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An Amazing Stop At The Giant’s Causeway – Retirement Travel Article

An Amazing Stop At The Giant’s Causeway Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 A Great Day In North Ireland With A Stop At The Giant’s Causeway On our cruise through the Nordic countries, we were excited to get a small taste test of Ireland from north to south. We started in Londonderry, Northern Ireland with a stop at the the Giant’s Causeway. Fact and fiction kept us entertained as we travelled through this iconic spot. A Little About The Giant’s Causeway…

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The 9 Absolutely Best Things to do in Salt Lake City – Retirement Travel Article

The 9 Absolutely Best Things to do in Salt Lake City Salt Lake City is a vibrant, tidy city sitting in the shadow of the Wasatch and Oquirrh Mountains. In addition, it is the capital of Utah, but for a capital city, it is not congested. There are so many things to do in Salt Lake City that it is a perfect destination for a weekend with friends, a girls getaway, or as a couples retreat. Surprisingly, there were two…

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Playing Twenty Questions: Life as Expats, Life as Travelers, Life in Lagos, Portugal – Part Two – Retirement Travel Article

Playing Twenty Questions: Life as Expats, Life as Travelers, Life in Lagos, Portugal – Part Two   There’s no getting around it: writing a blog is work. It takes time.  It takes discipline. It takes waiting around for a brilliant insight to hit you or an inspiring thought (a very rare event) and slogging ahead anyway when your muse is silent. However, the effort is well worth it when we hit the ‘publish’ button and add another page to our…

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Of Harriet Tubman and great blue herons – simply retired – Retirement Travel Article

Of Harriet Tubman and great blue herons – simply retired Maybe not everyone thinks of pairing bird-watching with African-American history. Well, we do. And near Cambridge, Maryland, you can do just that. We recently spent a spring day visiting the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in rural Dorchester County, Md., followed by a drive through Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. The trip was about 60 miles from our home in Sussex County, Delaware, on two-lane roads past farm fields,…

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My Latest, Scariest Journey | Retirednomad’s Blog – Retirement Travel Article

My Latest, Scariest Journey | Retirednomad’s Blog Hello again, dear faithful reader, Thank  you for hanging in with me.  It’s been a long time (nearly 5 months) since I’ve last communicated.  However, I have a (sorta) excuse for part of my absence:  I just completed the scariest journey of my life. As usual, I wasn’t scared beforehand, but there were plentiful episodes of sheer panic in the “during.” It has now been 9 weeks since this journey began, i.e. 9 weeks…

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Strick’s Retirement: Baker City, Oregon – Retirement Travel Article

Strick’s Retirement: Baker City, Oregon Two major things we did while in Baker City, Oregon. One, the Baker City Heritage Museum and Two, the Sumpter Valley Dredge. I know…doesn’t sound that exciting huh? Not like THE GRAND CANYON. But, we love museums….so much history, and the Dredge turned out to be a pretty cool site. Plus, the 30 mile road leading up to it through the mountains and pine trees was gorgeous. Cedar WaxwingLake Phillip…a man made lake that backs…

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Here’s Why You Should Visit Frederick, MD – Retirement Travel Article

Here’s Why You Should Visit Frederick, MD Once upon a time we thought we wanted to live in the country, in Frederick, MD to be precise.  We bought a sweet little brick house that just happened to sit in the middle of five acres of pretty pasture grass.  Fast forward 2 1/2 years and we sold the house and bought one way tickets to Europe.  As much as we loved the small city of Frederick and our little brick house,…

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Inn On Capelin Bay B&B – Review – Retirement Travel Article

Inn On Capelin Bay B&B – Review The Inn On Capelin Bay Bed & Breakfast In Newfoundland Perhaps one of the most memorable times of our Cross Canada travels was a wonderful stay at the Inn On Capelin Bay Bed & Breakfast. Situated in the Province of Newfoundland and just 1 hours drive south from the City of St. John’s, is the tiny and very picturesque Calvert Bay. A beautiful Bed & Breakfast on the Southern Shores of Newfoundland. Inn…

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Australia For First Timers: The Guide | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Australia For First Timers: The Guide | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: October 16, 2019) The world’s smallest continent and the largest island, Australia is a traveler’s paradise. It is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic wildlife and a spectacular outdoor scenery including red-earthed national parks, scorching deserts, stunning beaches, picturesque rainforests and unique coral reefs. And despite Australia may not be the closest destination for most of us, it is definitely worthy to take a flight…

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