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Discovering Gdansk On a Self-Guided Walking Tour

July 28, 2015
Walking the old town of Gdansk, Poland

On an early September morning, the sun illuminates pastel colored buildings lining Long Market Street in Old Town, the historic center of Gdansk, Poland. Up ahead, the clock tower of the 13th century Town Hall vies for my attention. I stop to marvel at the old world architecture as I get my bearings. According to Rick Steves, the […]

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News for the Week

July 25, 2015
Flam, Norway

From Donna: Nicole is on vacation until the end of August, lucky girl, so it’s just me clueing you in on our News for the Week.  By now, you’ve probably read news reports about the Reynolds Creek fire that’s closed down a portion of Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park. Are you […]

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Staying at Many Glacier Hotel in Glacier National Park

July 24, 2015
Many Glacier Hotel

What are your favorite hotels in Glacier National Park? Alan and I are often asked this question. And, without hesitation, we answer, “Many Glacier Hotel.” Location, location, location. If you’re looking for world-class views and access to some of the best hiking trails in Glacier National Park, Many Glacier Hotel wins hands down, in my boomer traveler opinion. […]

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Visiting Lyon, the “Capital of Lights”

July 20, 2015
Lyon Mural

Travelers looking for oodles of history and culture, not to mention culinary exquisiteness, will bask in all that France has to offer. From the ever-so-crowded Paris to smaller towns like Avignon or Perouges, travelers can really experience a variety of traditional French life as well as more modern customs. Today’s guest writer Jan Ross, from Wanderlust […]

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News for the Week

July 18, 2015
Montserrat, Spain

From Donna: The weather has cooled off for now and it’s beautiful in Montana. But Alan and I are each headed out of town to visit our Moms, who live in opposite directions of the US. How do you manage long distance caregiving of elderly parents? It’s a dilemma for many boomers, including us. We recommend building […]

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Finding Wireless Service in Rural America with TracFone

July 16, 2015

For the next six months, I’ll be reporting my experiences using one of America’s largest no-contract wireless services as a TracFone brand ambassador (sponsored). Living in rural America has its advantages—no crowds, outstanding scenery and a relaxed lifestyle. But country life also has disadvantages, especially when it comes to shopping. For instance, to contract with […]

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Adventure in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

July 13, 2015
Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Find hotels in Great Smoky Mountains here! The hot summer months are a great time to hit the mountains. Whether you’re an avid hiker or prefer to travel by car, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a fascinating destination. Today’s guest writer, Vera Marie Badertscher from A Traveler’s Library, takes us on a very unique […]

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News for the Week

July 11, 2015
Silversea Sunrise

From Donna: How’d your week go? It’s a busy time at My Itchy Travel Feet headquarters as Alan and I continue preparing our new design. The reveal is still a ways off, but we can’t wait to finally show you. In the meantime: I’m happy to announce that I’ve signed on as a brand ambassador for TracFone […]

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Surviving a Summer Cruise in the Mediterranean

July 11, 2015
Avoiding the crowds and heat on a summer cruise in the Med

On a summer cruise in the Mediterranean, you visit Rome when the cruise ship docks in Civitavecchia, Italy. Sweat drips down the back of your shirt as you stand in the long line to enter the Vatican. Crowds swarm the hot, sunny Coliseum. You make a mental reminder to bring water on the next excursion. […]

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Mt Cargill Walk in Dunedin: A Hiking Cruise Excursion

July 7, 2015
Mt Cargill walk in Dunedin, NZ

On long cruises with lots of sea days, Alan and I are always happy to put our feet on the ground once the ship is in port. Booking a cruise excursion that includes time in nature is even better. And that’s exactly what we did when we chose a Mt Cargill walk in Dunedin while on a Silversea cruise around […]

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