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Learn How to Earn and Spend Frequent Flyer Miles

October 21, 2014
hawaii_for_nearly_free

If you’re like most people, trying to unravel the web of travel miles can be incredibly frustrating. However it doesn’t have to be that way. Today’s guest writer, Summer Hull, explains just how to reap the best of airline frequent flyer miles and travel the world as a result. It’s a boomer travel resource that […]

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News for the Week

October 18, 2014
Alan test drive ferrari

Rather than explore Montana during a beautiful break in our fall weather (what were we thinking?), Alan and I spent time choosing cruise excursion for this winter’s 64-day South Pacific Cruise on Silversea Cruises.  Whew! Glad that’s done. Also, I devoted some quality time to writing this week. It felt great to crank out a couple […]

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Exploring Coolidge Ghost Town in Southwest Montana

October 17, 2014
Donna Hull at Coolidge Ghost Town, Montana

On a cold, September day, the one-mile walk to Coolidge Ghost Town is sort of spooky. Trees crowd each side of the level trail that parallels a creek. The trees give the trail a closed-in feeling, blocking out the weak sunlight so that shade accompanies most of our walk. Leftover equipment from Montana’s silver mining history is scattered here […]

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News for the week

October 11, 2014
Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway

Roadtripping in the fall is simply the best. The leaves are turning and there’s a crispness to the air that hints of adventure. Alan and I had a great time exploring Southwest Montana last week. We’ll be writing more about it soon. But until then, check out the photos from our Exploring Southwest Montana photo album on […]

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How to Exchange Your Home And Travel the World

October 6, 2014
costa rica house exchange

Home exchanges are a fantastic and affordable way to travel and see the world. Today’s guest poster and expert home exchanger, Beth Millemann, explains the ins and outs of how to use a home exchange to explore the world while enjoying the comforts of someone else’s home. I’ve been doing house exchanges for more than […]

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News for the Week

October 4, 2014
Trulli houses of Alberobello, Italy

Let’s Visit Italy Did you know that Italy is a favorite destination for boomer travelers? That’s why Travel in Italy is the theme for the October edition of the My Itchy Travel Feet monthly newsletter. In this issue, we’re featuring travel deals, destination suggestions and an original article with Italian travel tips. You’ll also find a subscriber only special — 15% off […]

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Top Five Apps For Italy Travel

October 1, 2014
Leaning Tower of Pisa

Whether you’re looking to explore the fascinating Roman history in the country’s capital or looking to explore some of the traditional, small villages, Italy has something for everyone. This country has it all, from what may be considered the ultimate trifeca of art, history and culinary exquisiteness to long stretches of beautiful coastline and let’s […]

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News for the Week

September 27, 2014
Oxbow Bend Grand Teton

Are your travel feet itching for a fall road trip? Alan and I are raising our hands high. Although Montana doesn’t have the beautiful red foliage of states like Vermont or New Hampshire, our fall landscape has plenty of yellow, gold and orange. In fact, we had planned on exploring this week until a weather front […]

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Saturday’s scene: Fall on the Glenn Highway

September 27, 2014
Fall on the Glenn Highway in Alaska

When Alan and I planned our Alaska Highway road trip, we weren’t thinking about fall color. But that’s exactly what we found in the first week of September while driving the Glenn Highway, also known as the Tok Cutoff. The paved road travels 328 scenic miles between Tok and Anchorage. And the portion of the highway […]

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Gluten-Free Travel Tips Help Make Travel Tasty Again

September 25, 2014
Gluten-Free Guide to Travel

Although gluten-free travel has come a long way over the last few years, traveling can still be quite stressful for those who cannot eat gluten products. Travel is nerve-racking enough sometimes; and when you travel with dietary restrictions, well, it can be extremely frustrating. Thankfully, there are a lot of resources out there to help travelers stay […]

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