Seine River Cruise Highlights: Cruising with Viking

Have you thought about a Seine River Cruise in France? After spending a couple of days in Paris (on your own), you’ll board a boat to explore the highlights of Normandy. It’s a wonderful cruising experience for boomers who favor river cruising. Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, recently cruised the Seine River as a guest of Viking […]

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Normandy Highlights: The Best Things to Do

When I think of the highlights of a Normandy trip, the D-day beaches and Mont Saint Michel immediately come to mind. But the Alabaster Coast, as the coast of Normandy is called, offers so much more to see like a picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site and the beaches of the D-day landing. My Itchy Travel […]

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What to See at Versailles on a Paris Day Trip

If you’re looking for tips on what to see in Versailles, you’ve come to the right article. Through the years, My Itchy Travel Feet has published some excellent tips on visiting France, including my favorite, a Burgundy Canal Barge Cruise. My Itchy Travel Feet featured writer, Debi Lander of ByLanderSea, writes often about French travel. I especially […]

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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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Boomer Adventure on a Burgundy Canal Barge Cruise

We absolutely love the feeling of exploring the world while enjoying the good life on a luxurious cruise ship. But the idea of sailing through the incredibly idyllic region of central France while on a Burgundy Canal Barge Cruise with just 12 passengers really makes our travel feet itchy!  Guest contributor, Rosemarie Palmer from Quiltripping, […]

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Boomer Hiking in Brittany, France

Have you thought about including hiking in Brittany on your trip to France? As we’ve said many times before, hiking is a wonderful way to really see the best off-the-beaten-path places in a new destination, and you don’t need much to do a quick hike to take in the scenic views. A girl after our […]

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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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How to take a self-guided tour of Strasbourg, France

Updated 02.29.2020:  We’ve driven through Champagne Country, gone roadtripping in Provence, and taken a long bike ride through Loire Valley, but France still has way more to offer in terms of travel adventures. Today, we’re taking you on a self-guided tour of Strasbourg! As the official seat of the European Parliament, Strasbourg is a bustling […]

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Beyond the Lavender: An Off-the-Beaten-Path Provence Road Trip

Have you thought about a Provence road trip? As a travel destination, France is one of the most popular countries in the world. It’s got a bit of everything from culture, history, architecture, culinary gems and a whole host of things to do and see. As one of the country’s most beloved regions, Provence is […]

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