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Beverly Hills CA: Enjoy Some Time In The Elegant City PDF Print E-mail


When travels take you to Los Angeles, in addition to cruising Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, spend an hour or two where those famed stars shop and snack. And be prepared to shell out a dollar or two.

Your travel4seniors.com editor wrote for a newspaper in Beverly Hills more than 60 years ago. Prices since then have risen a teeny bit. For example, city homes just north of the sign sold for $40,000. Today they cost $4,000,000 and up.

If you plan to dine there, restaurant prices are very high at some famed eateries, including the Beverly Hills Hotel Polo Lounge, Spago, Jean-Georges and others. Also be prepared to shell out mucho bucks at iconic apparel shops, such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, Chanel, Prada and Harry Winston.

 
Los Angles CA: Airport PUPs Help Passengers To reLAX PDF Print E-mail


Friendly dogs roam as participants in Pets Unstressing Passengers in one of the world’s busiest terminals (LAX). Nearly 100 local volunteers regularly bring their friendly dogs to roam the huge airport to help people deal with the typical anxiety, delays and other troubles. There’s nothing like a happy tail wag and smiling canine face to ease the stress.

 
Seattle WA: Enjoy All The Fun Features At Pike Place Market PDF Print E-mail


Established in 1907, the riverside gathering brought fresh farm produce for city residents. It continues to grow with hundreds of retailers, including bakeries, fresh meat shops, produce stands, crafts and home furnishings. Also bakeries, fish markets, produce stands and specialty food stores.

A favorite of locals and tourists, Pike Place continues to offer fresh foods, as well as scheduled daily and nightly entertainment events, cooking classes and many other attractions. For more info, go to pikeplacemarket.org

 
Amsterdam, Holland: Keukenhof Tulip Festival PDF Print E-mail


The famed Keukenhof Gardens are open from March 21 thru May 19 this year. If your springtime travel plans includes the Netherlands, be sure to put this beautiful experience on your list.

Your travel4seniors.com editor had the pleasure several years ago. We happily arrived on the last day of March, just when tulips in the gardens and nearby landscapes had burst into blossom. The 2019 theme is Flower Power, and when you’re surrounded by millions of red, orange, purple, yellow, white and blue blossoms, you’ll get the powerful message. For daily schedules, events, entry fees and other info, go to tulipfestivalamsterdam.com/keukenhof

 
Hollywood CA: Stagger Through The Museum of Death PDF Print E-mail


It’s right on the busy tourist path of Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. If you like such gruesome subjects, it features morgue photos and videos of famous dead people and infamous crime scenes.

When visiting, enjoy the exhibits, but except for special promotions, selfies nor other photos are permitted in the museum. Admission is $17, and for info on special events, visiting hours and other data, go to www.museumofdeath.net

 
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