As we approach the start of our 2 year traveling expedition, I thought I should jot down the updated current plan. 2 trips before we actually retire and then a bunch of days after that. Subject to change of course.
- August 2022 – White Rock, BC
- September 2022 – Philadelphia
- October 2022 – Washington DC
- October 2022 – Washington DC Again
- November 2022 – Key West
- November 2022 – Holland America Caribbean Cruise
- December 2022 – May 2023 The World Cruise
- July 2023 – October 2023 Northern Cruise and Europe
- April 2024 – Holland America 28 days around Japan
- May 2024 – Holland America Japan to Seattle
May 2024 to June 2024 Cape Town to Paris
1) August 10th to 16th 2022
Trip to White Rock British Columbia.
The first trip was out to the west coast to spend some time with Susan’s Aunt and Uncle. BC was fantastic.
2) September 2nd to 5th 2022
Trip to Philadelphia
A dear friend had a baby shower and Susan wanted to go. So we spent a few days up in PA with some dear friends. It was our first visit to Philly. We will be back.
3) October 5th to 12th 2022
Having never been to DC it was decided that our first trip after retirement should be a trip with several friends up to DC. Two of our very best friends are DC experts and are excited to show us the sites. We are very much looking forward to this trip.
3) October 30th to November 6th 2022
5) November 13th to 16th
Trip to Key West
Two very old and dear friends are coming to visit from Calgary and wanted to see the Keys, it is a nice time of year down there and should be a great time.
5) November 26th to December 3rd
Eastern Caribbean Cruise
We decided to take a short Holiday/Christmas cruise with my brother to spend some time as a family before we embark for many months away from home.
Should be a nice 7 day break.
6) December 21 2022 to May 15th 2023
The Trip Around the World
Around the world on the Viking Neptune. You can read all about it here www.viking23.com.
7) July 16th 2023 to October 24th 2023
Iceland to Fort Lauderdale
This will be another great trip. We will start be spending 4 nights in Iceland where we will rent a car and tour the southern coast for a few days and then spend a couple nights in Reykjavik.
Then we board the Oceania Riviera and spend 43 days cruising Iceland, Greenland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Scotland, Ireland and England.
We then plan to travel the UK by train until September 29th. The train details are yet to be finalized but we hope to see Scotland and the Lake District.
After the European travels we are meeting some friends and getting on a 25 day Princess cruise to cruise England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal and then across the Atlantic to Florida.
8) March 30th to May 12th 2024
Japan Round trip and Tran-Pacific
This is a 4 week round trip around Japan with Holland America. Followed up with a transpacific to Seattle.