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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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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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Le Germain Hotel Toronto Maple Leaf Square – Retirement Travel Article

Le Germain Hotel Toronto Maple Leaf Square A Review Of Our Stay At Le Germain Hotel In Toronto Arriving by train into Toronto on our cross Canada rail journey, we couldn’t have chosen a better place to spend our time in the city. Le Germain Hotel Toronto Maple Leaf Square was absolutely perfect for our 3 night stay. A beautiful upper scale luxury boutique hotel in downtown Toronto. Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square – Location The hotel’s location is…

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Travel Past 50’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide – Retirement Travel Article

Travel Past 50’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide If all your other gift ideas fail, you can always get a Christmas tree hat.OK, kids. It’s that time of year when most of the world is shopping for gifts. Gifts for family, gifts for friends, donations to causes, and perhaps a treat for yourself while you’re at it. My gift-giving philosophy, based on years of experience, goes something like this: First, if you buy something you yourself appreciate, it’s bound to have…

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Exploring The Venice Islands Is Easy! Here’s How To Do It! – Retirement Travel Article

Exploring The Venice Islands Is Easy! Here’s How To Do It! Unable to find a direct flight back to our current home in Malta after our week in Slovenia, we jumped in a shared taxi to nearby Italy. We had managed to find cheap flights home from Treviso Airport on Ryan Air. Now being so close to Venice, it would be silly not to spend at least a day there and see the Islands in Venice Lagoon, wouldn’t it?Both Jonathan…

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Yejele Beach Bar – Travel Photo Den – Retirement Travel Article

Yejele Beach Bar – Travel Photo Den Gr8 Travel Tips Photo Den – Yejele Beach Bar In Mare A presentation of our personal photographs taken during our travel adventures around the world!  This time we head to the beautiful South Pacific Island of Mare in New Caledonia. Travel Photograph taken of a quaint Yejele Beach Bar. I captured this photo on our amazing South Pacific Cruise last year, when making Port on the Island of Mare. A Quaint Beach Bar…

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ST PETERSBURG CRUISE BEST EXCURSION – Retirement Travel Article

ST PETERSBURG CRUISE BEST EXCURSION St Petersburg Cruise  – Scandinavian Port of Call St Petersburg cruise is a crown jewel port of call of Scandinavian and Baltic cruises. Visiting the land of the Czars, Peter and Catherine the Great, Church of the Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral, City Highlights, and the Hermitage Museum. Visa Requirement A visa is required to enter Russia. We researched these requirements prior to our Scandinavian cruise. We discovered there are generally two…

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Australia For First Timers: The Guide | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Australia For First Timers: The Guide | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: October 16, 2019) The world’s smallest continent and the largest island, Australia is a traveler’s paradise. It is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic wildlife and a spectacular outdoor scenery including red-earthed national parks, scorching deserts, stunning beaches, picturesque rainforests and unique coral reefs. And despite Australia may not be the closest destination for most of us, it is definitely worthy to take a flight…

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A Quick Stop In The Orkney Islands Scotland – Retirement Travel Article

A Quick Stop In The Orkney Islands Scotland Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 A Quick Stop In The Orkney Islands After we visited Edinburgh, we headed to our second port in Scotland for a quick stop in the Orkney Islands. The ship docked in Kirkwall on the Mainland Island. This is the largest of about 70 that make up the Orkney Islands. As with many of the places we stopped on our cruise of the Nordic countries, the Orkney Islands…

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Yurt, sweet yurt – a camping adventure – Retirement Travel Article

Yurt, sweet yurt – a camping adventure Our camping experiences date to Girl Scouts and, for me, a few miserable outings in high school. That was quite awhile ago. But we thought trying again might be an antidote to my desire for a small RV. The two-night outing to Trap Pond State Park near Laurel, Delaware, was only about 25 miles from our house. We would not starve. We could try out some of the delights of camping, such as…

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