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Sedona Wine Tasting In The Verde Valley – Retirement Travel Article

Sedona Wine Tasting In The Verde Valley Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 Wine Tasting In The Verde Valley From Sedona We did wine tasting all over North America in 2019. So when we heard there were wineries in the area, we planned a day to go Sedona wine tasting in the Verde Valley (Green Valley). Ice wines tastings in the Niagara Region of Canada started our year. We then enjoyed wine tasting experiences in Temecula and around the Napa Valley.…

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New York In December I Top 15 Things To Do In NYC – USA Travel Article

New York In December I Top 15 Things To Do In NYC NYC in December is amazing as preparations for the Holiday season begins. With countless things to do, concerts to attend, and events happening throughout the city, one thing is for sure – your trip won’t be boring! Below we have summarized all of our favorite things to do in New York in December.ContentsOur Recommendations for New York In DecemberIt’s the holiday season and NYC in December is a…

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15 Things to Do in Bruges – USA Travel Article

15 Things to Do in Bruges Last Updated on December 9, 2019Bruges is the type of city that you fall in love with instantly. How could you not? It’s cobblestone streets and swans floating by in canals, it’s riddled with chocolate shops and has fascinating architecture all around. It’s easily walkable and simple to navigate. There are so many amazing things to do in Bruges. From fine art to fantastic food, adventure, and history, there’s so much to explore!Eat PralinesBruges…

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Strick’s Retirement: Missing entries – Retirement Travel Article

Strick’s Retirement: Missing entries Our last entry was waaaay back at Niagara Falls. Since then, we’ve traveled extensively through New England and down to Florida where we are currently wintering over until March.You can see from this map that the two large yellow circles are placed and sites we visited. Dunno…just stopped blogging.So many places in New England then, avoiding hurricane to get to Florida. I’ve been meaning to backtrack and do entries for each of those stops but never…

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15 Things To Do in Seoul: The Best of Korea’s Capital – USA Travel Article

15 Things To Do in Seoul: The Best of Korea’s Capital If you’re planning a trip to South Korea, chances are you’ll be spending some time in Seoul. The capital is definitely the center of the action, as nearly half of the country’s population lives in the metro area. With about 25 million people, it’s the 4th largest metropolitan area in the world. A visit to Seoul is a bit like being in a real-life version of “Back to the…

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Tourist Attractions – 5 Things People Don’t Always Tell You – Retirement Travel Article

Tourist Attractions – 5 Things People Don’t Always Tell You About Traveling To Tourist Attractions When creating a travel itinerary to a new destination, most of us usually want to add some of the areas popular tourist attractions to our list. After all, they are popular and iconic for a reason – right? Well, not always. Places like these are usually called “tourist traps” for a reason. Oftentimes, your expectations will exceed your reality when it comes to experiencing these…

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Sustainable Travel Starts in Sweden – Retirement Travel Article

Sustainable Travel Starts in Sweden In the woods in Sweden’s Östergötland County, thinking of tourism’s future.She had mentioned in her soft but serious voice that she wanted to talk. Finally, on our last evening together, six of us pulled our chairs close and leaned in over our dinner plates to hear what our guide wanted to say. I assumed she’d share details about her business. We were six visitors from four countries traveling in Sweden to attend the Adventure Travel…

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7 Things to do in New Orleans, LA with Kids – USA Travel Article

7 Things to do in New Orleans, LA with Kids New Orleans is a FUN city.  Like really fun….for adults.  So when I added New Orleans to our Austin2Boston road trip this summer, I had many people question what there was to do with kids there. What’s a travel blogger to do when faced with that question?? Make sure they find all the FUN stuff to do in that great city! With only one day to discover New Orleans, we…

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What Does It Cost To Live In Zagreb, Croatia – Retirement Travel Article

What Does It Cost To Live In Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb City CenterCroatia is a gorgeous country and one of the best destinations to visit in Europe. Its capital city is the perfect example of Croatia’s beauty and one of the many reasons people come here. It’s particularly appealing to digital nomads who can work from anywhere in the world because it is much cheaper than other EU countries. But someone who’s lived there for years will tell you that it’s…

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Konopiste Castle, The Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne and The Great War – Retirement Travel Article

Konopiste Castle, The Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Throne and The Great War   Just 50 kilometers southeast of Prague in the Czech Republic, Konopiště Castle sits high atop a hill, surrounded by a thick forest.  Built as a Gothic fortification towards the end of the 13th century, it was a huge and sprawling rectangular edifice with plenty of towers, seven in all, for the most effective defense.  Over the centuries, the castle passed through the hands of numerous owners and…

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