Travel destinations, techniques and reviews targeted towards the baby boomer.

Top 10 Places I Have Been

Lisa Niday - Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The final installment of the theme "The Top 10 Places I Have Been" is my list. Some are very specific and others are general, hopefully you will find a place or two you might enjoy from the list. I would give a nod to Switzerland as an honorable mention, but I've really only been to one city there so felt it wasn't really an accurate depiction. Read more

Andechs and Munich, Germany

Lisa Niday - Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Really this should be titled the Beer Tour. We stopped on our way back to Munich in Andechs.  We drove through some beautiful countryside. For complete photos check out our albumRead more

Tirol, Austria and Bavaria, Germany

Lisa Niday - Wednesday, October 21, 2009

I combined these destinations because we stayed over the border in Pinswag, Austria and went back and forth between Germany and Austria. Unfortunately the weather conditions were not ideal, but that’s how it goes, you can’t control the weather.
photo of exterior of typical Bavarian architecture
Typical Bavarian look, although ours was peppered with snow which made it even more idyllic looking. Read more

Dachau Concentration Camp

Lisa Niday - Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Dachau was the first concentration camp used by the Nazis in 1933 and served as a model for all other concentration camps. We toured the museum, a bunker behind the museum, the restored barracks, and took a walk across the now vacant camp to the crematorium. For more photos from this location, go to our albumRead more

Southwest Airlines Rewards/European Travel Tips

Lisa Niday - Tuesday, August 11, 2009

I travel in many forms, most of the time it's for my job, so that makes me a road warrior. I have been as high as a 100K flier (120 legs or 100,000 miles in one year, for me it was segments) and typically spent around 75% of my time traveling on business. This year has been an exception to the rule, we are under much stricter travel guidelines so I have been sidelined from travel. I digress. Read more

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