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On our way again ! – Retirement Travel Article

On our way again ! Trip to get to Wells was gorgeous. High desert and snow still on the Nevada mountains. Lots and lots of acres of sage…as far as you can see. Nice view of the snow-covered hills from our RV park. Went to a Burger King for the first time years….got a fish sandwich, which The Wife loved and I got a Double Whopper…not bad. But, we won’t do Burger King for a while. Got some fuel at…

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Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt – Retirement Travel Article

Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt Coronavirus outbreak, it’s the headline being heard around the world. Wherever you are in this vast world of ours, you’ve surely read the headlines, or listened to a broadcast, about the spread of the virus. The news is inescapable. Life is What Happens When… If you’ve been following us for a while, you already know my go to motto in life is… life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.…

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Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach – Review A Review Of The Holiday Inn Express Hotel In Krabi Thailand On our recent travels to Thailand, we spent a week at the lovely Holiday Inn Express Krabi Ao Nang Beach. An outstanding upper class resort ideally situated across from popular Ao Nang Beach in Krabi Thailand. We’ve always enjoyed staying with the Holiday Inn Brand when traveling over the years, and this hotel lived up to its name and did…

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Weekend in New York City: How to Make the Most of 48 Hours | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Weekend in New York City: How to Make the Most of 48 Hours | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: February 8, 2020)Although you wish you had an entire week, it turns out you only have a weekend to spend in the Big Apple. Don’t worry, you can still have a fantastic time on a weekend in New York City. Here are a few suggestions to ensure you make the most of your quick trip.Choosing a Hotel for a Weekend in…

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Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos – Retirement Travel Article

Malta Carnival 2020: A Bit of History and Some Fun Photos A Stunningly Colourful Carnival FloatMalta’s carnival, Il-Karnival Ta’ Malta, takes place in February in the lead-up to Lent and is one of Europe’s oldest and most celebrated festivals. Jonathan has experienced many Mardi Gras festivals in the past, mainly in New Orleans, but for me, this was my first time.Costumes at Malta Carnival 2020It was fun, jam-packed, apparently a lot more family-focused than New Orleans’ Mardi Gras and loud!…

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The Different Views Of Scottsdale – Retirement Travel Article

The Different Views Of Scottsdale Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 So Many Different Views Of Scottsdale We had an amazing stay in Sedona, Arizona. But it was a busy 4 days. So when we arrived at our next stop, we wanted the relaxing views of Scottsdale. The calm oasis at the Hermosa Inn in Scottsdale provided a great break. But day trips gave us many different views of Scottsdale. Red rocks, cactus, flowers, vast luxury resorts and end of day…

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Boomers’ Travel Bucket List for 2020 – Retirement Travel Article

Boomers’ Travel Bucket List for 2020 The Galapagos should be on everyone’s list.We asked a bunch of our friends and fellow “past 50” travel bloggers where they’d go in 2020 if they had their pick of anywhere. Here’s our friends’ list of top bucket list travel destinations, and a varied one it is. All the way from the Arctic (us) to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; from far Africa’s wild Botswana and Namibia to the relatively tame environs of Devon,…

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How to Have an Amazing Weekend in Napa Wine Tasting – Retirement Travel Article

How to Have an Amazing Weekend in Napa Wine Tasting Napa Valley is a food and wine lovers fantasy come to life. Spanning towns such as Napa, Rutherford, Yountville, St. Helena, and Calistoga, Napa Valley has lovely vineyards and charming downtowns. In addition to the great Napa wine tasting, there are many Michelin-starred restaurants in Napa. But you do not have to spend a fortune to have amazing food. Napa also has craft breweries, pizzerias, and unbelievable fast food. If…

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Not quite the entrance to Vegas we expected – Retirement Travel Article

Not quite the entrance to Vegas we expected First off, we traveled through Salt Lake City/Provo/Ogden area the other morning. Talk about freeway….about 80-90 miles before we finally reached the end and came out into the country again.  some gorgeous vistas of the Wasatch Mountains but who could look? I was too busy trying to avoid morning commuters anxious to get to work and large trucks barreling by. At least Kim got some  good photos. Gak!! Then we stayed at…

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20 Helpful Philippines Travel Tips – Retirement Travel Article

20 Helpful Philippines Travel Tips Top 20 Travel Tips From Our Travels To The Philippines In 2019, my wife and I had the pleasure of traveling to the Philippines for 5 weeks from Canada. Below, are 20 Useful Philippines Travel Tips we made a note of during our time in the country. For those of you traveling to the Philippines for the first time, I hope a few of them may be useful for you. Our Brief Philippines Travel Itinerary…

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10 Fun Things to Do in Minneapolis in Winter – Retirement Travel Article

10 Fun Things to Do in Minneapolis in Winter The picturesque ice on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis is primed for figure skating or hockey. Gus, meanwhile, ponders a visit to the warming house.Winter visitors to the Twin Cities are warned about Minnesota’s famous cold temperatures and severe wind chills, and never handed a list of things to do in Minneapolis in winter. Visitors are usually here for business reasons–a major sporting event, a convention, a recording session–not because…

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