8 Reasons Why We Will Always Be Part-Time Travelers

  Next week, we embark on our longest trip to date–a  5 week trip around Europe. It’s 5 weeks and 7 countries. It’s exciting and nerve wracking at the same time. So, as we run around like chickens with our heads cut off tying up loose ends, it got me thinking about people that travel

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When Boomers Travel With Millennials: Lessons Learned

Usually when we travel, it’s just Mike and I.  It’s a pretty easy gig–1 suitcase, 1 backpack, a fanny pack , 2 meals,  drinks at 4 and itinerary planned.  I worry about him, he worries about me, simple as that. But like I said in my last post, “Retirement is for the FEARLESS, not the

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Retirement Tips To Make Your ’14’ Awesome

    “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears”   ~Les Brown, Motivational Speaker~   Attention: Baby Boomers, Empty Nesters, Retirees, or Millennial Planners!  How about a reality check?   If you retire at 65, and live to the average life expectancy of 79, you have roughly

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Chase Sapphire Reserve Credit Card: Trip Insurance 7 Ugly Truths

***UPDATE 6/15/17-  CHASE PAID OUR FULL CLAIM ! *** No one plans an emergency on vacation.  Unfortunately, it just happens.  It is one of the worst fears for travelers– becoming ill on a trip, or someone you love becomes ill and you have to rush home. So, when we applied for the Chase Sapphire Reserve

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10 Reasons Why Cruise Ships Are Not For Me

We just finished a 7 day cruise to Alaska and obviously from the title I didn’t love it.  Let me begin by saying Alaska was gorgeous! This is not about Alaska, this is about being aboard a cruise ship as a mode of transport to my destination.   Here’s why I wouldn’t do it again.

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8 Travel Blogger Poses You Should Try: Make Your Next Vacation Pics Fabulous!

“…..travel bloggers always have such artistic pictures. Besides, the awesome photography, many enliven their pics with imaginative poses. I think it gives the photos more character a joie de vivre quality. Try these 8 poses to make your vacation pictures better!”

Caledonian Sleeper Train: How To Get From Scotland to London in 12 Hours

Many times I wonder if I am taking the same train, driving the same roads, booking the same tours as everyone else–because what I read, and what really happens never seem to be the same experience.  Take for example this train, it should be called ‘sleepless’ train, not sleeper train.  Maybe my glasses are just

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Renting A Car And Driving In Scotland: Everything You Need To Know

Take a few guesses. Yep—- that’s exactly what we said. Try figuring those out when you’re driving on the left side of the road, with a hysterical wife going 50 miles/hr and 1000 cars lined up behind you. YES, LADIES AND GENTS WE  DECIDED TO RENT A CAR!! I’m here to tell you, it’s not

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