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An Active Afternoon in St Lucia: Mud, Chocolate and Sand

August 25, 2015
Sufriere Springs in St Lucia

Have you dreamed of traveling to the lovely Caribbean island of St Lucia? Active boomer travelers will find plenty to do. Today, My Itchy Travel Feet guest writer, Brette Sember, shows us how to have fun with mud, chocolate and sand on an active afternoon in St Lucia. Whether you come to St Lucia by […]

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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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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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Hiking to Lower Calf Creek Falls in Grand Staircase-Escalante

June 17, 2015
lower calf creek falls-9

Waterfall hikes are a treat in the rugged high desert of the American Southwest. On a visit to Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Alan and I discovered one of the best. The hike to Lower Calf Creek Falls is our favorite memory from a road trip along Scenic Byway 12, a designated All American Road at […]

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Exploring NYC’s Fabulous Food Halls and the High Line

May 25, 2015
Le District La Fromagerie

Everyone knows that New York City has some of the most diverse culinary options in the world. However, with so many mouth-watering options at your disposal, trying to decide on where to go can be overwhelming. Today’s guest writer, Judy Freedman from A Boomers Life After 50, is here to point us to some of […]

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Exploring the White Pocket

May 21, 2015
White Pocket

If anything piques our travel radar, it’s exploring the many off-the beaten-path travel destinations located throughout our incredible National Park System. Today’s guest writer, Bill Haskamp, is here to tell us all about one of the most remarkable and isolated sites in Vermillion Cliffs National Monument as we go exploring the White Pocket. By way […]

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Fishing in the Florida Keys: A Boomer Woman’s First Catch

May 19, 2015
Fishing in Islamorada with Capt. Skip Bradeen.

Fishing in the Florida Keys? This travel princess? Those were my thoughts when I learned a Florida Keys press visit would include a half-day fishing charter with Captain Skip Bradeen on the Blue Chip Too. When our group of travel writers arrived at Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada, my misconceptions about offshore fishing were about […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding on Maui

May 12, 2015
Donna Hull paddleboarding on Maui

Trying a new-to-you active travel experience is energizing. The empowerment from learning a new skill lasts for days and results in unforgettable travel memories. I’m convinced that it also keeps this boomer thinking young. That’s why I said yes to a stand up paddleboarding lesson offered by Visit Maui during a trip to Hawaii’s Valley […]

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A Panoramic Hike through Yosemite

April 29, 2015
Hiking in Yosemite Park

Yosemite is certainly one of the most popular National Parks in the country. With its breathtaking landscape full of majestic peaks and deep valleys, a photography hike in Yosemite is a must for any boomer adventurer’s bucket list. Today’s guest writer and photographer, Noel Morata from behind Travel Photo Discovery, take us on one of […]

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Bond With the Grandkids On a Summer Adventure in Vail

April 10, 2015
Bond with the grandkids on a summer adventure in Vail. Photo by @Greg Ennis. ©Keystone

Alan and I are big fans of active travel, especially when it comes to multigenerational trips. RockResorts has sponsored my article on bonding with grandkids over a summer adventure in Vail, Colorado. Let’s play a game for a minute. Close your eyes. Now think back to your favorite memories of your grandparents. Bet I can guess what […]

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