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Top Five South Pacific Travel Apps

March 5, 2015
Nuka Hiva, Marquesas Islands

A trip to the South Pacific means exotic landscape and ample active travel opportunities will be at your fingertips. Of course, exploring this exotic destination means making a lot of decisions in the process. For most of us, planning a trip to this part of the world can be a bit daunting. How do you […]

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Taking the Circle Tour in Papeete

March 4, 2015
The tropical view from Papeete, Tahiti

We should have listened when our travel advisor warned us about bus excursions in tropical climates like the South Pacific. She was right. Hot, humid weather and a crowded bus excursion are not a good mix. And this was certainly the case on a Papeete cruise excursion, “Tahiti’s Natural Treasures,” operated by Regent Seven Seas when […]

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News for the Week

February 28, 2015
Cruising Milford Sound on Silver Spirit

Donna here: Hello from Sydney, Australia. Last Saturday, we sailed the scenic Milford Sound before crossing the Tasman Sea to begin the Australia portion of our itinerary — Melbourne, Tasmania and Sydney. The highlight for us was attending a performance of Madame Butterfly at Sydney Opera House. Silversea treated all 140 guests sailing on the entire Grand […]

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News for the Week

February 21, 2015
byodo in temple

Nicole here reporting for Donna, who is currently exploring the many ports of New Zealand. Although I’m sure she has tons to tells us about this week’s adventures, unfortunately, the Internet has been like some of their last fews days at sea: rocky. So, I’m here to recap the week for you. The My Itchy […]

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News for the Week

February 14, 2015
Triple Creek Ranch

Hello from New Zealand’s North Island. The weather’s taken a cooler turn as Silver Spirit explores Bay of Islands, Auckland, Tauranga, Napier and Picton. Next week, Alan and I will continue on to the South Island. To keep up with us, check out the photos and short messages at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, Instagram […]

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Learning to Bake Pies at Triple Creek Ranch

February 12, 2015
Triple Creek Ranch

Although Triple Creek Ranch offers plenty of outdoor adventures for active boomers, sometimes you need a break from all that rugged fun. That’s how I found myself in a pie baking class on a Thanksgiving visit to the Montana Relais & Chateau guest ranch. Guests gather in the gourmet kitchen of Ponderosa cabin to watch […]

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News for the Week

February 7, 2015
Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Greetings from French Polynesia. Swimming with stingrays and reef sharks in Moorea has been the highlight for us. And we loved it so much that we repeated the experience in Bora Bora. Next week starts the beginning of Silver Spirit’s exploration of New Zealand. To keep up with us, check out the photos and short messages at the My […]

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Top Five Apps for Winter Travel

February 5, 2015
Donna and Alan_Hubbard Glacier

Although many travelers take off the winter months to rest and rejuvenate, real adventurers in the know seek out cold weather travel opportunities. In fact, traveling during wintertime is a great idea for anyone looking for great deals to destinations that offer breathtaking landscapes, endless outdoor adventures and quite often, few crowds. Of course, traveling in […]

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News for the Week

January 31, 2015
Nuka Hiva, Marquesas Islands

Hello from French Polynesia. After seven days of sailing across the Pacific on Silver Spirit, we’ve arrived in a tropical part of the world. So far, Alan and I have enjoyed some much needed days of relaxation. We also watched the Crossing the Equator ceremony for the 5th time in our cruising careers, which definitely […]

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Seven of America’s Best State Parks

January 29, 2015
Custer State Park

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of visiting US National Parks whenever we can. From Yellowstone to Glacier National Park, we’ll take any opportunity to explore our country’s greatest natural resources. However, while national parks tend to get a lot more attention, state parks often fly below the radar, which is quite a […]

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