As the year comes to an end, we want to thank all the talented GOT Contributors who have shared evocative and fascinating stories of their travels around the globe—and also the readers who visit our online magazine for information and inspiration.

Getting On Travel readers can count on finding travel stories here that are created by and for people like you: luxury travelers over the age of 50.

A leader in our niche, our stories pinpoint all the details that make an experience especially appealing to boomer travelers.

Of course, it would be great if there was a magic formula to figure out your interests and find ways to bring more readers to the site. Oh well, no such luck–or expertise!

However, one observable measure is to look at the most popular boomer posts of 2018 on our site and begin to speculate (or guess) about what made them popular.

Here are the ten most popular boomer travel posts of 2018:

A Foodie’s Delight: Great Places to Eat in Positano

Contributor: Judy Freedman

Pretty Positano - #1 of 10 most popular posts

Boomer blogger Judy Freedman rented a villa (with family and friends) on Italy’s dramatic Amalfi Coast. Writing for GOT, she shared some of her favorite places to eat, along with drool-worthy photos of various dishes.

Ultimate List of the 45 Best Boomer Travel Blogs to Follow in 2018

A Collaborative Post by: GOT Contributors

Best Boomer Travel Blogs

We realize that we aren’t the only game in town. There are a number of other fabulous travel blogs, written by boomers for boomers. Because the list is so popular and ranks high on search, we hope to soon update this list for 2019.

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Boomers

A Collaborative Post by: GOT Contributors

When travelers are seeking pure hassle-free relaxation, what can be easier than planting oneself beside the ocean at a luxury all-inclusive resort—with no worries about having to pay for extras or leaving the “reservation” to find restaurants and things to do.

Aruba for Foodies? You Bet! 10 Best Spots to Eat on One Happy Island

Contributor: Sue Campbell

Author Sue Campbell in Aruba

Caribbean expert Sue Campbell knows Aruba inside and out, having visited the island so many times over the years. In this post, she shows how the culinary scene has grown more sophisticated and recommends 10 best dining spots. Even more impressive, this post made this list even though it was posted very late in the year. In addition, this post set a record for the highest one-day visits!.

Amtrak Cascades: A Business Class Experience with A First Class View

Contributor: Elizabeth R. Rose

Amtrak CascadesLuxury train travel is experiencing a renaissance. In this article, Elizabeth R. Rose traveled business class on the Amtrak Cascades, soaking in the views through northwestern Washington and reminisced about train travels of her youth.

Celebrating in Style: In an Explorer Suite on the Viking Star

Contributor: Irene S. Levine

Light-filled dining area in our stateroomThe joy of getting an unexpected, out-of-the-blue, surprise upgrade on a cruise ship is a high akin to winning the lottery. Irene S. Levine takes readers on a tour of a luxurious Explorer Suite on the Viking Star and describes all the perks of this “suite” experience.

9 Rainy Day Vacation Ideas for Grownups “Stuck” in a Luxury Hotel or Resort

Contributor: Irene S. Levine

rainy day vacation ideas

Vacation fantasies typically entail mild, sunny days but that isn’t always the case. Intrepid travelers know they can’t control the weather and figure out ways to deal with rain, snow and oppressive heat. In this story, Irene S. Levine suggests ways to cope with rainy days.

Denmark in America: What to See in Solvang, California

Contributor: Bonnie Carroll

Windmill shops in Solvang, California

A quaint one-of-a-kind destination steeped in history, Solvang has been called “Denmark in America.” Contributor Bonnie Carroll takes readers through the city and offers advice for a perfect destination weekend in southern California.

Authentic Greek Food at its Best: Eating My Way around Oia, Santorini

Contributor: Judy Freedman

Restaurant in Oia (Credit: Pixabay)

Think: Greek olives, feta cheese, baklava, spanakopita, moussaka, tzatziki and more. Judy Freedman found out that the coastal village of Oia on Santorini offers great restaurants with fresh, Mediterranean-style cuisine.

Best Travel Tips for Savvy Boomers

A Collaborative Post by: GOT Contributors

Travel Tips for BoomersIn this article, our travel-savvy contributors spilled all their secrets about traveling comfortably, safely and hassle-free.

Wishing all our contributors and readers happy travels and the best of everything in 2019!