10 Unusual Things To Do In The Highlands and Islands of Scotland

“The Highlands really is the Scotland of your imagination. It’s an amazing concoction of culture, history, architecture and unparalleled scenery. Think big skies, mind-blowing landscapes, superb food and hospitable people – it really   doesn’t get any better if you want to escape and unwind. Unpredictable. Untameable. Unbelievable. Top that!”  Visit Scotland Of course there

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5 Magical Places To Visit In Orkney

Whenever we return home from a trip without a doubt we will get asked the question, “What was your favorite part of _____________(fill in the blank)?” Orkney has made the top of my list of favorites.  The island is absolutely captivating and so steeped in archeological history it’s almost unreal. 1.  Ring of Brodgar I

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Characters Of The Fringe

“Welcome to the Alliance of Defiance”.  For three weeks in August Edinburgh Festival Fringe opens the doors, streets and alleyways of an entire city to an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. The Fringe is a truly open access festival where in the spirit of the original eight, no one is denied entry,

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Why We Fly Norwegian Air Premium Class To Europe

Retirement without fear, also means living a stress free life. Norwegian Premium Class is an affordable and comfortable way to fly to Europe. You can enjoy your flight without breaking the bank!

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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