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November 19, 2018

Judson Art Studios Continues a Thousand-Year Artform

Stained glass is an art form that has been around for about a thousand years.  Today it remains extremely popular and largely unchanged since the 12th century. It’s beautifully simple, yet as complex as a mosaic, as a broken kaleidoscope …

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November 14, 2018

A Day at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Flea Market

Retirement Practice # 61 had me riding the bus north with DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Keri and driver Bernie. Our destination was the Rose Bowl Flea Market. One can never have too many fleas, right? Off we went with all the eager shoppers. And …

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November 12, 2018

An Eerie Day at the J. Paul Getty Center Museum in Brentwood

A DayTripper Tours trip to Los Angeles’s Getty Center is always a memorable outing, but on a recent November day, it was extra memorable. A huge wildfire was burning out of control just to the north in the Malibu region. …

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November 1, 2018

JEOPARDY!

Answer: 47  Question: What is the number of DayTripper guests who watched five contestants compete on the 7,879th and 7,880th episodes of Jeopardy?  Who doesn’t love Jeopardy?  I know that when I am at my mom’s house there is no …

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October 30, 2018

Pat Brown’s Five ‘Ps’ of Travel & “Slow Dance”

For those of you who attended Pat Brown’s seminar at the 2018 Union Tribune Successful Aging Expo you were lucky enough to hear this info first hand. For those unable to attend we wanted to pass along a few tidbits …

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Lobster & Adventure in Mexico’s Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village

It’s always an adventure when DayTripper Tours heads south of the border, and today was no exception.  On this day, our adventure took us to Puerto Nuevo, a.k.a., The Lobster Village. We were fortunate to have Abel as our driver.  …

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October 26, 2018

A “Deliberately” Enriching Day at the Huntington Library & Gardens

“I wished to live deliberately.” That’s what Henry David Thoreau wrote in 1846 in Walden, a valuable autographed manuscript which is on display in the Huntington Library.  A similar sentiment could also be applied to the 51 DayTripper Tours passengers …

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October 8, 2018

Breathtaking Yosemite National Park & Wonder Valley Ranch Resort

Retirement Practice # 59 is over and I wanna go again! DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Patti and driver David picked me up early on Sunday morning for the “Scenic Yosemite & the Sugar Pine Railroad” 5 day trip. I had my suitcase …

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September 28, 2018

Neon Nights Double-Decker L.A. City Tour

Retirement Practice # 58 was last Saturday and I was riding the bus with DayTripper Tours Tour Manager Mark and driver Tino. We headed north to Glendale, Hollywood and Los Angeles, departing from my pickup point at noon! Why so late you …

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September 18, 2018

3-day Escape from Reality on Catalina Island

How can a place that is only 20 miles off the mainland of the US, feel a world away? That place is Santa Catalina island and it’s true. DayTripper Tours made that escape from reality a reality for 47 passengers …

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