travel blogs paris 2018

7 Amazing Wineries and More for the Perfect Buellton Getaway – Retirement Travel Article

7 Amazing Wineries and More for the Perfect Buellton Getaway You may not know this, but Buellton is known for great eateries and wine, especially Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Buellton’s unique weather is the secret behind its Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The combination of warm days and cool nights is just the right balance for producing these delicate grapes. The pleasant weather also makes this city a perfect year-round getaway destination. Buellton is a charming small town located approximately 45…

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Off to See the Country: Glacial Lake Missoula, Montana – Retirement Travel Article

Off to See the Country: Glacial Lake Missoula, Montana We stopped in Missoula, Montana for a few days to see where the Glacial Lake Missoula formed over 10,000 years ago. We had previously explored central Washington in the Scablands, an area that was scoured by the floods that came through years ago…dozens, and even a hundred times.Current city of Missoula showing ancient lake shorelines.Lake Missoula water levels long ago covering the current city of Missoula.There used to be 2,000-ft ice…

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Park Royal Huatulco Beach Resort [Review] – Retirement Travel Article

Park Royal Huatulco Beach Resort [Review] Post Last Modified – June 10, 2020 A Review Of Our Stay At The Beautiful Park Royal Huatulco Beach Resort My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at the beautiful Park Royal Huatulco Beach Resort in Mexico. A first class all inclusive resort hotel located in Tangolunda. This is a resort zone in Huatulco with beach frontage on the Bahia de Tangolunda. A wonderful all inclusive beach resort in beautiful Huatulco. Park…

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Plan Something Great To Look Forward To! | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Plan Something Great To Look Forward To! | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: June 6, 2020)It’s about time there is some positivity in the world. Positivity can come from all places, but the place we struggle to find it the most is within ourselves. It doesn’t help that there’s so much negativity going around right now. All you have to do is turn on the news and you’ll find something negative on show. It’s as though the world has forgotten…

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Wonder and Variety As We Explored The Utah National Parks – Retirement Travel Article

Wonder and Variety As We Explored The Utah National Parks So Much To See When We Explored The Utah National Parks We explored the Utah National Parks on our road trip around Utah and Arizona. And along the way we saw and did so much more! Fall colours greeted us when we started in Salt Lake City. Great outdoor scenery delighted us at the State and National Parks in Utah. Hikes provided a change of pace. But we got a…

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Explore 5 Fantastic Santa Maria Wineries for the First Time – Retirement Travel Article

Explore 5 Fantastic Santa Maria Wineries for the First Time Santa Maria Valley is an American Viticultural Area located in Northern Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County. Santa Maria Valley, with its sunshine and cool Mediterranean climate, is perfect for growing wine grapes. In truth, there is so much more to Santa Maria Valley than just wine. The valley is also known for its authentic Santa Maria Style Barbecue. The Santa Maria wineries will bring you to the…

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We're Baaaaack ! – Retirement Travel Article

We're Baaaaack ! FINALLY ! On the road again. After hanging out at home since the end of March (not necessary, in my opinion….oops…sorry to get political), we are heading out for some more adventure.First stops are Challis, Idaho and up to Missoula, Montana. Camas Valley looking north…still lots of snow in the mountains. Our site…lots of spaceTallest mountains in Idaho Then we went to Sula, Montana for a night and watched the Bitteroot River go flying by. LOTS of unexpected…

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Tuesday Takes: Steak Frites – One Road at a Time – Retirement Travel Article

Tuesday Takes: Steak Frites – One Road at a Time Steak Frites in Montpellier, France. It was an unexpected stop on a 3-month cross-Europe rail adventure. As it turned out though, the 4-day visit to Montpellier proved to be one of our most favorite experiences. And, by far, one of our best meals. Murphy’s Law Our original plan was to spend five nights in Lyon, France. Murphy’s Law prevailed in that what could go wrong, went wrong. Sometimes you just…

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Playful Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island – Retirement Travel Article

Playful Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island Plan To See The Dolphins And Sea Lions On Catalina Island Catalina Island was the first stop on our cruise down the California coast with Oceania Cruises. We booked a fast boat trip to see the playful dolphins and sea lions on Catalina Island. It was a return visit to Catalina Island for us. David seemed to remember little of that first visit, other than the flying fish that landed in our boat…

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