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Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China

Visit the Temple of Heaven: Where Chinese Boomers Hang Out

Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China

How do you visit the Temple of Heaven, a popular Beijing attraction, on a luxury cruise through China? Most cruise lines offer a land extension to China’s capital city that’s well worth the time, money, and effort. When cruises visit China, they dock at Tianjin for a couple of nights so that guests can overnight […]

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two skiff boats in front of an arched iceburg

News for the Week

two skiff boats in front of an arched iceburg

Welcome to this edition of News for the Week—a look at boomer travel ideas, news and deals. From Donna: It’s okay to change your travel plans. That’s exactly what Alan and I did this week when we cancelled our September road trip in Alaska. After me being sick most of July, the Alaska trip has […]

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Starfish in the sand

The Best Summer Weekend Getaways for Boomer Travelers

Starfish in the sand

Cummins is sponsoring this look at summer weekend getaways. Everyone likes a summer weekend getaway, even baby boomers. While we might not have work stress that accumulates during the week, a change of pace is always fun—and good for us. Getting away for the weekend can be tricky. It’s not as easy to avoid the […]

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Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes: Off-the-beaten-path in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains

Discover off-the-beaten-path Twin Lakes

If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path fun in Montana, Twin Lakes in the Bitterroot National Forest certainly qualifies. Twin Lakes sits at 7,200 ft. with fishing, canoeing—no motorized boats allowed—and hiking available, making this a fun day trip or overnight camping getaway. Since Alan and I aren’t backpackers, we appreciate the opportunity to experience day hikes […]

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Heart Thumping Travel Adventures for Baby Boomers

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This article was developed in collaboration with St. Joseph® Low Dose Aspirin. Personal opinions and thoughts within this article are my own. Have you experienced new adventures on boomer travels that put a little love in your heart, and an enthusiasm to try it again on the next trip? Isn’t that the best? Since starting […]

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Mekong Delta shore exucrsion

Explore Vietnam on a Mekong Delta Shore Excursion

Mekong Delta shore exucrsion

Updated 08.01.2019: On a Mekong Delta shore excursion, Alan and I discovered a touristy experience that’s usually not our cup of tea. I can’t say it’s my most favorite Asia cruise excursion, but I did appreciate the introduction to life along the Mekong River, prime people watching and an interesting way to spend the day […]

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Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Uncrowded Summer destinations in the American West

Black Canyon of the Gunnison

Cummins is sponsoring this look at summer travel in the American West. If you’re like Alan and me, traveling in the summer is a challenge. Crowds, especially over the July 4th and Labor Day holidays are not for us. But who wants to stay home during beautiful days filled with long hours of sunlight? We […]

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Discover France with Road Scholar

Road Scholar is sponsoring this look at how to discover France The 75th anniversary of D-day has focused the world’s attention on France. Baby boomers, especially, experience a special bond with the idea of a trip to France as we remember the WWII stories from our parents, family and friends. Road Scholar has declared France […]

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What to wear on an Alaska cruise

Don’t know what to pack for an Alaska Cruise? Our Alaska Cruise Packing List to the rescue!

What to wear on an Alaska cruise

Cruising in Alaska is one of my favorite active boomer travel experiences. With plenty of active adventures and beautiful scenery to admire and/or photograph, it’s no surprise that an Alaska cruise is at the top of many boomer bucket lists. However too many folks become caught up in worrying about packing for an Alaska cruise. […]

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Formal night on a luxury cruise

My Itchy Travel Feet’s 11 Year Anniversary: Inspiring Boomer Travelers

Formal night on a luxury cruise

Happy eleven years to us! That’s right, we’re celebrating our 11 year anniversary during May at My Itchy Travel Feet, The Baby Boomer’s Guide to Travel. Whew! That’s a lot of traveling, travel planning, writing, photography and all the other tasks that go into publishing an award-winning online magazine for boomer travelers. Online Magazine. Did […]

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