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New Canada Air Passenger Regulations – Retirement Travel Article

New Canada Air Passenger Regulations New Rules For Delayed And Cancelled Flights In Canada There are new federal rules introduced in Canada on December 15, 2020. Compensation for delayed and cancelled flights will finally arrive in Canada. It’s a step in the right direction with the government introducing New Canada Air Passenger Regulations. Compensation To Be Awarded For Flight Delays It certainly looks like the Government of Canada is taking a step in the right direction with these new rules…

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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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Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season – Retirement Travel Article

Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Started Our California Cruise In Long Beach We headed south to cruise from Long Beach in the holiday season. It was a short 7 day cruise along the California coast. With one stop south in sunny and hot Mexico. When we planned our California cruise, we debated a few options on where to stay when we arrived. On previous visits to Los Angeles we stayed out…

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The Best Way to Experience Wonderful Mendocino Wine – Retirement Travel Article

The Best Way to Experience Wonderful Mendocino Wine Perched on a wave-carved bluff, squeezed between dense forests and a restless sea, you will find Mendocino, California. Undeniably, Mendocino is a charming, tranquil little town with breathtaking oceanside views. In truth, the beauty extends outside the city to the whole county. But, Mendocino is known for more than its stunning Pacific Ocean coastline, it also has great wine. Mendocino wine is a lesser-known wine gem.  Beautiful coastline in MendocinoMendocino is part…

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What You Must Know Before Visiting the Western Wall and Temple Mount – Retirement Travel Article

What You Must Know Before Visiting the Western Wall and Temple Mount Dome of the Rock MosqueNo trip to Jerusalem is complete without a visit to Temple Mount and the Western Wall, two of the world’s most important religious sites.Facts About Temple Mount And The Western Wall of JerusalemTemple Mount is located on top of one of the hills in Jerusalem’s old city. It is the holiest site in Judaism and the third most sacred site in Islam after Mecca…

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Strick’s Retirement: The Pilgrimage to SPAM – Retirement Travel Article

Strick’s Retirement: The Pilgrimage to SPAM SPAM Museum?? Really?? In a rural town in SE Minnesota also! But….in Austin, Minnesota, you’ll find the SPAM Museum.So….as we got out of our coach, the people next to us, getting out of their car, remarked, “Making the pilgrimage to SPAM eh?” We grinned, said “Yes” and went in. If you didn’t know….SPAM is made from pork, hence the pigs in the foreground. What a cool place! SPAM cans, history, exhibits, and someone walking…

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When Harry Met Sally & Auld Lang Syne – Retirement Travel Article

When Harry Met Sally & Auld Lang Syne I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Eve and all that it entails.  I’d much rather snuggle up for the evening with the one I love most, with a big bowl of popcorn, and watch a classic movie, such as the one I share every year at this time.  And, this year because I think we all need an extra hug, I’m including my absolute favorite version of Auld Lang Syne…

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Ambitious Travel Plans For 2020 – Retirement Travel Article

Ambitious Travel Plans For 2020 Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 Some Great Travel Plans Booked For 2020 When we entered 2019, we had no travel plans booked. Although it did not take us long before we filled the calendar! For our travel plans for 2020, several trips are already booked. And we have some thoughts for other travel plans for the year. We will hit our 100th country visited in 2020. It was a very busy travel year in 2019.…

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At the very start of the Mississippi River – Retirement Travel Article

At the very start of the Mississippi River Years ago, we went through Minnesota from the west on our way to Duluth/Superior but never got up north to see the Headwaters of the Mississippi so this time, we planned better.The river starts out as a stream leaving Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota then travels all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico. The yellow circles show where the Headwaters are and where we’re standing and where it exits into…

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The Top Walking Trails in the U.K. | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

The Top Walking Trails in the U.K. | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: November 13, 2019)Whether you’re a local or a traveler, one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of the United Kingdom is to walk it. Famous walking trails stretch for miles across the island nation, leading walkers through remote mountain passes, coastal villages, and iconic historical sites from the earliest years of British civilization.The variety is almost endless, so here are a few selections from…

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