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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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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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3 Ways to Spend Your Money That Can Enrich Your Travel Experience | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

3 Ways to Spend Your Money That Can Enrich Your Travel Experience | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: March 13, 2020)Image by Alex from PixabayAll told, the reasons why people travel can vary significantly, but one constant always remains: people travel because they want to have experiences that enrich their lives in some way, and give them a deeper sense of insight, positivity, and appreciation, in general.Travel will always cost some amount of money, but the ways in which you…

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South America Cruising When COVID-19 Became A Pandemic – Retirement Travel Article

South America Cruising When COVID-19 Became A Pandemic Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest3 Who Would Know We Would Be South America Cruising When COVID-19 Became A Pandemic When we left home on Jan 10, who would have known we would be South America cruising when COVID-19 became a pandemic! For those of you not following RetiredAndTravelling on social media, the last you may have heard was when we set sail to cruise around South America for two months. We are…

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Go back home? Or continue? – Retirement Travel Article

Go back home? Or continue? Man o man….what a convoluted situation we are all in. All this concern about the virus is making life a bit more challenging. We’re in New Mexico wondering if we want to continue our trip through the summer or back home and hunker down until there’s some relief.I went to the grocery store the other day in a town of 30,000 people and the shelves that held water, TP, paper towels and pasta(?) completely empty.…

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The Perfect Napa Valley Day Trip from San Francisco | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

The Perfect Napa Valley Day Trip from San Francisco | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: March 13, 2020)Close to San Francisco, a day trip to Napa Valley is a great way for wine enthusiasts to experience California wine country.If you’re a wine enthusiast, the Napa Valley has probably been on your radar for some time. Brad Neathery via UnsplashIt’s not only one of the most famous wine regions in the world, but exploring this beautiful region is also one of the…

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