Man o’ Manatees

January is manatee mania month in Florida. There is no better time of year to see – and swim with (yes!) – these gentle giants in The Sunshine State, and Floridians go all out to show off the endangered sea cows, including throwing a festival or two. Did someone say festival? No way we would miss that!

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January is manatee mania month in Florida. There is no better time of year to see – and swim with (yes!) – these gentle giants in The Sunshine State, and Floridians go all out to show off the endangered sea cows, including throwing a festival or two. Did someone say festival? No way we would miss that!

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Christmas Cruising the Danube, A Live-Blog

With Christmas fast approaching we are happy to take a look back at the most festive way we have ever experienced to celebrate the season, a day by day account of a cruise along the Danube that we took back in 2013. The cheer factor was off the charts!
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With Christmas fast approaching we are happy to take a look back at the most festive way we have ever experienced to celebrate the season, a day by day account of a cruise along the Danube that we took back in 2013. The cheer factor was off the charts!
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Life Long Learning has a New Home

For those of us who have reached a certain age travel is one of our rewards for making it through the obstacle course of career and raising a family. But after a few take it easy escapes many of us find ourselves wanting more out of our expeditions. We want to satisfy curiosity, experience new cultures, investigate history first hand, in other words, we want to continue to learn… CONTINUE READING >> 

For those of us who have reached a certain age travel is one of our rewards for making it through the obstacle course of career and raising a family. But after a few take it easy escapes many of us find ourselves wanting more out of our expeditions. We want to satisfy curiosity, experience new cultures, investigate history first hand, in other words, we want to continue to learn… CONTINUE READING >> 

It’s All Greek to Us


So we have finished up another life long learning experience with our favorite not-for-profit company, Road Scholar. For the first time in our many adventures with them we explored by ship on the Aegean Odyssey, which beginning April 2020 will be exclusively sailing as a floating campus…
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So we have finished up another life long learning experience with our favorite not-for-profit company, Road Scholar. For the first time in our many adventures with them we explored by ship on the Aegean Odyssey, which beginning April 2020 will be exclusively sailing as a floating campus…
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Do You Know Juneau?

Juneau, Alaska is the only state capital that has no highway connection to anywhere within the state, or any place else for that matter. Odd for sure, yet the very reason it is so isolated also makes it perhaps the most scenic and interesting of our state government centers…
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Juneau, Alaska is the only state capital that has no highway connection to anywhere within the state, or any place else for that matter. Odd for sure, yet the very reason it is so isolated also makes it perhaps the most scenic and interesting of our state government centers…
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