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News for the Week

August 30, 2014
maui-whale-watching

Whoa! Has your week been as busy as ours? Alan’s been making our fall travel plans while I prepare for a trip to Maui. That left little time to explore our Montana neighborhood, which is a shame considering the stellar weather we’ve had this week. But I did drive down to Triple Creek Ranch for a writing […]

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Visiting Hubbard Glacier by Cruise Ship

August 27, 2014
Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

Glacier viewing is a prime reason to cruise in Alaska. And for good reason. A cruise is one of the easiest, and most scenic, ways to explore these giant rivers of ice. Plus it’s one Alaska cruise excursion that’s free. Well, except for the cost of the trip. While cruising from Vancouver to Singapore on Regent Seven Seas […]

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News for the Week

August 23, 2014
Mimosas for breakfast on Silver Spirit

Who doesn’t enjoy a little luxury now and then? Assistant Editor, Nicole, and I have been busy this week revising the Luxury Cruise Reviews page. Take a look, then let us know what you think. We have many more to add. This Week’s Articles Whether you’re cruising on traveling on a road trip, eating healthy […]

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Saturday’s scene: Going to the Library

August 23, 2014
Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Turkey

The Library of Celsus is probably the most photographed ruin in Ephesus, Turkey. Constructed between 110 and 135 A.D. by Julius Aquilla in memory of his father, Celsus Polemaeanus, a Roman Senator and Governor of Asia, the elegant building was more than just a library. It was also Celsus Polemaeanus’ tomb, which was located in a sarcophagus beneath the main […]

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Eating Well on the Road

August 21, 2014
Eating Well on the Road

Eating healthy and controlling weight is a challenge for most travelers, whether you’re a boomer on a road trip or someone who travels for a profession like writer, Candy Harrington. Before you know it, the doctor’s prescribing blood pressure and cholesterol medication because of your unhealthy meal choices at home and on the road. That’s what happened to Candy […]

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News for the Week

August 16, 2014
Lochsa Lodge Idaho

Who drives an hour and a half to breakfast? We do when the experience includes a scenic drive on Highway 12 over Lolo Pass into Idaho and a tasty meal at Lochsa Lodge. Sorry but there are no photos of the veggie omelet and huge, fluffy pancakes. Alan and I were so hungry that we ate it […]

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Going Off-the-Beaten-Path on Elk Meadows Road

August 14, 2014
Meadow on Elk Meadows Road

“Come explore me.” Does a dirt road ever call your name? Elk Meadows Road (Lolo National Forest Road #373) has been calling ours ever since Alan and I discovered it on an early spring drive to Lolo Pass. The road starts (or ends) at the Lolo Pass Visitor Center on the Idaho side of Highway 12. Then it […]

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News for the Week

August 9, 2014
august-newsletter-blog

Luxury Cruise Travel Luxury Cruise Travel is the theme for the August edition of the My Itchy Travel Feet monthly newsletter. Did you know that Alan and I have almost 300 nights at sea on luxury cruise ships? In this issue, we’re featuring travel deals, destination suggestions and an original article with travel tips based upon our luxury cruise […]

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4 Hours in Menorca

August 8, 2014
Taulus n Menorca, Spain

When your ship docks in Mahon, Menorca, one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, it’s tempting to head straight for Punta Prima Beach for a couple hours of sun in the fun. But then you’d miss the complicated history, bucolic views and glimpses of neolithic mystery available on the island. That’s why I chose a 4-hour Menorca cruise excursion offered by […]

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Top Five Apps for Cruise Travel

August 5, 2014
silver-spirit-cartagena

There are few travel industries that have come so far in such little time like the cruising industry. No longer are cruises offering tiny shoebox cabins and all-you-can-eat shrimp cocktail in exchange for exorbitant prices. No, these days, most cruise ships offer spacious rooms as well as a variety of luxurious options at reasonable prices. […]

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