How to Travel to See Monarch Butterflies in Mexico

Have you always wanted to see the Monarch Butterflies in Mexico? Planning a winter trip to watch the migrating butterflies is a bucket list experience for boomer nature lovers. And it’s important to appreciate them while you can as their winter habit is threatened by illegal logging and climate change. Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, recently traveled […]

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11 Paris Highlights For First Time Visitors

Is a trip to Paris, France on your bucket list? With so much to see and do, it’s easy to cram too much into your itinerary, leading to a rushed, stress-filled experience. And that’s not our idea of boomer travel. My Itchy Travel Feet featured writer, Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, narrows it down for us. She […]

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Kodiak bear next to a river with water dripping off his chin.

How to Go Kodiak Island Bear Watching in Alaska

Is a Kodiak Island bear watching trip on your bucket list? It’s been on mine for a long time. Although I’ve visited the island of Kodiak on Alaska cruises, there’s never been enough time to schedule a trip to see the Kodiak bears (and none of my favorite cruise lines have ever offered one). My […]

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Double decker river boat on the Nile River

Discovering Ancient Egypt on a Dahabiya Nile Cruise

A luxury Nile River Cruise has long been on our bucket list here at My Itchy Travel Feet. I imagine gliding along the Nile on a Dahabiya, stopping to explore temples that become more and more grand. For me, it would be a travel dream come true. Featured writer, Debi Lander, ByLanderSea, shares her experience […]

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frozen tundra landscape

Iceland Travel Tips for Winter Travelers

Need Iceland travel tips for a winter trip? We’ve got adventure-filled tips that will make any active boomer traveler smile with anticipation. Years back, traveling to Iceland may have seemed like traveling to another world. But in today’s ultra-connected world, Iceland is becoming one of the planet’s hottest cold-weather travel destinations and worthy of your […]

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Cruising the South Pacific on Crystal Serenity

Here we go again. Alan and I are cruising the South Pacific for the sixth time. I know what you’re thinking, “Y’all must be crazy.” Well, maybe we are. The South Pacific is an itinerary that we particularly like for many reasons, especially for the water experiences like swimming with stingrays. However, it’s the relaxing […]

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Exploring South Africa’s Garden Route

If the idea of scenic drives in lush green forests sandwiched between mountains and the Indian Ocean appeal to you, then the beautiful Garden Route of South Africa is definitely one to add to your travel bucket list. Guest contributor, René De Klerk, a South African travel and conservation journalist, takes us on a wonderful […]

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Diving with Great White Sharks in South Africa

Active travel means different things to different people. For some, hiking around the world is enough to get the old ticker pumping. But, for intrepid travelers like Carol and Mike Ivey from Curious Gypsies, only extreme heart-stopping activities will do. Hold on to your hats because the brave duo are taking us diving with Great […]

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