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in Cruises, International, Travel Done Well

Top Cruise Destinations You Won’t Want to Miss

So, you’ve decided to take a cruise vacation. Making the decision to spoil yourself with the trip of a lifetime is the easy part. The difficult decision is deciding where you will set sail. With so many ports of call waiting, the possibilities are endless. We’ve tried to narrow it down just a bit with these top cruise destinations you won’t want to miss. Alaska…

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in North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Top 5 Must Dos in NYC to Keep You Coming Back

We are in New York City all the time. And when we say all the time, we consider ourselves part-time residents. Then there’s the fact that Sherry lives a short train ride away and we often meet for lunch. We have lived in various neighborhoods in Manhattan and loved each of them, but currently we are in midtown which makes getting around so easy. We…

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in That's Life, Travel Done Well

Avoid The Crazies With A Bit Of Travel Organization

How many times do you plan vacations, get togethers, and getaways for your family and it’s like a crazy whirlwind of trying to get everyone at one place at one time? There are plane tickets, hotels, car transfers, train tickets, dog sitters, experiences, reservations, and don’t forget the food. I am crazy for detail and need to have a plan, then a backup plan, and then…

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what tips do you have so I feel comfortable traveling solo
in Ageless Living, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Easy Tips To Feel Comfortable Traveling Solo

We do a lot of solo travel and love it, but it hasn’t always been easy. It takes awhile to get used to travel alone and some people never do and simply won’t. We, on the other hand, would never think to NOT travel, because we had to go by ourselves. In fact, it’s often one of our favorite ways to escape… The “getting used…

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what are some tips for traveling as we age
in Cruises, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Make New Friends on Vacation

I like to talk to other people when I’m traveling, besides whomever I’m traveling with!  Locals are really the best. You get a wealth of information about things to do and where to eat that you may never find online, in travel books, or on your own. Striking up these conversations have really saved me from wasting both time and money at places that weren’t…

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how to survive a family summer vacation
in That's Life, Travel Done Well

5 Tips to Survive a Family Summer Vacation

Traveling can be trying to say the least and especially when you’re doing it with a group of people.  Whether you’re with the kids, other members of your family, or both, it’s rare to have a stress free vacation.  But, there are some simple steps you can take to help ensure your summer vacation is as least stressful as possible and that everyone might just have…

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traveling with other couples can end well
in Cruises, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

How To Make Traveling With Couples End Happy

We recently spent 9 days traveling with another couple, 7 of which were spent on a sailboat.  It could have been a disaster or pure bliss.  It’s hard to know going in which it will be.  You could be the best of friends for many years and then be constantly at each other’s throats on vacation together.  It only takes one bad comment, adverse event,…

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