travel blogs paris 2018

Delivering Customer Service Excellence In Good Times And Crisis – Retirement Travel Article

Delivering Customer Service Excellence In Good Times And Crisis Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Saw Customer Service Excellence In Good Times And Crisis The staff and crew of Oceania Cruises Marina delivered customer service excellence in good times and crisis. We wanted to take this blog post to say thank you! Throughout our South America cruise, the customer service aboard Marina was at the excellent level we had come to expect from Oceania Cruises. But when the world COVID-19…

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BenQ e-Reading Lamp Review – LifePart2.com – Retirement Travel Article

BenQ e-Reading Lamp Review – LifePart2.com When our friends at BenQ contacted us and said, ‘Hey, do you want to try one of our new BenQ e-reading desk lamps?’, the timing couldn’t have been better. We had just moved into a new apartment overlooking Malta’s Grand Harbour, and although the lounge was light and airy, the office is a bit dark and was in desperate need of a decent and modern desk lamp.Jonathan’s Office With the BenQ e-Reading Lamp‘Yes, please!’…

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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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Best Things To Do In Victoria BC – Travel Guide – Retirement Travel Article

Best Things To Do In Victoria BC – Travel Guide Best Things To Do In Victoria, BC – A Locals Guide I am about to share a few of the Best Things To Do In Victoria BC. Having spent many years living in Victoria, I’m going to offer a locals guide on what you should not miss when visiting the city for the first time. If you happen to be planning a visit and wondering just what to do in…

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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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Things We Love And Hate About Hotels – Retirement Travel Article

Things We Love And Hate About Hotels Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest7 Many Chances To Experience What We Love And Hate About Hotels We spent 175 nights away from home in 2019. There were 136 nights in hotels and another 39 nights cruising. Our nights away from home were spent across all levels of accommodations. So we had a lot of experiences that informed the list of things we love and hate about hotels. It was always great when hotels…

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Getting “Stuck” in Las Vegas – Retirement Travel Article

Getting “Stuck” in Las Vegas Okay, so the title isn’t that great but it’s appropriate. Check it out.You don’t want to stumble into this one! We really like cactus plants….something about them that is so unique…and there are so many varieties.Look how protective the thorns are for this plant. Nicely laid out gardens with spacing between each one. In the desert, they’re not always so spread out. You got to love the symmetry of the thorns…so evenly spaced and each…

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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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