Welcome!

We are empty-nesters relishing the time we have now for travel adventures. We love wildlife, photography, and active travel on bike or on foot. We sprinkle in a bit of luxury travel when we’re able to and feel it’s really worth it.

We enjoy researching a trip as much as we do the journey itself. But despite the planning, we know that the most important items on our packing list are flexibility and a sense of humor. We’re sharing what we’ve learned about travel in retirement in the hope to inspire you to achieve your bucket list dreams.


  • trips of a lifetime, Egypt
  • trips of a lifetime, Santorini, Greece
  • trips of a lifetime, African safari

Trips of a Lifetime

Bucket List travel destinations and experiences.

  • special interest travel, Alhambra, UNESCO
  • special interest travel, rafting Grand Canyon
  • best cycling routes in Southeastern New England - the Cape Cod Canal bike path

Special Interest Travel

Active adventures, UNESCO sites, cycling, food, wine, and photography


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Featured Destination –

An African Safari

An African Safari has been my dream destination since I was a young girl reading Born Wild. But I thought it unattainable until a series of health scares and family sorrows told us it was time to turn our dreams into realities. We traveled to Southern Africa in 2014 and returned to enjoy East Africa this year. We have learned a lot about planning, booking, and enjoying this trip and hope to inspire you with these posts.


Check out our latest posts!

How to Stay Organized During a Long Trip

how to stay organized during a long trip
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay

Ethical Tourism: visiting the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi.

Sheldrick orphanage elephant babies