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A Remarkable Trip to Austin and a stay in a Haunted Hotel!

A Remarkable Trip to Austin and a stay in a Haunted Hotel!

A guest post from one of my #4Travel Chicas, and an example to all adventurous women, Suzanne Stavert is a California luxury travel blogger visiting Austin, Texas! She’s also a foodie blogger, as you will see! You will want to follow her fun and adventurous blog, Adventures with Empty Nesters. Fun times on our trip to […]

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A Whirlwind Week with #4TravelChicasinCozumel Part One

A Whirlwind Week with #4TravelChicasinCozumel Part One

#4TravelChicasinCozumel! Yes, indeed, that is our hashtag! Four travel bloggers who met online 3 years ago and who have formed a blog consortium of sorts, 4 Times the Fun, and 4 times the audience! with Adventures of Empty Nesters (Suzanne Stavert from Pasadena, CA), Travel with Sara (Sara Broers from Mason City, IO), Wherever I […]

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Light Up Your Life Special for the Holidays in St Augustine – FREE!  

Filed in Boomer, Empty Nesters, Giveaways!, Midlife, Travel by on October 17, 2017 18 Comments
Light Up Your Life Special for the Holidays in St Augustine – FREE!  

Celebrate the holiday season with our FREE “Light Up Your Life” Gift. All guests who stay at St. Francis Inn or Casa de Suenos for two consecutive weeknights (Sunday thru Thursday) from November 20, 2017 to January 31, 2018* will enjoy more than two million tiny white lights sparkling throughout the ancient streets, historic buildings, […]

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Why You Should Experience a Weekend in Wonderful Whistler, Canada!

Why You Should Experience a Weekend in Wonderful Whistler, Canada!

Guest Post by Emma Grant Whatever the time of year, there’s always something interesting to do in Wonderful Whistler. During the winter, Canadians head to the slopes for skiing and snowboarding. The same ones come back again later in the year when the weather picks up for hiking, mountain biking, and relaxing. If you like […]

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Here is your Chance to see the exhibit “Dressing Downton” in St Augustine Florida! Free!

Here is your Chance to see the exhibit “Dressing Downton” in St Augustine Florida! Free!

Here is your chance to see the museum exhibit, “Dressing Downton” at the Lightner Museum when staying at the St Francis Inn or Casa de Suenos in St Augustine, Florida this holiday season! I have stayed at Casa de Suenos and toured St Augustine, and I can tell you it is a beautiful, historical city […]

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Foto Friday presents Views of the Fabulous Texas Hill Country!

Filed in Travel by on May 12, 2017 6 Comments
Foto Friday presents Views of the Fabulous Texas Hill Country!

Texans love the Hill Country! For non-Texans, the diversity of Texas scenery may come as a surprise. From prairie to mountains to coast to piney woods to desert, Texas landscape changes are frequent. The Hill Country encompasses Austin and San Antonio, Kerrville and Fredericksburg, San Marcos and New Braunfels. I have been to the region, driving […]

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Hamilton Pool in Texas is a great place to visit for Empty Nesters!

Hamilton Pool in Texas is a great place to visit for Empty Nesters!

Texas Hill Country is for Empty Nesters! Taking a hike around Hamilton Pool in the Hill Country is fun, and easy! Hamilton Pool is an historic swimming hole, about an hour outside of Austin.  Hamilton Creek empties into the Pedernales River, spilling over limestone outcroppings to create a 50 foot waterfall. In Mexico, this would be known […]

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Day 6 in Antarctica and Incredible Sightings of Orcas!

Day 6 in Antarctica and Incredible Sightings of Orcas!

In Antarctica there were incredible sightings of Orcas! Have you ever seen an Orca? I’m not talking about the poor captives of Sea World and other marine parks, but killer whales in the wild. I had seen Orcas off in the distance, but in Antarctica I had a bird’s eye view! We sighted Orcas a few times, but […]

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An Amazing Woman Plunging into 50 in Antarctica!

An Amazing Woman Plunging into 50 in Antarctica!

Guest Post by Christine Heenan, Clarendon Group Inc. I met Christine on my trip to Antarctica in January 2017, and she certainly fits the description of an Amazing Woman! A Communications and Public Relations Expert who has worked in the White House, at Harvard University, is a Huffington Post Contributor, and an adviser to the Gates […]

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The Scenic 17 Mile Drive along the California Coast

The Scenic 17 Mile Drive along the California Coast

On our recent trip to Carmel-by-the-Sea, we were delighted to find that we were only a mile from the Scenic 17 Mile Drive which winds through the Pebble Beach area. It truly is a magnificent drive, especially along the coast. We did the drive thrice, and had very different experiences each time. The first time […]

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