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The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women – Retirement Travel Article

The Four Best Travel Shoes for Women For traipsing across airports or hiking mountain trails, these are my go-to shoes of the moment.This is a December 2019 update of a post originally published in 2016. My outlook on the best travel shoes for women was defined early on. My mother regularly reminded my sister and me not to skimp on shoes; cheap shoes would hurt and not last, she warned us. She also told us that shoes would last longer…

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Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season – Retirement Travel Article

Cruise From Long Beach In The Holiday Season Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pinterest0 We Started Our California Cruise In Long Beach We headed south to cruise from Long Beach in the holiday season. It was a short 7 day cruise along the California coast. With one stop south in sunny and hot Mexico. When we planned our California cruise, we debated a few options on where to stay when we arrived. On previous visits to Los Angeles we stayed out…

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The Year in Photos 2019 – Retirement Travel Article

The Year in Photos 2019 Backstreet Cultural Center in Treme, New OrleansWhether our trips are long or short, we all try to preserve our travel memories with photos. It’s not uncommon for us to search through our photo libraries just to figure out when we traveled where. No matter how much we take notes and post stories, it’s our photography that shows us, indisputably, where we were last February (Vietnam), or in February 2012 (Vietnam). This last week of December, we’re…

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17 Simple Professional Tips for Easy Travel Hair Care – Retirement Travel Article

17 Simple Professional Tips for Easy Travel Hair Care Traveling means self-discovery, sight-seeing and a break from reality, but your hair still needs some love! Read on to discover how the pros tackle easy travel hair care. Jet-setting to exotic locations is the perfect pick-me-up. Whether it’s sandy beaches, jaw-dropping mountain scenery or sightseeing in exciting cities, you deserve a break. With that in mind so does your hair, and going on vacation isn’t necessarily a break for your locks…

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Things To Do In Lake Bled When You Visit Slovenia – Retirement Travel Article

Things To Do In Lake Bled When You Visit Slovenia The Church On Bled IslandThere are several great things to do in Lake Bled. It’s a destination that had been on both our bucket lists for a very long time. And we are delighted to say we weren’t disappointed. The setting is even more picturesque in real life.Located on the edge of the Triglav National Park, Lake Bled with its crystal clear waters, a tiny island, mountainous backdrop, and castle…

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Waterfalls, Taconite pebbles and morning pies – Retirement Travel Article

Waterfalls, Taconite pebbles and morning pies The North Shore drive in Minnesota is supposed to be one of the best drives to take soooo….we decided to try it out.The line in blue is the North Shore route we took…about 140 miles. We got up early in order to get to the Rustic Inn at 8am when they opened as it was a Saturday during Memorial Day weekend. Boy are we glad we did! We were first in the restaurant, followed…

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The Best of The Christmas Season – Retirement Travel Article

The Best of The Christmas Season Each year for the past several years I’ve published a list of Christmas quotes; a list of inspiration if you will. It’s no surprise that I think the past couple of years, in particular, have found many of us in need of a little extra dose of holiday inspiration; something to help us find joy in the moment while we hold on to hope for the future. Maybe some sort of Christmas miracle?  Or,…

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Have the Best Time with This 36 Hours San Francisco Itinerary – Retirement Travel Article

Have the Best Time with This 36 Hours San Francisco Itinerary San Francisco is a popular tourist destination. It is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic architecture, the Golden Gate Bridge, and cable cars. What time of year is the best time to visit San Francisco? I’ll get to that in a few minutes, but first, we have put together a great 36 hour San Francisco Itinerary for you. Golden Gate BridgeA Winery You Can Visit…

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A Walk Across Prague’s Charles Bridge, Three Towers and Thirty Statues – Retirement Travel Article

A Walk Across Prague’s Charles Bridge, Three Towers and Thirty Statues   It took us three tries to make it all the way across the Charles Bridge but, like they say, “The third time’s the charm.”  Following a leisurely river boat tour that introduced us to the city of Prague on both sides of the river Vltava, we joined the throngs of tourists and passed through the Old Town Bridge Tower to walk a short distance onto the bridge. The…

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Strick’s Retirement: World’s Largest Truck Stop – Retirement Travel Article

Strick’s Retirement: World’s Largest Truck Stop ANOTHER place we’ve (well, mostly me) have wanted to visit for years….the Iowa 80 Truck Stop west of Davenport, Iowa near the Mississippi River. Here’s the opening paragraph from their website: A place where people want to stop. On the eastern edge of Iowa, not far from the Mississippi River, adjacent to the small town of Walcott, you’ll find a place like no other in the world. The Iowa 80 Truckstop, now the World’s…

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Authors and Books that Inspire Travel: A Bookworm’s Guide | Passing Thru – Retirement Travel Article

Authors and Books that Inspire Travel: A Bookworm’s Guide | Passing Thru (Last Updated On: November 16, 2019)We keep a running list of the books that inspire travel for ourselves. Hopefully, you’ll see some old favorites and some new books to try!What do you do to inspire travel for yourself? Much of the time, our travel inspiration comes in the pages of a book. We eagerly await new titles from our favorite authors, and we’re always on the lookout for…

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