4 destinations to add to your retirement bucket list

Retirement will mean something different to everyone. Perhaps you’re after peace and quiet after a hectic lifestyle, maybe you’re finally going to get the time to devote to your hobbies, or you might want to see the world and everything it has to offer. If you’re in the latter camp, then let All Clear inspire you with some amazing retirement bucket list ideas. Once you pick your top destinations to visit, remember to take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy, which will cover you for anything that might happen whilst you’re abroad.




So many of us enjoy spending our evenings watching David Attenborough’s majestic programmes about wild animals. The only thing that could top this is a once in a lifetime safari holiday, with an opportunity to see all those animals up close in their natural habitat. Many countries offer safari packages, like South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Kenya. They’ll differ by the kinds of animals you’re most likely to encounter so do a little research beforehand to ensure that you will see majestic elephants or towering giraffes. It’s bound to be an unforgettable experience.





You may have enjoyed a stay in Norway before, but have you ever experienced its enchanting Northern Lights display? Also known as aurora borealis, this natural light show can be observed from several locations along the Norwegian coast, with plenty of activities to keep you busy in the meantime. You can plan for quite an active trip, including skiing and reindeer experiences to keep you busy. Expand your trip and opt to see Nordic fjords for a glimpse of wild and undisturbed nature.


Route 66


Not one location but a tour of all things America, for anyone who loves driving and being the boss of their own time. The famous route will take you through quite a few states, including Illinois, Arizona, and California, covering a total of 2,448 miles if you choose to drive the whole way. There’s plenty to see in every state, from cultural highlights to natural wonders, and quite the range of American cuisine to sample. Choose whether you’d like to drive east to west or the opposite and plan some stop along the way to ensure that you have plenty of time to rest and see the local sights.


Galapagos Islands


The Galapagos Islands are a natural wonder, home to animals that aren’t found anywhere else in the world, making this destination a truly unique one. The islands are made up of varied terrains, boasting active volcanoes, dense flora, and idyllic beaches. Diving, hiking, and simply exploring are all on the menu so you can have as active or relaxing holiday as you like. Tortuga Bay is a popular destination thanks to its white sandy beaches and potential for encounters with some very interesting local creatures. The Charles Darwin Research Centre will be of interest of many, the centre has an active breeding programme alongside plentiful information about what makes the Galapagos so special.


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