Simply put – Japan is an amazing destination. From a strong cultural reverence for nature and order to the ultra high tech industry, Japan has a bit of everything, which can be a bit overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. Guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, is here to tell us all about her […]
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While we enjoy active travel of any sorts, we absolutely adore off-the-beaten path adventures in faraway lands. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and Laura from Wandercooks, are here to tell us all about their adventures biking through Japan on the beautiful Kibiji Trail. Japan is a complex and beautiful country that brings to mind both ancient […]
How comfortable are you when it comes to exploring a completely foreign city on your own? It seems that travelers are always divided on the issue of organized tours versus DIY exploration. However, both travel styles have their advantages and disadvantages and sometimes it just comes down to the individual destination. Today, My Itchy Travel […]
I’ve just returned from a two week adventure in Japan and I’m still trying to come to terms with everything we saw in this beautiful country. From the quiet chaos that is Tokyo to Kyoto’s 1,600 Buddhist temples, we found ourselves in a dizzying state of awed inspiration just about every single day. On most […]
Dancers welcome Regent Seven Seas Cruises to Sendai, Japan. The balcony of our cabin on Seven Seas Mariner was the perfect vantage point for taking it all in.
Although some parts of the world are still knee deep in snow, spring is definitely in the air in Europe. If you’re planning a European adventure this month or next, you’ll be delighted by the beautiful blossoms that are popping up almost everywhere! However, even though Europe is filled with endless things to do and […]
Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: We’ll be switching the Oregon beach for Montana’s mountains this weekend. It’s been a lovely month on the central coast but I’m ready for my view of the Bitterroot Mountains covered in snow—and writing in front […]
Experiencing nature and wildlife are two of the highlights of an Alaska cruise. While water tours are fun for exploring glaciers or whale watching, Alan and I enjoy hiking during a cruise to Alaska. Is Kodiak on your next Alaska cruise itinerary? Don’t miss hiking Kodiak Island on a shore excursion at Fort Abercrombie State […]
From Virginia to Louisiana and beyond, there is plenty to explore in the southern United States. But, if you’re looking to get into the fascinating and often heartbreaking history of the South, a boomer road trip through Plantation Country is a good way to go. Regular contributor Debi Lander, from ByLanderSea, is here to share […]
Canada is filled with beautiful cities that are packed with history, and culture, not to mention plenty of Canadian adventures for boomer travelers. Previously, we’ve told you about a Canadian wolf adventure, sailing Bras Do’r Lake and exploring Dawson City. Today, our guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, is taking us on a tour of one of the country’s […]