My Itchy Travel Feet | The Baby Boomer's Guide To Travel

Traveling Light With The Eagle Creek Load Warrior

April 15, 2014
The Eagle Creek 22" rolling duffle packed and ready to go.

Confession time. I’m not a light packer. Although my packing skills have improved over the years, and I no longer pack everything I own, becoming an efficient packer is still on my to do list. At least that WAS the case before I traveled for 18 days using an Eagle Creek 22″ rolling duffle bag […]

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News for the Week

April 12, 2014
My Itchy Travel Feet April 2014 Newsletter

We have good and bad news for you this week. First, the good news. Our April newsletter is hot off the press. National Park Adventures National Park Travel is the theme for the April edition of the My Itchy Travel Feet monthly newsletter. We’re featuring travel deals, destination suggestions and an original article with tips for […]

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News for the Week

April 5, 2014
national-park-feature-april

 Let’s Go on a National Park Adventure! This month on the My Itchy Travel Feet home page, we’re featuring some of our favorite National Park Adventures to inspire your boomer travel plans. The National Park theme will continue in the April 2014 edition of the My Itchy Travel Feet newsletter. We’ll be offering tips for travel to […]

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Fighting a Fear of Heights at Natural Bridges National Monument

April 3, 2014
owachomo-bridge-utah

To say that Natural Bridges National Monument is off-the-beaten-path is an understatement. Located on the Colorado Plateau in southeastern Utah, Natural Bridges is approximately 35 miles west of Blanding, which probably isn’t telling you much. Look up Utah Canyon Country or The Four Corners on a map and you’ll have a better perspective. Natural Bridges […]

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Five Best National Park Apps

April 1, 2014
three lakes loop trail

Spring and summer offer excellent weather conditions to explore the many national parks located throughout the US. From the ever-so-popular Grand Canyon to the more remote Denali National Park and Preserve, these magnificent and expansive parks are perfect options for active boomer travel. Whether you’re more of the glamping type or one of those “I’m […]

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News for the Week

March 29, 2014
The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, Bejing

Alan and Donna are on their second week of their small luxury tour of China, or #LuxChina. The internet connection has been sporatic at best, but judging from the Tweets and Facebook posts, they’re having a great time. Speaking of Facebook, have you seen Donna’s newest photo album from the trip: Packing Light For China? For […]

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Road Trip Guide Through Spain’s Lower Rias

March 25, 2014
Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela

Although some people may claim that Spain’s ongoing crisis has dramatically affected the country’s reputation as a travel destination, there was actually a record number of tourists in 2013. In fact, approximately 60.4 million tourists visited the Iberian Peninsula last year, making it the world’s third top tourist destination, right behind France and the US. […]

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News for the Week

March 22, 2014
section of great wall of china

This week is an exciting one for Alan and Donna. They’re returning to China for a small luxury trip we’ve hashtagged #LuxChina. Take a look at their incredible itinerary as well as some great carry-on packing tips from Donna. For this trip, Donna is working as a Travel Ambassador for Eagle Creek. Amazingly, she managed […]

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Top Four Madrid Parks Guaranteed to Ease Your Spring Fever

March 20, 2014
Blooming Almond Trees in Madrid

Although some may have you believe that Paris in springtime is the only place to be, this adopted Madrileño will always opt for a Spanish springtime. Of course, it’s undeniable that the French capital comes alive during the spring, but there’s just something about a blooming Madrid this time of year that warms the heart. […]

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Checking Off Bucket List Items on a Luxury Trip to China

March 18, 2014
China tour document box from Ker & Downey holds lots of goodies.

Today, Alan and I leave for a small group luxury trip to China. Along the way, we’ll be checking four items off our boomer bucket list: flying on the Dreamliner, riding a high speed train in China, seeing pandas and cruising the Yangtze River. Our journey begins in Los Angeles, where we’ll board a United Dreamliner […]

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