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Our Most Memorable Meals From Our Travels Around The World – Retirement Travel Article

Our Most Memorable Meals From Our Travels Around The World As we aren’t able to travel at the moment due to the Covid-19 pandemic, poor Jonathan is doing all the cooking. Believe me, he wouldn’t want me to cook – even our dog who eats complete rubbish straight off the street refuses my cooking. So for now, we find ourselves reminiscing about some of the more memorable meals we have experienced on our travels!We hope you enjoy our tales of…

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Five Reasons to Visit Grand Marais, Minnesota – Retirement Travel Article

Five Reasons to Visit Grand Marais, Minnesota All year round, the skies and water at Grand Marais MN put on a showGrand Marais, far up Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior, is often referred to as the gateway to the Gunflint Trail and Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or maybe as the last stop before Canada. Travelers mention passing through Grand Marais on their way to somewhere else. But stay two or three nights and you’ll understand why Grand Marais has…

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7 Ways In Which It Changes A Person – Retirement Travel Article

7 Ways In Which It Changes A Person Adventure travel is a beautiful way to transform ourselves into better people. Sometimes travel plans are well thought out, and sometimes they are unexpected. However, going to a new destination changes you if you plan it properly. Without some planning, you might end up just roaming and not a great experience. Here are seven ways you can travel correctly and how adventure travel can change you as a person. 1. Decide the…

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In My Backyard: Border Ranges National Park – Retirement Travel Article

In My Backyard: Border Ranges National Park During these crazy times I realise that it’s difficult to even think about travel. In particular overseas travel has been put on the back burner for the majority. Those with travel plans for 2020 have now had to cancel arrangements. My husband and I are currently trying to cancel our flight, cruise and accommodation bookings to Spain and Portugal in late August. We have all started to think about travel within our own…

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Affordable Family Holidays To Thailand – Retirement Travel Article

Affordable Family Holidays To Thailand Post Last Modified – April 20, 2020 Discover Amazing Family Holidays To Thailand Yes you can travel to and enjoy affordable family holidays to Thailand! With some careful planning we did just that and it was amazing!  Thailand is a unforgettable travel experience like no other to be found elsewhere in the world. The people of Thailand are among the friendliest I have ever come across in all my years of travel! The country has so…

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5 Reasons Why Traveling is the Best Thing That Can Happen in Life – Retirement Travel Article

5 Reasons Why Traveling is the Best Thing That Can Happen in Life Traveling is the greatest gift that you can give to yourself. The happiness of traveling to different places, embracing different cultures, meeting new people is beyond what words can express. And once you are back to your daily routine, all you want to do is fly again to a new destination. The feeling of packing the bags and boarding a plane is excitement at a different level.…

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A Traveler not Traveling: Guide to Sheltering at Home – Retirement Travel Article

A Traveler not Traveling: Guide to Sheltering at Home Portrait of Mlle. Hortense Valpinçon, c. 1871, by Edgar Degas. Oil on mattress ticking (making do with what’s on hand).Sheltering at home, ironically, can be a lot like traveling. As we enter full quarantine to stem the spread of Covid-19, I realize that several previous posts on Travel Past 50 relate to these conditions. Namely, we are practiced at preparedness, dealing with isolation/separation/tight quarters, conducting business online, maintaining connections remotely, and…

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Mr. Rogers: Look for the Helpers – Retirement Travel Article

Mr. Rogers: Look for the Helpers If ever the world needed Mr. Rogers, now is the time. We could use his sense of calm, sincerity and wisdom. The world seems to be caught in the antithesis of Mr. Rogers’ goodness. Pantry Talk As the weeks led up to our European adventure, we had let all of our food supplies dwindle so there would be little left in the fridge and pantry. Once we cancelled our trip (about 10 days before…

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