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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People: December 6 2015 to December 12 2015

DateDecember 07, 2015

This is a great time of year to check out some of the distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Because bourbon's popularity is at an all time high, there's a special buzz around the places that produce more bourbon whiskey than anywhere else in the world. Add the festive atmosphere of the holiday season, the distilleries become a very special place to visit. Most of the Bourbon Trail distilleries have recently upgraded and expanded their visitors centers to give guest a more complete picture of how bourbon gets made, and the tours of the facilities are great this time of year too.If Louisville is your base of operation, the new Evan Wil

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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People: November 29 2015 to December 5 2015

DateNovember 30, 2015

Since the Baby Boomers (people aged 50 and over) are either retired or approaching retirement, travel has grown exponentially over the past two decades. With a struggling economy, people find it difficult to plan long vacations without compromising their household budgets. Below is a list of five of the most popular travel destinations for Baby Boomers during the holiday season.Cruising the CaribbeanNot only is taking a cruise to the Caribbean in the cold months a great way to have fun in the sun, but is also a huge savings on fees and accommodations. Major carriers like Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and Holland America offer discounts as high

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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People: November 22 2015 to November 28 2015

DateNovember 23, 2015

Thailand attracts as many as 30 million tourists per year. While cities like Bangkok and Pattaya are quite crowded and noisy, there are plenty of quiet places for those 50-years-old and over looking for serenity and relaxation in the year-round tropical climate.Thailand is also an inexpensive place to visit. In recent months, with the rise of an American dollar, it has become even cheaper to stay in this Southeast Asian country. The same applies to other locations in the region. Below is a list of several relaxing places to consider.Chiang Mai, northern ThailandFor those interested in the north of the country, Chiang Mai is a location to choo

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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People: November 8 2015 to November 14 2015

DateNovember 13, 2015

Our weekly travel review for November 8 2015 to November 14 2015 contains travel ideas in the US and abroad for people who are 50 years old or more.

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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People : 6th to 13th-Nov-2015

DateNovember 06, 2015

One of the great benefits of reaching the 50 and over age bracket is that there is usually more time for enjoyable hobbies like traveling. Taking trips near home and abroad introduces travelers to new cultural experiences, unique geography and brag worthy adventures. Here are some journeys that will have one checking schedules, searching for passports and brushing up on foreign language skills. #1 European Castle River Cruise Most people love the all inclusive nature of cruises, but many seniors have found that they have outgrown the options offered by the larger cruise lines that often cater to families or party prone youths. River crui

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50+ Travels

DateOctober 30, 2015

This time of year, the weather can trend toward the unpredictable - but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of diverse and interesting destinations out there just waiting to be experienced. As an added bonus, this time of year those destinations tend to be less crowded than they were back in the summer.The SmithsonianWith those summer crowds gone, it's a great time to take in a true American treasure. In addition to its permanent collection, the National Gallery of Art has some great visiting exhibitions. Vermeer's "Woman in Blue Reading a Letter" is on loan from Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum until December 1. An intriguing exhibition feature

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Travel Review: Outer Banks, NC

DateOctober 22, 2015

IntroductionAnyone who is over the age of 50 wants to travel to places that are both calm and fun. Few places in the United States meet this description like the Outer Banks, NC. There are many different events for people to enjoy in this area. In addition, the local food is great for those who enjoy seafood. Anyone who is interested in traveling to this area should read the list of things to enjoy below. Here are several reasons why this is such a great travel destination.Beautiful BeachesThe beaches in this area are beautiful and clean. The local residents take a lot of pride in keeping the appearance of their beach up during the heavy seas

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Senior Vacations You Can't Miss

DateOctober 15, 2015

For some people, traveling is a way of life. What's the fun of living if you're not traveling? Of course, there's travel ideas for everyone, but men and women ages 50 and above may have the best opportunities for traveling.One of the most popular vacation destinations for people of all ages--but especially seniors--is a cruise. Laid back, fun, and all-inclusive, there's no going wrong on a cruise. For people who love to explore the quaint, charming little towns and live for the 24-hour access to food, try a cruise. These luxury ocean liners travel almost everywhere, giving you an opportunity to explore the entire world on a cruise ship alone.

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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People : 8th-to-15th-Oct-2015

DateOctober 08, 2015

"Young at heart" but more mature in years people still in good health and able to explore various vacation travel suggestions are open to both traditional and unusual recommendations. There are a multitude of possibilities that are extra friendly and accommodating to that age group, and it is just a matter of discovering that the experiences exist. A definite “perk” is that there are many special budget offers that seniors can choose from.Take a CruiseThere are many companies such as the well-advertised Viking River Cruises with that sail from one day to a month or more and “go down a lazy river” such as the beautiful Danube, Europe

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Weekly Travel Review for 50+ People : 10th-to-17th-Aug-2015

DateAugust 10, 2015

People 50 years of age of more consider traveling to be one of the most important aspects of life these days. Traveling was viewed as a luxury for this age group generations ago. But today's boomers believe that traveling is a key aspect of personal relaxation and comfort as well as a well-rounded life. If you're over 50, consider these travel ideas for your next trip. 1. Alaskan CruiseAn Alaskan cruise is something plenty of people would like to do. You can take your entire family in this relaxing getaway. An Alaskan cruise offers untouched natural beauty and breathtaking scenery from all angles. Most people have nothing but great things to

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