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Donna Hull colors in Coloring the West, An Adult Coloring Book for Travelers

9 Ways to Travel When You’re Stuck at Home

Donna Hull colors in Coloring the West, An Adult Coloring Book for Travelers

Staying home. What boomer traveler likes to do that? What do boomers do when health or life problems keep them from scratching those itchy travel feet? Actually, Alan and I have faced that issue several times when illnesses or current events caused us to postpone trips. 9 ways boomer travelers can cope when they can’t […]

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Wild Pacific Trail

Free Virtual Tours for Bored Boomers

Wild Pacific Trail

Free virtual tours are a huge blessing during the times in our lives when we’re can’t travel physically. Just because we’re stuck at home doesn’t mean we can’t stimulate our minds and mental health by visiting a national park, museum or interesting destination. Perhaps you’re recovering from hip replacement surgery, a common experience for many […]

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Off-the-beaten-path in Valley of the Gods

How to Visit Valley of the Gods in Southeastern Utah

Let me take you on a Valley of the Gods tour, one of my favorite off-the-beaten-path Utah destinations. Alan’s, too. It’s the very best kind of do-it-yourself adventure. If you’ve hung around My Itchy Travel Feet for very long, you know that Alan and I enjoy nothing better than to take the road less traveled. […]

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Tips for a Natural Bridges National Monument Scenic Drive

Natural Bridges National Monument, located 35 miles west of Blanding, definitely qualifies as a hidden gem in southeastern Utah and a fun American Southwest adventure. The national monument offers hiking opportunities to three sandstone land bridges, as well as amazing stargazing. But if you’re short on time, the 9-mile scenic drive is a great way […]

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White river boat American Song

Explore the U.S. with American Cruise Lines

White river boat American Song

American Cruise Lines is sponsoring this look at small ship cruising in the U.S. When you think of river cruising, do you picture sailing down a European scenic river stopping at charming towns with history to explore? Did you know that you can do that here in the good old USA? U.S. river cruising on […]

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Healthy travel tips for cold and flu season

21 Healthy Travel Tips to Avoid Cold, Flu and Novel Corona Virus on a Trip

Healthy travel tips for cold and flu season

Updated 02.01.2020: I’ve updated my healthy travel tips for cold and flu season to include the current travel issues with the Novel Corona virus that originated in Wuhan, China. There’s a lot of misinformation and fear mongering in the news and on social media. Let’s approach the topic with practicality and common sense. So here […]

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Walking the old town of Gdansk, Poland

Discovering Gdansk On a Self-Guided Walking Tour

Walking the old town of Gdansk, Poland

On an independent Gdansk walking tour, the Polish city surprised and delighted me. With beautiful architecture that’s been meticulously restored and an easy-to-maneuver Old Town, Gdansk is fun to explore on your own. There’s nothing like a city walking tour for exploring the nooks and crannies of a place. Use my walking tour tips for […]

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Tremiti Islands

Southern Italy Photos to Inspire Your Next Boomer Trip

Tremiti Islands

You’re all probably familiar with the old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” When planning a travel itinerary that saying is definitely true. Our Southern Italy photos document a twelve-day Southern Italy road trip that remains a favorite for Alan and me. Claudia Fontana from Italy A La Carte met us at the […]

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Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

It takes a plan to enjoy a trade event as large as the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. My Tucson Gem Show travel tips will take you there.  Held annually since 1955, the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is considered to be one of the largest gem shows in the world—if not THE largest. Visitors […]

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