Tag: Travel

8 Great Reasons Weight Gain Is Acceptable When You Travel

Here’s 8 great reasons right here.  But I don’t think this is what you were looking for.  So continue on. 1.  Haggis, Funny Fries & Chicken Paprikash You HAVE to sample the local food, and let’s be frank here–it’s not like you have a huge choice anyway. I am talking real honest to goodness comfort

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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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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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Quick-Fire Travel Tips: Boarding A Cruise Ship 

I never realized there was an ‘art’ to boarding a cruise ship.  Most ‘cruisers’ are veterans and know all the ins and outs of getting on board easily.  Here are 5 things I learned that would have been helpful to know before hand. 1. BRING CARRY ON Who knew carry-on would be the easy way

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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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How To Fall In Love With Edinburgh In 3 Days

Edinburgh was our first stop on our 2 week jaunt around Scotland. Even in the 3 days we were there, we absolutely fell in love with the city.  It’s so easy to do and here’s how: 1. Ask A Wee Question You definitely need to engage with the locals because they are some of the

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Snapchat Spectacles Hack: Changing Lenses

I promise this will be my last post about Snapchat for awhile especially since we leave for Scotland, London and NYC in 5 days . Snapchat Spectacles  are finally available online so I ordered a pair 3 weeks ago hoping to get them before my trip. Well, they finally arrived!   You can read all about what

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