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


Learn How to Earn and Spend Frequent Flyer Miles

October 21, 2014

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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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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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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Top Five Apps for USA Road Trips

September 3, 2014
Dusty Toyota after driving the Alpine Loop in Colorado

No matter what kind of travel you opt for normally, setting out on the open road is an exhilarating experience for anyone. Sure, packing your bags and heading to the airport can be exciting, but there’s nothing like the freedom that comes along with revving that engine and hitting the highway on a long road […]

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Top Five Apps for Cruise Travel

August 5, 2014

There are few travel industries that have come so far in such little time like the cruising industry. No longer are cruises offering tiny shoebox cabins and all-you-can-eat shrimp cocktail in exchange for exorbitant prices. No, these days, most cruise ships offer spacious rooms as well as a variety of luxurious options at reasonable prices. […]

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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

July 10, 2014
Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Have you ever dreamed of living out a scene from the movie ‘Gorillas in the Midst’ while traveling through Africa? Through gorilla trekking tours, travelers can have close encounters with gorillas in their natural habitat, but it does take some careful planning. Today’s guest poster, Leslie Burnside, tells us the best way to go gorilla trekking […]

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Top Five Montana Travel Apps

July 7, 2014
St Mary Lake_ Glacier National Park

As Alan and Donna can tell you, active travel in Montana is a boomer’s dream come true. From romantic lodges in the middle of beautiful scenery to mountainous and lake-laden hiking options, Big Sky Country offers a seemingly never-ending array of active travel possibilities. Of course, taking full advantage of all that Montana has to […]

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Top Five Apps for Active Alaska Travel

June 1, 2014
LeConte Glacier in Southeast Alaska

I think anyone who has ever been to beautiful Alaska will agree that it has to be one of the most fascinating states in the entire US. Not only does it offer breathtaking landscapes and incredible views at every turn, but the state’s distinct history and culture are incredibly intriguing as well. Additionally, the options […]

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News for the Week

May 31, 2014
Alan and Donna Hull on Baird Glacier in southeastern Alaska

Active Travel in Alaska! Will you be traveling to Alaska this summer? You’re in luck. This month on the My Itchy Travel Feet home page, we’re featuring some of our favorite Active Travel in Alaska experiences to inspire your boomer travel plans. The Active Travel in Alaska theme will continue in the June 2014 edition of the My Itchy Travel […]

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Saving Travel Dollars With AARP

May 17, 2014
Finding real possibilities (and travel deals) at Life@50+ in Boston.

If you’re a member of AARP, then you already know about the discounts at AARP Member Advantages. In fact, last October, I told you about the travel deals I found while attending Life@50+ in Atlanta (October 2013). Well the AARP travel offers keep getting better. I’ve just returned from Life@50+ Boston (May 2014). Take a look […]

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