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Walking Tours: Tips for Nature Hikes, City Walks, and Travel on Foot – Retirement Travel Article

Walking Tours: Tips for Nature Hikes, City Walks, and Travel on Foot Walking allows us to see all sorts of little details, like this hobbit home, tiny libraries, and fragrant flower petals.If there’s one thing we enjoy (besides eating, of course) no matter where we are on Earth, it’s going out for a walk. Even days sequestered during the coronavirus pandemic are peppered with outings on foot. We go to regional parks for nature hikes; our city walks lead us…

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Visiting Auschwitz – What You Need To Know Beforehand – Retirement Travel Article

Visiting Auschwitz – What You Need To Know Beforehand A Brief History Of AuschwitzAuschwitz II – BirkenauAuschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration and death camps, opened in 1940. It began as a detention centre for political prisoners. However, the base soon evolved into a network of centres where Jewish people and other enemies of the Nazi state were used as slave labour or exterminated, often in gas chambers.Some of the prisoners were also subjected to barbaric medical experiments led…

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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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Day Trip Touring The Wieliczka Salt Mine Near Krakow – Retirement Travel Article

Day Trip Touring The Wieliczka Salt Mine Near Krakow The Entrance To The Wieliczka Salt MineBeing so close to Krakow, the Wieliczka Salt Mine, a.k.a the Krakow Salt Mine (probably because that’s easier to say and remember), makes for a great side trip from the city. It’s one of the world’s oldest salt mines – established in the 13th century and was still in operation until 2007. At one point in the salt mine’s history, it produced one-third of Poland’s…

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Our Best Gear for Cycling – Retirement Travel Article

Our Best Gear for Cycling If you’re going to do some long distance cycling like we’ve done, pick the right gear to make it as comfortable as possible.This post was updated in May 2020, from an article originally published in 2018. While air travel is largely suspended and we continue to stay close to home, taking walks and riding bikes allow us to get out of the house and into a traveler’s state of mind. Even a short outing can…

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Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa – Review Post Last Modified – May 17, 2020 A Review Of Our Stay At The Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa by Marriott If your travel plans include a trip to Victoria, British Columbia then be sure to check out the beautiful Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa. This Resort is ideally located in the heart of the city. It’s within easy walking distance to the beautiful inner harbour and…

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The Alder Bay Resort In Port McNeill BC – Retirement Travel Article

The Alder Bay Resort In Port McNeill BC Post Last Modified – May 13, 2020 Alder Bay Resort RV Park in Port McNeill British Columbia For those of you traveling to Vancouver Island and heading to the northern section, then you simply must make a point of camping at Alder Bay Resort. Situated in the north of the island between the communities of Telegraph Cove to the south and Port McNeill to the north, lies one of the most picturesque…

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The Inspiration of Still We Rise – Retirement Travel Article

The Inspiration of Still We Rise Still We Rise. It should come as no surprise that I am an avid reader. My problem is when I start a good book, I have a tendency to tune out the world until said book is completed. I did just that with the international bestseller, Maude. I started reading and didn’t put it down until it was finished. On occasion, I’ve written a book review or two which I’ve shared here with our…

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Princess Cruise Line Cruise Vacations [Exploring] – Retirement Travel Article

Princess Cruise Line Cruise Vacations [Exploring] Post Last Modified – May 03, 2020 Planning Princess Cruise Line Cruise Vacations There’s no better time than now to experience a Princess Cruise Line Vacation. Princess is rated among the best Cruise Lines in the world, and for very good reason! Have you been thinking about taking that long awaited cruise vacation? Are you like me and always keeping a sharp eye out for finding all inclusive cruise deals out there? Well look…

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Things To Do In Krakow, Poland – Retirement Travel Article

Things To Do In Krakow, Poland With so much to see and do in Krakow, Jonathan and I fell very quickly in love with this city. It was one of those cities that if it had a better climate and was closer to the ocean, we would have moved there in a heartbeat. The city of Krakow offers beautiful architecture, incredible food, and was fun to explore – everything we love. But, although we won’t be moving there or anywhere…

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