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

Kodiak Island Bear Watching: An Amazing Boomer Travel Adventure

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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Shark in the water

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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Seeing pandas in China

Chengdu Panda Tour for Boomer Wildlife Watchers

Wildlife watching is one of my favorite active boomer travel adventures. Alan’s too. Of course we prefer to observe wildlife in their natural environment, like we did on a South African safari. Seeing Pandas in China When it comes to wildlife experiences, seeing pandas in China has long been on our bucket list. But that’s […]

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Monastery in Petra

A Baby Boomers Guide to Petra and other Jordanian Sites

With its intoxicating blend of the exotic and the historic, Jordan is a dream destination that deserves to be included on your list of bucket list trips, especially after reading our guide to Petra. However, exploring this enigmatic off-the-beaten-path destination takes quite a bit of planning for travelers of any age. Grueling uphill hikes through […]

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