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Why You Should Catch a Flight to Myrtle Beach

In Myrtle Beach, the beach takes center stage We’d never considered a getaway to Myrtle Beach until we heard there were new, non-stop flights from Minneapolis/St. Paul to this South Carolina destination by [...]

Single Trip Travel Insurance Appeals to All Ages

Spontaneous yoga in Colorado might be wiser with travel insurance. This series on global travel insurance is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance, our provider. But we’ve selected the topics and we’re writing from [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:10:23+00:00 May 13, 2018|Categories: Travel Tips|Tags: |1 Comment

Finding Your Rhythm on the Camino de Santiago

How is it that the Camino de Santiago across Spain still captures the individual imagination with some of the hardships and rewards of a wilderness experience, even in the midst of a populated area?

By | 2018-05-16T09:34:21+00:00 May 4, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Camino de Santiago, Europe, Spain|17 Comments

Our Favorite Swedish Foods and Restaurants

Reward at the top of Åre Mountain in Jämtland: waffle with cloudberry jam. Swedish foods and restaurants were not foremost on our minds when we booked our trip to Sweden. Our purpose was [...]

By | 2018-05-02T12:40:07+00:00 April 29, 2018|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Sweden|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

Podcast Episode: European Bike Tour

Biketours.com's Jim Johnson describes the wonders of slow travel by bike. As we prepare for our bike tour in Italy, we’ve been catching up on expert opinions and industry news about touring by [...]

By | 2018-04-25T09:33:39+00:00 April 24, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Europe, Italy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Training for a Bike Tour in Italy, Kris and Tom Style

Training 101: Shovel bike out of the snow. This seems like a good day to talk about the extensive training Tom and I are factoring into our upcoming Italy bike tour. As you [...]

By | 2018-05-12T05:24:33+00:00 April 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, Italy, Packing Tips, Travel Tips|Tags: , |6 Comments

Annual Travel Insurance Plans Cover Multiple Trips

Miami to MSP along the Florida coast, on our way back from Cuba. Note: This is part of a series of posts we’re writing about travel insurance. Especially among seniors, travel insurance is [...]

By | 2018-05-14T12:20:18+00:00 March 24, 2018|Categories: Resources, Travel Tips|Tags: |8 Comments

When Your Car Falls Through the Ice

Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving. Freshwater diving in the summer gives way to salvaging vehicles that have fallen through the ice in the winter. Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your [...]

Planning Your First Europe Bike Tour

Photo by BikeTours.com The responses we get to our travels tell us a lot about what’s trending in the minds of senior travelers: what parts of the world they want to visit and [...]

By | 2018-05-12T01:22:56+00:00 February 27, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, France, Italy, Travel Tips|Tags: |17 Comments