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Follow Us As We Travel – South America Cruise Plans – Retirement Travel Article

Follow Us As We Travel – South America Cruise Plans Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Our South America Cruise Plans We are excited to start our 2020 travels by sharing our South America cruise plans. Our cruise starts in Miami. We get a few Caribbean stops on our way south. And then head up the Amazon River in Brazil. We cruise down along Brazil and head into Argentina. There is one port in the Falkland Islands. The ship sails around…

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7 Fun Brain Training Ideas To Enrich Your Retirement – Retirement Travel Article

7 Fun Brain Training Ideas To Enrich Your Retirement When it comes to living a long, happy, and healthy life, the formula is simple, well-known and widely accepted; healthy eating plus physical exercise equals longevity! But as we retire, there’s a third element which becomes an important part of the long-life formula: brain fitness. Throughout our working lives, we generally utilize our brains, keeping them active regardless of the industry in which we work. When our careers come to an…

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Southern Utah is Amazing ! – Retirement Travel Article

Southern Utah is Amazing ! After leaving Vegas, we traveled north to the town of Kanab, Utah where we’ve meant to visit the last three times we’ve “done” Utah. Finally, we’re going to get there to see the surrounding sites and vistas…and what sites they are !Let’s start with Zion National Park. The main draw for the park is the west and valley floor area but the east entrance road is spectacular as well so that’s what we wanted to…

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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…

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Discover and Enjoy all That is the Best of Santa Rosa Wine – Retirement Travel Article

Discover and Enjoy all That is the Best of Santa Rosa Wine Drive less than an hour north from San Francisco, and you will reach Santa Rosa. Our California road trip took us from Mendocino to Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa is an energetic city with a lively downtown, historic attractions, green parks, and great restaurants. Also, the area directly surrounding Santa Rosa is a stunningly beautiful even after the fires of recent years. To make things even better, Santa Rosa…

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Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam – Retirement Travel Article

Lake Powell and Glen Canyon Dam On our travels, we’ve wanted to come by here and stay at Page, Arizona near Lake Powell. We finally got here.Lake Powell was created by the Glen Canyon Dam, which is upstream on the Colorado River from the more famous Hoover Dam outside of Las Vegas. It’s monstrous ! On our way there, we travelled through some more spectaular country.This is just one of the views along the highway. It goes like this for…

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A Day Trip to Channel Islands National Park – Retirement Travel Article

A Day Trip to Channel Islands National Park Kris on the trail at Santa Cruz, one of the Channel Islands.Channel Islands National Park is truly one of the joys of the US National Park system, because even though it’s located off densely populated Southern California, it’s a bit difficult to get to. Which is to say, you can’t drive there. And to most Southern Californians, if you can’t drive there, it doesn’t really exist. So, a park that doesn’t really…

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7 Fall Things To Do In Tucson Arizona – Retirement Travel Article

7 Fall Things To Do In Tucson Arizona Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Explored Tucson And Found Lots Of Things To See And Do Tucson was the final stop on our fall trip to Utah and Arizona. We planned a great pampering stay at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain. But also took some time and explored some of the fall things to do on Tucson, Arizona. We were not surprised to find that there were many reasons to head back…

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5 Reasons Why You Needn’t Leave America For The Vacation Of A Lifetime | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

5 Reasons Why You Needn’t Leave America For The Vacation Of A Lifetime | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: January 4, 2020)Image by Angelique Johnson from PixabayWhether it’s a family holiday, a trip with friends, or solo adventure, vacations are sure to provide moments you’ll cherish forever. While there are many issues to consider, the choice of destination will have a huge impact on your enjoyment. Trips to Europe, South America, and Asia have grown in popularity. But you can…

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The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women – Retirement Travel Article

The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women For traipsing across airports or hiking mountain trails, these are my go-to shoes of the moment.This is a December 2019 update of a post originally published in 2016. My outlook on the best travel shoes for women was defined early on. My mother regularly reminded my sister and me not to skimp on shoes; cheap shoes would hurt and not last, she warned us. She also told us that shoes would last longer…

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