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Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tours In Hong Kong – Retirement Travel Article

Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tours In Hong Kong Post Last Modified – April 07, 2020 Hop-On Hop-Off With Big Bus Tours In Hong Kong Whenever we travel to a new major city, we always try to take advantage of a Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus. On my recent visit to Hong Kong, I had the pleasure of riding with Big Bus Tours for 2 full days. What a great way to see the city and all of the major highlights and…

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A Traveler not Traveling: Guide to Sheltering at Home – Retirement Travel Article

A Traveler not Traveling: Guide to Sheltering at Home Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon, c. 1871, by Edgar Degas. Oil on mattress ticking (making do with what’s on hand).Sheltering at home, ironically, can be a lot like traveling. As we enter full quarantine to stem the spread of Covid-19, I realize that several previous posts on Travel Past 50 relate to these conditions. Namely, we are practiced at preparedness, dealing with isolation/separation/tight quarters, conducting business online, maintaining connections remotely, and…

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Arches on the way back home – Retirement Travel Article

Arches on the way back home Well, we came home after only three weeks on the road. Everything in front of us was closed. RV parks in the Florida Keys, all RV parks in Moab, all restaurants in New Orleans and the Keys, D.C. museums, all botanical gardens, and on and on. So….what’s the point of travelling only to stay in the RV all the time.It took us 1,200 miles to get back. Four RV parks, one a night. One…

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Mr. Rogers: Look for the Helpers – Retirement Travel Article

Mr. Rogers: Look for the Helpers If ever the world needed Mr. Rogers, now is the time. We could use his sense of calm, sincerity and wisdom. The world seems to be caught in the antithesis of Mr. Rogers’ goodness. Pantry Talk As the weeks led up to our European adventure, we had let all of our food supplies dwindle so there would be little left in the fridge and pantry. Once we cancelled our trip (about 10 days before…

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Best Things To Do In Victoria BC – Travel Guide – Retirement Travel Article

Best Things To Do In Victoria BC – Travel Guide Best Things To Do In Victoria, BC – A Locals Guide I am about to share a few of the Best Things To Do In Victoria BC. Having spent many years living in Victoria, I’m going to offer a locals guide on what you should not miss when visiting the city for the first time. If you happen to be planning a visit and wondering just what to do in…

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Visit Arches National Park In Moab Utah – Retirement Travel Article

Visit Arches National Park In Moab Utah Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 A Day Trip To Visit Arches National Park On our tour of the Utah National Parks, we used Moab as a base for a few days. From here we did our first day trip to visit Arches National Park. We visited the park looking for arches. But we found so much more. We only did a drive through the park. But along the way we found many trailheads…

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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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The Good-Enough Retirement – LifePart2.com – Retirement Travel Article

The Good-Enough Retirement – LifePart2.com Jonathan Watching the Sunset in CambodiaWhy seeking the perfect retirement can be an obstacle to a great retirement.Beliefs about what it takes to make a great retirement vary wildly. Ask a Millennial what their retirement goals are, and you are likely to get a vastly different answer than you would from a Baby-Boomer. Even financial planners can’t agree on when you should retire, or even how to finance a happy retirement. Financial expert and best-selling…

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