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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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Top Things To Do in Jerusalem – Retirement Travel Article

Top Things To Do in Jerusalem Admittedly, we were a little bit hesitant at first about visiting Jerusalem. Despite knowing there were so many fascinating things to see and do in Jerusalem, we believe that spending travel money is, in a way, like voting, and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict had us both conflicted.So, although we both really wanted to see Jerusalem, we just didn’t want our dollars being mixed into this ugly situation. But then we got the opportunity to…

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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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Top Things to Do in Heidelberg | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Top Things to Do in Heidelberg | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: January 30, 2020)Heidelberg – A German Gem Heidelberg, a popular destination in Germany, gets 12 million visitors each year. Consult our list of top things to do in Heidelberg for inspiration!Photo CreditHeidelberg is one of Germany’s famous baroque cities. Surrounded by lush forest and bisected by the Neckar river, Heidelberg is a rich piece of German history that was settled as early as 300AD! It’s no surprise that…

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Things We Love And Hate About Hotels – Retirement Travel Article

Things We Love And Hate About Hotels Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 Many Chances To Experience What We Love And Hate About Hotels We spent 175 nights away from home in 2019. There were 136 nights in hotels and another 39 nights cruising. Our nights away from home were spent across all levels of accommodations. So we had a lot of experiences that informed the list of things we love and hate about hotels. It was always great when hotels…

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Strick’s Retirement: Viva Las Vegas ! – Retirement Travel Article

Strick’s Retirement: Viva Las Vegas ! Okay, quiz time: Who sang the song, “Viva, Las Vegas”? Answer at the bottom.We had specific goals to do and see in Vegas.  I used to work for an engineering company and they sent me there many, many times to support their local work and to win new work. So, we’ve been there over 50 times but not for at least 5 years.Goals:One buffet a day !WICKED SPOON in the Cosmopolitan Some of the…

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Visiting Dachau Concentration Camp – LifePart2.com – Retirement Travel Article

Visiting Dachau Concentration Camp – LifePart2.com Gates at the Entrance at Dachau Concentration Camp MemorialPreface by Jonathan: During our visit to Munich we decided to visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. We feel that one of the most important purposes to travel is to educate yourself and bear witness to history.Seeing places of state-sponsored genocide as the S21 Prison (formerly Chao Ponhea Yat High School) and the Killing Fields in the suburbs of Phnom Penh, Cambodia serve as a reminder…

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Discover and Enjoy all That is the Best of Santa Rosa Wine – Retirement Travel Article

Discover and Enjoy all That is the Best of Santa Rosa Wine Drive less than an hour north from San Francisco, and you will reach Santa Rosa. Our California road trip took us from Mendocino to Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa is an energetic city with a lively downtown, historic attractions, green parks, and great restaurants. Also, the area directly surrounding Santa Rosa is a stunningly beautiful even after the fires of recent years. To make things even better, Santa Rosa…

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5 Reasons Why You Needn’t Leave America For The Vacation Of A Lifetime | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

5 Reasons Why You Needn’t Leave America For The Vacation Of A Lifetime | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: January 4, 2020)Image by Angelique Johnson from PixabayWhether it’s a family holiday, a trip with friends, or solo adventure, vacations are sure to provide moments you’ll cherish forever. While there are many issues to consider, the choice of destination will have a huge impact on your enjoyment. Trips to Europe, South America, and Asia have grown in popularity. But you can…

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