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


Five Best National Park Apps

April 1, 2014
three lakes loop trail

Spring and summer offer excellent weather conditions to explore the many national parks located throughout the US. From the ever-so-popular Grand Canyon to the more remote Denali National Park and Preserve, these magnificent and expansive parks are perfect options for active boomer travel. Whether you’re more of the glamping type or one of those “I’m […]

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Road Trip Guide Through Spain’s Lower Rias

March 25, 2014
Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela

Although some people may claim that Spain’s ongoing crisis has dramatically affected the country’s reputation as a travel destination, there was actually a record number of tourists in 2013. In fact, approximately 60.4 million tourists visited the Iberian Peninsula last year, making it the world’s third top tourist destination, right behind France and the US. […]

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Five Best Apps for Southwestern Travel

March 4, 2014
Mesa Arch Canyonlands

Spring is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you’ve been counting the long days of winter until its arrival. Like most, I always look forward to springtime because it means a wide variety of active travel options. While some people love winter weather travel, I’ll always prefer to travel during long, springtime […]

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Cold Weather Gear for Men That Packs Light

February 18, 2014
Alan and Donna Hull on Baird Glacier in southeastern Alaska

Are you planning to take advantage of the last few months of winter to do some cold-weather traveling? Packing for cold destinations can take on a whole new level in terms of packing appropriate clothing and accessories, which may mean more bulk for your suitcase. The trick to winter travel preparation is to take a […]

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Cold Weather Gear for Women That Packs Light

February 12, 2014

Do you like to experience a winter adventure every so often? For women travelers who aren’t skiers or avid winter enthusiasts, cold weather gear for women can be expensive. But you still want to have fun in the snow once in a while, right? I hear you. When I lived in Arizona, a snowy trip […]

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Five Best Apps for Romantic Travel

February 4, 2014
Belgrade Hearts

Well, it looks like there’s just no way around it: February is the romance month and that’s that. No matter how much we complain about the forced aspect of the big V day, I think it’s safe to say that most of us enjoy the “holiday,” even if only for the seasonal candy benefits that go […]

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One Healthy Change: 10,000 Steps a Day

January 14, 2014
Counting steps with Fitbit One

Is January a goal setting time for you? It is for Alan and me. But rather than making New Year’s resolutions that are little more than wishful thinking, we set goals that are measured with numbers. And believe me, when that goal is met, we celebrate! 2014 Goal: Move 10,000 steps a day Last year, […]

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Top Five Bucket List Travel Apps for The New Year

January 7, 2014
New Years Eve Silversea Silver Cloud

Happy New Year, everyone! I know it’s a bit late and certainly a bit cliché, but have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? For me, this time of year is about the wide open potential for great things to come to fruition over the next twelve months, so I personally tend to think of […]

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Where Are You Traveling in 2014?

January 1, 2014
A Montana sunrise filled with 2014 travel possibilities. Where will you go?

Last night, Alan poured two glasses of champagne, we sat near the Christmas tree with a fire roaring in the fireplace and talked about making travel plans. Soon the conversation sparkled as much as our bubbly drinks or the lights of the Christmas tree. Do you think 17 days is too long for an expedition cruise? […]

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One Healthy Change: Relax

December 13, 2013

Whenever I’m on a true vacation—whether it’s visiting my mom, taking a long cruise or enjoying the natural setting at a wildlife lodge—I find myself wanting to sleep a lot, especially when there is little connectivity to the internet. Do I have some type of sleeping sickness? No. Without constant interaction and distractions, my body […]

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