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Bhopal and the Crafts of Central India – Retirement Travel Article

Bhopal and the Crafts of Central India The crafts of India, like this handloom fabric, rely on traditional, centuries-old motifs.Note: We visited India in December 2018. Our first stop was the large central state of Madhya Pradesh, where we enjoyed photo safari adventures before spending a few days in Bhopal. We later traveled to Delhi, Agra and the Taj Mahal, Khajuraho, and the Himalayas. Pour yourself a cup of chai, review our list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India,…

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Self-Guided Day Trip From Jerusalem to The Masada – Retirement Travel Article

Self-Guided Day Trip From Jerusalem to The Masada Roman Ruins at The MasadaWith a few days to spare at the end of our house sit in East Jerusalem, we decided to venture further afield. We had heard a lot about Masada, the ancient fortress on top of a high plateau overlooking the Dead Sea and we couldn’t wait to visit.Masada is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located about 90 minutes from Jerusalem. It makes for a great day trip or…

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Drive To Park City Utah For Fall Colours – Retirement Travel Article

Drive To Park City Utah For Fall Colours Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 So Glad To Catch The Fall Colour In Park City Utah We caught the first glimpse of fall colours in Utah when we did a drive around the Mt Nebo Scenic Loop. When we did a day trip from Salt Lake City with our local friends, we enjoyed the areas around Park City Utah for fall colours. Our friends shared some of their favourite spots with us…

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A Luxury Galapagos Cruise is an Amazing Lifetime Adventure – Retirement Travel Article

A Luxury Galapagos Cruise is an Amazing Lifetime Adventure Have you ever thought about taking a Galapagos cruise? Like probably many people, we have dreamed of visiting the Galapagos all our lives. We love nature and animals. Additionally, we had heard that the animals of the Galapagos have no fear of humans, so this increased our desire to visit. The Galapagos is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet and home to an incredible array of wildlife that…

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How To Visit Bethlehem and Why You Should Go! – Retirement Travel Article

How To Visit Bethlehem and Why You Should Go! We visited Bethlehem in late November for the lighting of the Christmas tree. I was hoping to sing O Little Town Of Bethlehem under the tree and feel all Christmassy. But unfortunately, the pre entertainment went on so long and the last bus left at 19:30, so we ended up missing seeing the lights being switched on. Although, admittedly, what we saw of the show was quite fun and exciting to see.Where Is…

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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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Competitours’ Mystery Travel: A Surprise Trip to Europe – Retirement Travel Article

Competitours’ Mystery Travel: A Surprise Trip to Europe View of Heidelberg, Germany, which may or may not be on this year’s itinerary.Note: This post, originally published in 2016, has been updated and expanded. It reflects current pricing and dates for 2020 adventures, noted below. An intriguing item came across our virtual desks not too long ago–a cool mystery travel idea that is available every summer. It takes all that pesky planning for your European summer holiday away, and stirs in…

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Things To Consider When Booking A Holiday | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Things To Consider When Booking A Holiday | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: February 17, 2020)Being able to travel around the world is a luxury, and whether you have a yearly holiday or it’s something you do on special occasions, it’s good to plan it carefully to ensure you get the most out of your trip away. The reason why is that not everyone can get the experience of seeing the world and therefore it’s a luxury to be able…

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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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A Visit To Sedona In October – Retirement Travel Article

A Visit To Sedona In October Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest1 Our First Visit To Sedona The next stop on our travels in Arizona was a visit to Sedona in October. When we planned our trip to Utah and Arizona, the stop after our stay in Page was going to be Flagstaff. But a little research convinced us that Sedona would be a better place to explore. And we were so glad we made this choice! The red rock valley…

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