7 Great Reasons to choose a Curacao Vacation

Curacao is by far our favorite island, due to 7 great reasons to choose a Curacao vacation. Curacao offers a gorgeous Caribbean setting with breathtaking sights.  We’ve been to many Caribbean islands and traveled extensively.  Curacao is our top choice because of its diversity in geology, people, culture, beaches, food, and the sea with wonderful snorkel and dive sites.

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Curacao is a great place for people who like variety, lots of activities, and also for those who prefer to relax on gorgeous beaches.  There are so many things to do in Curacao, including many free things to do.

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Amateur Traveler podcast – ‘Travel to Curacao’

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Are you interested in Travel to Curacao? Do you know where Curacao is located? Want to know what makes Curacao an interesting and fun vacation spot? Would you like to learn about things to do in Curacao? Just listen and a full week’s itinerary will unfold.

Wendy discusses itineraries and the best things to do in Curacao.

Here’s Amateur Traveler’s podcast (clickable link) where Wendy talks about Travel to Curacao and all the fun things to do in Curacao. Whether you prefer the ocean or the mountains, you find them both on Curacao. Whether you prefer beach activities or historic land-based touring, you’ll find it all on Curacao.

You’ll also find a variety of posts about Curacao at
https://adventurousretirement.com/blog/destination-curacao

Santa Fe New Mexico – Should it be on Your Bucket List?

Santa Fe New Mexico –

Why Put it on Your Bucket List?

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Santa Fe New Mexico has it All

Santa Fe New Mexico – Thinking of visiting? Santa Fe New Mexico offers exhilarating and enriching experiences year round. From winter sports and summer hiking to the arts, great food, Native Indian and Spanish culture, to history and geology. A treasure trove of adventures awaits you. Continue reading

NOLA – How to See New Orleans in Style for Less $$

NOLA ornate iron lace porch railingsNOLA (New Orleans) planning was an important part of our 13 state 4 month trip. While planning, I learned that NOLA can be quite expensive. I checked out hotels on Booking.com, Airbnb, and checked RV campground prices (since we now have an RV). Compared to the other cities we visited, New Orleans accommodations looked to be more than twice as expensive. In addition to lodging, there are tours to see everything you can imagine in NOLA; at first glance, it looks like everything one might want to see costs money. While you could spend a fortune, there are many ways to see NOLA without spending a lot. Continue reading

Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao – Learn Where to Buy Fish from Fishermen

Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao

Curacao - Fresh fish from the local fishermanOne of my favorite things to do is buy fresh fish in Curacao from the fishermen. Not only is it a frugal way to eat great fresh fish in Curacao, it is also a cultural experience and an experience in nature. So do you want to know – Where to Buy Fresh Fish in Curacao? Continue reading

International Travel, Part 2, 10 Key Things

This is Part 2 of our post on International Travel and the key things we have learned to do during travel to make it more enjoyable.

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International Travel – To get the most from the local environment

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Adventures in Bucks County Pennsylvania

The viewTom and I love living in Bucks County, PA, with the natural beauty. The area is rife with art, cultural, and great food.  We have great Adventures in Bucks County to share.  The summers are just wonderful  with many free outdoor events.  We take advantage of outdoor and indoor concerts in the afternoons and evenings.  Reasonably priced venues at $5-$20 for heronprofessional and Broadway-type productions are great  cultural activities.  There are at least 5 venues weekly within 10 miles of our home.

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