2011: A Year of Travel Wonder

Roaming Boomers 2011 Travel

We took you to destinations certain to be on the bucket lists of baby boomers around the world. Come, see, go!

What to do in Ketchikan While on Your Alaskan Cruise

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Ketchikan, Alaska – The third shore excursion, on our Alaskan cruise of the Inside Passage with the Norwegian Cruise Line (our cruise video), was in the town of Ketchikan. Baby boomers cruising Alaska have a lot of decisions to make regarding their shore excursions.  Fortunately for us, we were able to turn to the Ketchikan […]

What to do in Skagway, Alaska While on Your Alaskan Cruise

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Skagway, Alaska – There is perhaps no greater question on the lips of baby boomer Alaskan cruise travelers than what to do on their shore excursions.  We were sailing aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line Pearl (our cruise video), and thankfully had our questions answered ahead of time. Prior to our visit, we asked the very […]

Top 5 Baby Boomer Things to do in Juneau, Alaska


Juneau, Alaska – There is a very high probability that a baby boomer trying to figure out what to do in Juneau, Alaska will be visiting aboard a cruise ship. This generally means that you will have limited time for your visit and that you will be looking for the top attractions in the area. […]

The Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska


Mendenhall Glacier ~ Juneau, Alaska – When visiting Juneau, Alaska, baby boomers will want to make certain to bring their camera along to see the Mendenhall Glacier. Our visit to the Mendenhall Glacier was part of a combo package with Dolphin Jet Boat Tours.  We first spent a few hours in Auke Bay whale watching, […]

Humpback Whale Watching in Juneau, Alaska


Dolphin Jet Boat Tours ~ Juneau, Alaska – A very popular experience with baby boomer travelers in Juneau, Alaska is to join local whale watching tours as they cast about Auke Bay looking to watch humpback whales feeding in the local waters. After debarking from our cruise ship, the Norwegian Pearl (see video), we joined […]

Two Boomers on an Eight-hour Whirlwind Tour of Juneau, Alaska


  Juneau, Alaska – Did you know that Juneau, Alaska is the only capitol city in the world that you can’t drive to? You can either fly into Juneau, or take the Alaska Marine Highway. The Alaska Marine Highway is a state-owned ferry system that operates a fleet of 11 vessels along a scenic 3,500-mile […]

Alaska’s Inside Passage Aboard the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pearl

Alaska’s Inside Passage – It seems that every baby boomer we know has an Alaskan cruise on their bucket list.  With one of our missions as that of your personal travel scout, Carol and I figured that we had better check that one off of our own bucket list. Therefore, we just returned home from […]

Humpback Whales in Juneau, Alaska


Humpback Whales ~ Juneau, Alaska – One of the things that this baby boomer travel photographer has learned is that I cannot control nature’s light to give me the opportunity to capture a perfect photograph with each snap of my Nikon’s shutter. I would have preferred bright blue skies reflecting in these waters instead of […]

Ice Calving at Glacier Bay National Park


Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska – I can think of only a very few things that made this baby boomer’s heart stop from sheer awe.  This is a photograph of calving on the Margerie Glacier which stands 250 feet above the water, with 100 feet below the water. I shot this aboard the Norwegian Cruise […]