There seems to be a mild case of panic in some quarters about the potential threat of nuclear radiation from the troubled Japanese nuclear reactors. In fact, health stores all around the country are reporting that they are completely sold out of potassium iodide as U.S. consumers have been frantically buying up the supply. In [...]
Our hearts are feeling heavy today for our new friends at Kona Village Resort on Hawaii, the Big Island. On March 10th, a tsunami marched ashore and clobbered this much beloved resort creating damage to 20 of their hales as well as other infrastructure damage. Remarkably, all this happened a mere two weeks after our [...]
Yabba Dabba Doo! The Roaming Boomers® were just featured on the NPR syndicated Growing Bolder Radio Show produced out of central Florida. The show is produced by an Emmy Award-winning team. Growing Bolder delivers empowering stories that inspire audiences of all ages to believe that it’s never too late to achieve their dreams. The Growing [...]
While out in a helicopter tour with Paradise Helicopters, on the island of Hawai’i (Big Island) we were fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of Kilauea’s newest lava flow. Until we get our full feature written on this once in a lifetime experience, please hop on over to our Facebook Page for more picture.
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Taxi Fare Finder – When planning a trip to a fairly large metropolitan area, one of the travel planning decisions that needs to be made is your mode of transportation. Will you use taxis, a rental car, public transportation, walk, or possibly a combination of all? This decision becomes even more complicated as you consider [...]
Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental – Luxury baby boomer travelers will one day be flying aboard the new Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. At 250 ft (76 m) long, with a wingspan of 224 ft (68.5 m), the 747-8 Intercontinental is the largest passenger airplane Boeing has ever built and can seat 467 passengers in a 3-class configuration. This [...]
Paso Robles Wine Country – As members of a new breed of press, we find ourselves invited to a lot of fun events. Yesterday, we attended the Paso Robles Wine Country 2011 Grand Tasting Tour. We are lovers of wine, and have been on a number of wine tasting excursions. But never before have we [...]
How to Upset a Luxury Baby Boomer Traveler Dear Hotel Industry, I am a 54 year-old luxury baby boomer traveler. When I get out of bed in the morning, I have three things that demand my immediate attention: I thank God for another day of life, and the opportunity to travel and see his beautiful [...]
I’m about to launch into a prolonged series on some of the exciting travel apps that are becoming available for our smartphones. However, before we lay awake at night dreaming of all the cool things we can do on our Droids, iPhones, and Blackberrys, we should take a moment to contemplate some of the privacy [...]