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Confessions of an over-packer

I admit it. I’m an over-packer. The thought of being unprepared gives me the shakes so I run to the suitcase with another must-take outfit or pair of shoes. But, fellow baby boomer over-packers, help is only a click away. Over at Onebag.com, Doug Dyment maintains a site filled with packing advice. And, at One Bag, One […]

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Dining the lazy way at Kiawah Island

Alan and I were too busy resting and relaxing to care much about dining out during our Kiawah Island vacation. Our condo’s kitchen came fully equipped, but, this baby boomer traveler had no intention of cooking on her vacation. We found the answer to our dining dilemma at  Newton Farms located in Freshfields Village just outside Kiawah’s […]

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A word about links

This weekend, I’ve been refining the blog. I’ve also started adding my personal travel references although there are many more to come. When you see links in the sidebar of this site, I’ve been there, done that, or used the service. That’s my guarantee to you.

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Baby boomer adventures on Kiawah Island

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Updated 03.01.2013 Spring break isn’t limited to the college crowd or family travel. Boomers need a spring break, too. For Alan and me, that means finding baby boomer adventures on Kiawah Island in South Carolina. Sure, there’s bike riding and beach walks; but, you’ll find many other active travel choices to fill the time. At Night Heron Park […]

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Win this contest for a grand adventure

Baby boomers, do you have at least two grandchildren? Are you willing to sail on a luxurious Regent cruise ship to Alaska from August 27 to September 3, 2008? Have you always wanted to be on a reality TV show? If you answered YES to these three questions, then rush over to Grandparents.com before July […]

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Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Is your camera ready for that dream trip?

Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Like many baby boomers, Alan and I both take digital photos on our travels. I use a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18. Along with an 18X optical zoom lens, it offers enough settings to allow high quality photos which I sell along with my travel articles. Alan’s Canon 5D is a professional grade camera. And, sometimes, his shots […]

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Taking a Boomer Break

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Baby boomer travel isn’t always about exploring other cultures, experiencing new adventures or seeing the world. Sometimes a boomer just needs a break. And, after a hectic year-and-a-half of traveling, this baby boomer needs to chill-out. So, where am I going for rest and relaxation? Kiawah Island, South Carolina. It’s time to introduce Alan to […]

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Meet My Itchy Travel Feet, a boomer travel blog

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Welcome to My Itchy Travel Feet, a boomer travel blog for active men and women who were born between 1946 and 1964. Who has the time and money to travel? Baby boomers. And, we’re not content to sit on the bus and watch the world go by. We bring energy to our travels. Scuba dive, […]

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