed with their huge array of unique…

Read More

A Pampering Stay At Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain Tucson – Retirement Travel Article

A Pampering Stay At Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain Tucson Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Finishing Our Arizona Visit With A Pampering Stay At Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain We started our fall visit to Utah and Arizona at a crazy pace as we explored the National Parks of Utah. Then we moved on and explored Arizona from north to south. So it was great to finish our trip with a pampering stay at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain. We loved just relaxing on the resort…

Read More

100+ Happy Retirement Wishes, Quotes and Inspiration! – Retirement Travel Article

100+ Happy Retirement Wishes, Quotes and Inspiration! Being retired myself, I have attended a lot of retirement functions and have often had to search for the right words to best convey happy retirement wishes. I have often been asked to say a few words or make a speech and have found myself stuck for the right words. Often, I would find myself looking to others for inspiration or to help make a joke. Yes, some of these quotes are funny,…

Read More

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…

Read More