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An Visit to the Exceptional Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires!

An Visit to the Exceptional Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires!

Cemeteries are not usually on my “to visit” list, but there are exceptions, and Recoleta Cemetery is one. Arlington Cemetery, Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, some of the cemeteries in New Orleans (which I truthfully have never visited) are a few of them. The Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is definitely an exception, and if you […]

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Day 5 with the Weddell Seals and Awesome Humpback Whales!

Day 5 with the Weddell Seals and Awesome Humpback Whales!

Part Two: Antarctica is amazing in so many different ways Weddell Seals and Awesome Humpback Whales  are a part of it. The trip felt breathlessly exciting…just going to Antarctica is a mind adventure in and of itself. The seventh continent for me, the mysterious White Continent! Seeing animals, is for me, the most incredible part […]

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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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See What Sunset Looks Like in Antarctica

See What Sunset Looks Like in Antarctica

I found the sunsets of Antarctic summer wondrous. Seeing the sun set behind the icebergs was surreal. These photos were taken at 1130 pm, and even when the sun sank, the light remained. The sun actually rises just a couple of hours after it sets. My roommate and I slept with the drapes open because we […]

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Enjoy Ft Myers Florida and the PinkShell Beach Resort!

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Enjoy Ft Myers Florida and the PinkShell Beach Resort!

Ft Myers is not a new destination for me. I have an aunt and uncle who live there, and we’ve been visiting for over 20 years. I’ve taken my children, met up with my cousins, and spent many days hanging out with family. I had never stayed on the beach, though, and this time I […]

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It Snows in Naples Florida every Christmas Season!

It Snows in Naples Florida every Christmas Season!

I recently paid a visit to Naples, FL to see a friend of mine from Junior High, back in Ohio! Juetta West spends her winters in Naples as her fashion company has a storefront there. Turn It On by Juetta West is right on 3rd Street South, which is the heart and soul of Naples. Having spent […]

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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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All Rounders: the Best Cruises for the Whole Family!

Filed in Baby Boomers, Empty Nesters, Guest Blog, Travel by on November 21, 2016 10 Comments
All Rounders: the Best Cruises for the Whole Family!

When going on a holiday with different generations of your family it can be hard to find a one size fits all destination. Young children want exciting thrills and spills, teenagers love activities and opportunities to escape their parents by making new friends, parents want a little bit of relaxation time and the older generation […]

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The Star of this week’s Fab Photos Friday is Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

The Star of this week’s Fab Photos Friday is Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the most beautiful towns in the country. Randy and I stayed in a cottage near the Carmel River State Park and Carmel Beach, with a view of Mission Ranch through the wetlands. Every day was stunning, I will let you judge for yourself!    

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Perfect Holiday Destinations for a mix of Luxury and Adventure

Perfect Holiday Destinations for a mix of Luxury and Adventure

Adventure holidays don’t have to mean uncomfortable sleeper trains, budget meals and backpacking for days on end. With a company like Exsus you can enjoy an exotic adventure with all of the luxuries you’d expect from a family holiday, too. Getting the balance between thrill seeking and relaxation can be tough but with these incredible […]

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