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Finally! Heading to Idaho – Retirement Travel Article

Finally! Heading to Idaho February 28, 2019 We were so excited to get on the road, we both woke up around 3:15….that’s AM ! After trying to go back to sleep, we decided to get up. We were due to get up at 4 anyway for an early start. …got last minute stuff packed away and all the outside doors closed and locked..quietly as possible. Started up the coach around 5 and left the park to hook up the truck…

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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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What To Do In Skopje, Macedonia, The Capital of Kitsch – Retirement Travel Article

What To Do In Skopje, Macedonia, The Capital of Kitsch Skopje, Macedonia was a very last-minute getaway for us. As our lovely dog sitters Neil and Orla, were staying at our home for an extra week after we returned from Slovenia, we decided to sneak in another trip away. Well, my dog loves them and hey, never turn down an opportunity for an adventure.Alexander the Great with his MumSo after a quick search online for a short and inexpensive flight,…

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Slovenian Food and Wine Is Amazing! Here is What To Try – Retirement Travel Article

Slovenian Food and Wine Is Amazing! Here is What To Try There were so many highlights during our week in Slovenia. But one thing that consistently stood out was the food – oh, and the wine too, and the cakes!We had no idea how good Slovenian food and wine was going to be and were very pleasantly surprised. We love trying out local food whenever we travel, and it was great having local guide Mateja from https://mateja-travel.com introducing us to new dishes.Several…

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Boot Sales, Hippie Markets and Chinese Stores – Retirement Travel Article

Boot Sales, Hippie Markets and Chinese Stores cliffs by Porto de Mos, Lagos It’s been a ‘staycation’ kind of summer for us here in Lagos, Portugal, with lots of friends stopping by and making use of our guest room (if you want your friends and family to visit, just move to Portugal!) and day trips here and there.  We’ve met several new friends who have contacted us through the blog and are checking out both Portugal and the Algarve to…

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Trekking in Nepal | Retirednomad’s Blog – Retirement Travel Article

Trekking in Nepal | Retirednomad’s Blog I LOVED my trek.  That’s the bottom line – from someone who does NOT like to hike.  I am also 68 and have current serious back pain (pinched nerve) and recently had serious (as in not being able to walk) knee problems. Now, back in Pokhara, the location from which my 5 day/4 night Poon Hill Trek began, I want to share what it was like.  It was such a surprise, not at all…

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Departure from Asia | Retirednomad’s Blog – Retirement Travel Article

Departure from Asia | Retirednomad’s Blog Dear Blog Followers,   As I was recently reminded by a stalwart blog follower, I have not posted since last March 27 when I was in Nepal. That’s more than 5 months! What’s happened since:   I have been just fine! Well, except for the same old same old pinched nerve which resulted in my indulging in painkillers while trekking in Nepal. However, treatments have occurred (successful at first, then unsuccessful) and more and…

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BEST SCANDINAVIAN CRUISE – Passage For Two – Retirement Travel Article

BEST SCANDINAVIAN CRUISE – Passage For Two Best Scandinavian Cruise – Baltic Ocean With Viking blood in our veins we knew we needed to take the best Scandinavian Cruise to satisfy our adventurous spirit. Planning a year-long round-the-world Adventure of a Lifetime journey had to include visiting Scandinavia and the Viking Homelands. The Baltic Ocean is bordered by Denmark, Sweden and Finland on the North and Germany on the South. Of special interest is Saint Petersburg Russia on the East.…

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