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On a May Crater Lake trip, see Crater Lake National Park dressed in snow.

A Spring Visit to Crater Lake National Park

On a May Crater Lake trip, see Crater Lake National Park dressed in snow.

When Alan and I were planning a last-minute Crater Lake trip for late May, we should have known something was up. Three nights at Crater Lake Lodge in southern Oregon’s Cascade mountains? Score! Have you tried to get last-minute reservations at a national park lodge? It’s almost unheard of. Why was Alan able to snag the […]

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Eilean Doane Castle

Conquering Castles and Countryside on a Scotland Roadtrip

Eilean Doane Castle

Nothing says old world European adventure like castle hopping through Scotland. Today’s guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, is here to take us on a fabulous Scotland roadtrip, passing through some of the country’s most majestic castles and jaw-droppingly beautiful countryside. The swirl of tartan, mournful bagpipes and castle ruins called me to Scotland. On […]

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Oregon's Crater Lake

News for the Week

Oregon's Crater Lake

From Nicole: Well,  Alan and Donna certainly aren’t homebodies, that’s for sure! This week, the traveling duo embarked on a road trip adventure through beautiful Oregon. Have you been? Over at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, Donna posted the photo above of Crater Lake and my mouth literally dropped open. That’s just […]

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Jaen, Spain

Introducing Jaen, the Lesser Known Jewel of Andalucia

Jaen, Spain

European travel is obviously near and dear to our hearts, and, of course, Spain is always on our radar, especially the country’s many off-the-beaten-track destinations. Today, guest contributor and local resident, Rachel Webb from Andalucia Explorer, is here to show us the ins and outs of Jaen travel, a beautiful town carpeted with olive groves and […]

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Exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicilly.

News for the Week

Exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicilly.

From Donna: Yay! I finally published the first article from our spring crossing and Mediterranean cruise on Silversea. You’ll find it listed below in This Week’s Articles. And I’m up to my neck on a new project that I can’t wait to tell you about—but not yet. In the meantime, Alan and I are heading […]

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Tips for exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicily

A Magical Cruise Excursion in Selinunte, Sicily

Tips for exploring Selinunte on a cruise excursion in Sicily

Imagine columns from the ruins of a Greek temple standing amid fields of wildflowers on a perfect spring day. When Alan and I traveled to Selinunte, Sicily, on a Mediterranean cruise excursion with Silversea, that’s exactly what we found. And it was a beautiful reminder that the most magical of travel experiences happen when we least […]

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Kibitsuhiko Shrine.

Cycling the Kibiji Trail through the Japanese Countryside

Kibitsuhiko Shrine.

While we enjoy active travel of any sorts, we absolutely adore off-the-beaten path adventures in faraway lands. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and Laura from Wandercooks, are here to tell us all about their adventures biking through Japan on the beautiful Kibiji Trail. Japan is a complex and beautiful country that brings to mind both ancient […]

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Carrara marble mine tour!

News for the Week

Carrara marble mine tour!

From Donna: So last week I told you about our intention to explore more. Alan and I have just returned from a spontaneous two-day getaway to Glacier National Park. In the process, we discovered Dreamcatcher Lodge, which I’ll be writing about soon. And our spring trip to the park has inspired a soon-to-be-written article with plenty […]

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Donna Hull shares boomer adventure travel ideas.

Celebrating Boomer Adventure

Donna Hull shares boomer adventure travel ideas.

Celebrating My Itchy Travel Feet’s 9th anniversary on the Internet has reminded me about the fun boomer adventure I’ve experienced since first hitting the publish button in May 2008. I recently shared my travel experiences in an article at Boomer Café, which the kind folks have allowed me to republish here for you. Trying new […]

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