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Walking on the Arctic ice is a surreal experience.

Walking on the Arctic ice is a surreal experience.

From Donna:

Alan and I are back in Montana after an exciting 14-day Silversea expedition cruise in the Arctic. Some of the highlights included: walking on the Arctic ice shelf, a close-up encounter with a walrus on a zodiac ride, and everything about Greenland’s beautiful Scoresbysund, one of the largest fjords in the world. I can’t wait to write more about the trip, including featuring Alan’s excellent photography.

As we dealt with a delayed flight from Iceland that resulted in missed connections on the return to Montana, I was reminded of this travel advice: know alternatives to your route and be pleasant, but firm, when questioning changes. Because I did both, we arrived in Missoula by 7:00 p.m. rather than the midnight flight Delta had rebooked us on. 

From Nicole:

Nicole and I seem to be passing in the night. My Itchy Travel Feet’s lucky assistant editor is lounging on a beautiful Spanish beach this week. Fingers crossed for a couple of gorgeous sunset photos to share at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook.

This Week’s Articles

Are you curious about our Arctic expedition cruise? In my first article about the trip, I share my thoughts about conquering boomer travel fears while hiking 14th July Glacier.

And we welcome a guest writer who’s new to My Itchy Travel Feet. Suzan L. Jackson introduces us to hikes much closer to home in 6 Amazing Hikes in Shenandoah National Park.

Have we put you in a hiking mood? Check out more first-hand trail advice on our Hiking Around the World page.

Have we inspired your next hike? Before you go, gear up by shopping in our hiking gear shop.

More Travel News for Boomers

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service by coloring the pages of Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers.

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service by coloring the pages of Coloring Glacier National Park, A Grayscale Coloring Book for Travelers.

 

On Thursday, August 25, 2016, the National Park Service celebrates 100 years. Why not celebrate by visiting the FindYourPark website to plan your next National Park adventure?

AirTreks asked our opinion on Why Seniors Should Forget Fear and Just Travel, of course we had plenty of advice to give.

And we have a few accolades to share with you this week. ElderTreks named My Itchy Travel Feet as a Top 5 Senior Travel Blog, Personal Income considers us one of The Baby Boomer Blogs You Need in Your Life Right Now, and Credit Donkey included us in their Best Female Travel Blogs to Follow in 2016. We’re so honored.

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That’s all for now but we really want to hear from you. If you have a question about travel or suggestions for our next boomer road trip eguide, please send an email through our contact us page.

Disclosure: We have included an Amazon link to Coloring Glacier National Park for your convenience. However My Itchy Travel Feet receives a small portion of the sale at no additional cost to you.

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