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Check Out These Pool Chair Etiquette Tips – Retirement Travel Article

Check Out These Pool Chair Etiquette Tips Yes There is Pool Chair Etiquette Have you ever been the victim of Pool Chair Hogging on your holidays?  Well we sure have and it appears that it is becoming more and more prevalent as years go by.  So much so, that I recently read a full page article in our weekly National news magazine the other day. The article stirred up my past experiences with this world wide problem.  First, take a…

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So Many Things To Do In Arizona In October – Retirement Travel Article

So Many Things To Do In Arizona In October Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 We Found Things To Do In Arizona Our fall trip to Arizona and Utah started with the big five Utah National Parks. We continued south and found so many things to do in Arizona. Our plans for Arizona included a mix of active adventures and pampering stops. And we found we loved Arizona in October so much more than we expected. Let us show you why! A…

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Foodie Trails Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour – Retirement Travel Article

Foodie Trails Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour A Review Of Our Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour On our recent visit to Melbourne, Australia, we had the distinct pleasure of taking part in Foodie Trails unique Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour. Taking a walking food tour when we travel is one of our favorite things to do, and this tour was outstanding! A unique opportunity to explore the local culture and sample some of their traditional dishes at the same time, on this 4…

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Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt – Retirement Travel Article

Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt Coronavirus outbreak, it’s the headline being heard around the world. Wherever you are in this vast world of ours, you’ve surely read the headlines, or listened to a broadcast, about the spread of the virus. The news is inescapable. Life is What Happens When… If you’ve been following us for a while, you already know my go to motto in life is… life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.…

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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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Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop Utah – Retirement Travel Article

Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop Utah Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 The Perfect Day For An Autumn Drive Around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop We were in Utah and Arizona for the fall. On our visit to Utah, we planned to tour the big 5 National Parks. But before we got there, we had some wonderful surprises at other state parks in Utah. On a perfect fall day, we did the most delightful drive around Mt Nebo Scenic Loop.…

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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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The Different Views Of Scottsdale – Retirement Travel Article

The Different Views Of Scottsdale Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 So Many Different Views Of Scottsdale We had an amazing stay in Sedona, Arizona. But it was a busy 4 days. So when we arrived at our next stop, we wanted the relaxing views of Scottsdale. The calm oasis at the Hermosa Inn in Scottsdale provided a great break. But day trips gave us many different views of Scottsdale. Red rocks, cactus, flowers, vast luxury resorts and end of day…

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7 Amazing Travel Activities to Enjoy While on Your Adventure – Retirement Travel Article

7 Amazing Travel Activities to Enjoy While on Your Adventure There was a time when travel was restricted to spies and monks. Today we have advanced transportation and communication technologies. We get to know all that is happening on the other side of the world. On the business front, too, the trade and movement of people have been increasing continually. So, now people of all ages have their bucket lists and travel across the world to quench their wanderlust with…

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