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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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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,…

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New Canada Air Passenger Regulations – Retirement Travel Article

New Canada Air Passenger Regulations New Rules For Delayed And Cancelled Flights In Canada There are new federal rules introduced in Canada on December 15, 2020. Compensation for delayed and cancelled flights will finally arrive in Canada. It’s a step in the right direction with the government introducing New Canada Air Passenger Regulations. Compensation To Be Awarded For Flight Delays It certainly looks like the Government of Canada is taking a step in the right direction with these new rules…

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When Harry Met Sally & Auld Lang Syne – Retirement Travel Article

When Harry Met Sally & Auld Lang Syne I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Eve and all that it entails.  I’d much rather snuggle up for the evening with the one I love most, with a big bowl of popcorn, and watch a classic movie, such as the one I share every year at this time.  And, this year because I think we all need an extra hug, I’m including my absolute favorite version of Auld Lang Syne…

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The Year in Photos 2019 – Retirement Travel Article

The Year in Photos 2019 Backstreet Cultural Center in Treme, New OrleansWhether our trips are long or short, we all try to preserve our travel memories with photos. It’s not uncommon for us to search through our photo libraries just to figure out when we traveled where. No matter how much we take notes and post stories, it’s our photography that shows us, indisputably, where we were last February (Vietnam), or in February 2012 (Vietnam). This last week of December, we’re…

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2019 Favorite Holiday Gift Gadgets for Every Traveler – Retirement Travel Article

2019 Favorite Holiday Gift Gadgets for Every Traveler Each year we like to put out the best of the best products we use daily on our travels. Some make it from the previous years but others don’t. When we find something better, we typically switch. Only if we actually use the products do they make it in this Holiday Gift Gadgets post. ITEMS UNDER $10 Nite Ize Original Gear Ties These small twisty ties on hormones are the perfect holiday…

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Off The Beaten Path Scotland: Top Ten | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Off The Beaten Path Scotland: Top Ten | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: November 21, 2019) Scotland boasts pristine, lesser-known locations for new and returning visitors alike. These are the top 10 off the beaten path Scotland destinations on our radar. Have you visited Scotland more than once and explored much of its natural and architectural wonders? Or maybe you don’t like overcrowded tourist attractions and want something more pristine and off the beaten path? Scotland will deliver! Photo CreditNo…

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The Story Behind James Madison’s Montpelier – Retirement Travel Article

The Story Behind James Madison’s Montpelier I couldn’t help but notice the boxes of tissue as we entered the screening room at James Madison’s Montpelier.  By the end of the film, I understood the need.  Although it didn’t actually bring tears to my eyes, the story of Ellen and the enslaved community in which she lived at Montpelier, tugged at my heart.  It left me wanting to learn more. The Nation’s Capital One of the best perks about living on…

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Local Montreal Food Tours – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Local Montreal Food Tours – Review A Review Of Our Walking Old Montreal Food Tour If you have been following my blog, then you know one of our favorite things to do when traveling is taking a walking food tour. On our visit to Montreal, Quebec we did just that. We enjoyed a wonderful food tasting experience and history tour with Local Montreal Food Tours. A Fully Guided Walking Food Tour on the streets of Old Montreal. Old Montreal Food…

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan – Retirement Travel Article

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan Mount Fuji, or Fujisan as the Japanese call it, is the most photographed place on earth.Japan is home to 23 UNESCO World Heritage sites, 19 cultural and four natural sites. The most famous, of course, is Mount Fuji, which also is the most photographed place on earth. Cultural (19) Natural (4) Ogasawara Islands (2011) Shirakami-Sanchi (1993) Shiretoko (2005) Yakushima (1993) You can help yourself get ready for your own travels by reading our Get…

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Smithsonian Air & Space: Udvar-Hazy Center – Retirement Travel Article

Smithsonian Air & Space: Udvar-Hazy Center Some things are just fun and fascinating to see.  It was with that mindset we visited the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center.  Getting to see the Space Shuttle Discovery up close and personal was beyond fun and fascinating.  It was awesome.  And, it was a testament to man’s ingenuity and dedication. Space Shuttle Discovery. It is enormous! Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Most visitors to Washington, DC are well-aware of the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum in…

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