A Baby Boomer's Travel Adventure
Bub and a Mai Tai at Seafood Grill

Week One Post-Pandemic Hawaiian Vacation

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We arrived in Hawaii on Saturday and settled in to our luxurious one bedroom suite. My previous post set the stage for the next three weeks. The first five days were spent just enjoying the paradise to which we’d been transported. Our routine was pretty simple. We’ve been here over 20 visits, so there was no immediate need to try…

Aloha and Bub

Hawaii At Last! My Three Wishes…

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After jumping through all the pre-travel hoops and traveling for seven hours, Bub and I landed at The Kona International Airport about 2:30 on a beautiful, sunny afternoon. Post-flight, there was one more screening queue where we had to show our negative test, picture ID and our vaccination cards. Because we had all three, we could be set free to…

Local Wine and Wineries

IFW Magazine’s Best Local Wines and Wineries

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It’s so wonderful to have good wineries close by. International Food Wine and Travel Writers has a great magazine for member’s posts. I was happy to have my article on Keeling Schaefer Winery included. Take a look at my article along with 11 others: I’ve written about this Wilcox and the Keeling Schafer Winery before. We love taking a day…

Byron T's Saloon at the Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, NM

Luxury London Hotel: The Savoy Hotel

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“Thank you Travel Post Monthly for publishing my article  Luxury London Hotel: The Savoy”” For my husband Bub’s 70th Birthday, we took a trip of a lifetime. Beginning with a Transatlantic trip on the Queen Mary 2 from New York to London and continuing by train through France. We stopped in Hamburg, Germany, and ferried to Sweden and then a flight home…

Jimmy Buffet for President

Safe COVID-19 Tennis in September

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It’s been a very hot summer with almost no rain. So, tennis took place pretty early most days to be off the courts before it reached 100 degrees. During the month of September, the Oro Valley Community Center was still closed for indoor activities. The tennis and pickleball courts, being outside, have been available on a first come, first served…

Denise and the Coolers at Gaslight Music Hall, Oro Valley, AZ

COVID-19 Has Brought Drive-Ins Back!

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Wanting to be safe, but missing music and going out, I was excited when I saw The Coolers were going to perform at the Gaslight Music Hall’s parking lot! Creative thinking abounds amongst those willing to forgo the “old” ways and forge new ways. Outside entertainment, from old style drive-in movies to music performances, is increasingly available in venues planned…

Lomi Lomi at the Hapuna Spa by Mandara

Three Days Around Hawaii’s Big Island

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ALERT: Beginning October 15, the pre-travel testing program is available for travelers to Hawaii as an alternative to the 14-day quarantine. Click HERE to learn more. We have reservations for January for three weeks on the Island of Hawaii. Right now, there is still a 21 day quarantine in place to visit that was set to expire September 30, but looks like it…

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