A harrowing bus ride, brushes with llamas, and inexplicable happenings – and even when visiting a wonder of the world, your GypsyNesters can sniff out some weird regional food!.. CONTINUE READING >>
That got me thinking, if ever there was a quintessential picture of bad hair and silly seventies-style outfits it was my prom photo.
So I embarked on a quest to find my high school sweetheart to get my hands on a photo… CONTINUE READING >>
Today, we found Hoorn just as welcoming; where else can you learn to eat herring like a Dutchman – from the former town mayor?
Or be welcomed into a home near a cannonball-deflecting defense tower?
And Veronica nearly lost her hand at the infamous Roode Steen… CONTINUE READING >>
Bird Rock is a massive dome, covered with nesting gannets and penguin-like auks, jutting out of a huge canyon with vertical sides that fall more than thirty stories straight down to the sea.
Spectacular!… CONTINUE READING >>
Our daughter reporting for ABC News – watch to see how the Orlando Community is coming together – and find out all of the ways YOU can help. It could be as simple as hugging a loved one today.
The GoFundMe page put together by The Center is located here, along with information on crisis counseling locations and phone numbers.
Remember that cruise where we helped replant the rainforest, pitched in to bring clean water to the beautiful Dominican Republic, and contributed to improving a family’s home? (if you don’t, click here – it was pretty cool!)
Your GypsyNesters are excited to share with you some exclusive savings, so you can follow in our footsteps and keep up the great work! Upcoming sailings are as little as $499 and by using our coupon code from Fathom – Insider1527 – you can save up to an additional $150! CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS >>
Yes. We are.
Perhaps we’re not as crazy or brave (stupid?) as we are making ourselves out to be since we barely had time to think about it.
But is it any less insane because… CONTINUE READING >>
There’s no rush in the world like being on the business end of a hungry croc’s mouth. Less than a second ticks by – from leaping reptile to the other-worldly SNAP! as enormous jaws slam shut… Read the whole, crazy adventure here!
We all recall those glorious days of yesteryear with the station wagon packed to the gills, miles of billboard bingo, and endless Are we there yet?s.
Whether we were the kids, or when we had the kids, those memories are an indelible part of our American summers.
Guess what? Those intrepid explorations don’t have to end just because the offspring have moved out… CONTINUE READING >>
That was the name some gave the giant swath of northern territory that Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated to acquire from Russia in 1867.
At the time many people thought he was crazy, and that the 7.2 million dollar price tag was way too high, but the town of Seward seems perfectly proud to bear ole Bill’s name.
Oh, and puffins… CONTINUE READING >>
Breakfast in bed? Wine tastings? Meals served on REAL dishes? And that’s just the food.
Did you know there are really nice passenger lounges in large cities, comfy coach seating, showers and National Park guides aboard many routes? … CONTINUE READING >>
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There are too many adjectives to describe the Baroque cities of Sicily’s Val di Noto to fit into one article (but we gave it our best shot!).
In an effort to recreate the grandeur of Sicily after a devastating earthquake, massive structures were constructed in what came to be known as Sicilian Baroque… CONTINUE READING >>
Join us LIVE as we train — while sailing — for our volunteer activities aboard our ship, plant trees in an ongoing reforestation project, construct water filters with a clean water initiative, and pour concrete floors in homes in the community.
But all work and no play make your GypsyNesters dull boys – so we’re going to show you the beauty of the Dominican Republic – and hit the beach!.. FOLLOW US LIVE! >>
In the Dominican Republic, we had the chance to plant (380!) trees to restore the rainforest – high in the mountains!.. SEE MORE OF VOLUNTEER CRUISE >>
So proud to be honored by TripAdvisor!
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TripAdvisor rounded up 20 baby boomer travel bloggers as inspiration to get out there and travel”… SEE ‘EM ALL >>
In Tanzania, we spent mornings teaching English and afternoons refurbishing a classroom.
Each of these tasks offered unexpected rewards and challenges and resulted in emotions and memories that will last our lifetimes… CONTINUE READING >>
Honestly, David (we’ll call him The Beanpole) wouldn’t have made it through otherwise.
It still strikes us strange that The Beanpole, who by that time had appeared on stage in front of hundreds of thousands of people as a musician, could be so nervous.
<–Just look at the body language! Have you EVER seen a more uncomfortable groom? Sheesh.
Our ideal wedding was… CONTINUE READING >>
There’s a fairy tale-like quality to the city and, like all fairy tales worth their salt, there are myths, legends, and a good dose of creepy stuff to be found… CONTINUE READING >>