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Utah Bluff Balloon Festival.

What the heck is happening in this photo? Check out the story in Donna’s recap of the Utah Bluff Balloon Festival.

From Donna:

How do you feel about learning something new? Alan and I started Tai Chi classes this week. And this ancient martial arts practice is challenging our brains as much as it is challenging our muscles. But once we’ve mastered and memorized the moves, we’ll have another exercise practice to bring on the road that requires no equipment. Do you exercise on a trip? Share your tips with us.

From Nicole:

Utah is an amazing travel destination and one that can be visited throughout the year. Of course, its quite chilly in the wintertime, but don’t let that stop you. The Bluff Balloon Festival, held in October, is a great event (as evidenced by the photo above). And, 0f course, the Sundance Film Festival is the place to be if you’re a fancy pants celebrity. However, if you prefer to visit local festivals with a little less flash, check out this calendar of local Utah events to really connect with the locals on your next travel adventure.

This Week’s Articles

For anyone looking to visit Italy soon, check out Donna’s past Italy trips for some great ideas on exploring Italy. This week, she took us to the historic seaport town of Trani in the incredible Puglia region.

We love to hear about our readers’ experiences exploring their local state parks. This week, Suzan L. Jackson is taking us hiking in Kentucky’s Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

Planning a winter trip? Check out the gear we recommend in our Winter Gear shop.

More Travel News for Boomers

Aren’t the above photos beautiful? Actually, they aren’t really photos but textile pieces created from photos. Thanks to Sandra Meech, textile artist and My Itchy Travel Feet reader, for sharing her interpretation of a trip to Antarctica. If you’re visiting the U.K., check Sandra’s website to see where this piece is currently being exhibited. Does travel ignite your creativity? Share your masterpieces with us.

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