My Itchy Travel Feet | The Baby Boomer's Guide To Travel


Reliving Childhood Stories in Nova Scotia

September 1, 2015
Digby Harbor

Thinking about exploring amazing Nova Scotia? Thankfully, you’ll find a lot of travel information out there about this destination’s most popular attraction and wonder of the world, The Bay of Fundy. However, today’s guest author, Debi Lander, from ByLanderSea takes us back in time as she recalls how Nova Scotia’s most unique tourist attraction allowed […]

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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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Visiting Machu Picchu in Luxurious Style

August 12, 2015
Tips for a luxury trip to Machu Picchu, Peru.

Do you have a boomer bucket list? Alan and I keep one. And a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu is very near the top of our “want to do’s.” Today, My Itchy Travel Feet guest writer, Debi Lander, of ByLanderSea, whets our appetite for visiting this remarkable site sooner rather […]

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Exploring Asheville’s Amazing Biltmore House

August 6, 2015
North Biltmore Facade

USA travel is filled with all types of beautiful, historic, and quirky landmarks, from the vibrant city of Boston to the world’s largest ball of twine in Cawker City, Kansas. However, there are few sites that truly breathe history like Asheville, North Carolina’s extraordinary Biltmore House. Today My Itchy Travel Feet contributor, Vera Marie Badertscher from […]

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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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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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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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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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