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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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Planning a Boomer Adventure cruising through the Greek Islands

white buildings on the coast

Cruising the Greek islands is an incredibly popular activity for travelers of all ages. And of course, there’s good reason for that. The Greek islands are not only scenic, but also boast an immense history that goes back millennia. Did you know that there are more than 6,000 islands surrounding Greece? Recently, guest contributor, Phyllis […]

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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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Go off the beaten path on Star Island

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Updated 03.26.2020:  It’s always a good idea to have a travel bucket list with a nice mix of popular travel destinations and way off-the-beaten-path locations. Of course, when we say off-the-beaten-path we don’t necessarily mean hiking through a dense jungle on the edge of the world.  Guest contributor Erika L. Nelson shows us how to […]

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Angkor Wat

Tips on Visiting Angkor Wat in the Rainy Season

Angkor Wat

As the seventh wonder of the world, Angkor Wat is an incredibly popular, but still off-the-beaten-path destination in Cambodia. Originally constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Vishnu for the Khmer Empire, this site has somehow managed to withstand the test of time. Visitors from around the world come to see the ancient […]

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Exploring The Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs

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Let’s face it – trying to find accommodations while on the road is one of the most frustrating things about travel. Do you want luxury, charm, history, location, or all of the above? It’s hard to find one hotel that has everything you need for a comfortable stay, but in some cases, you find a […]

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Graceland Sign

Baby Boomer Guide to Graceland in Memphis, TN

Graceland Sign

Within America’s vast wealth of national treasures, Graceland stands out as a timeless icon of rock and roll. Sure, Memphis, Tennessee has a lot of things to see and do, but those in the know head straight to Elvis country. Of course, to really experience this amazing piece of  national history in all of its […]

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The Parthenon in Greece

Tips for Visiting Greece by Land

The Parthenon in Greece

Greece is an incredibly popular tourist destination, especially for cruisers. But, there really is so much more to this ancient country than its idyllic islands, which of course, can be best explored on a Greek Island Cruise Adventure. Visiting Greece by land really is a wonderful way to get some insight into the country’s incredible […]

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Door County, Wisconsin

Unexpected Boomer Adventures in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County, Wisconsin

Are you looking for incredible, but off-the-beaten-path travel ideas for the upcoming year? Well, we’ve got a destination that may be a bit of a surprise for you: Door County, Wisconsin. Maybe there’s not an abundance of travel articles highlighting this beautiful area of Wisconsin, but there should be! My Itchy Travel Feet featured contributor […]

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Iceland Travel Tips for Adventurous Boomers

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Years back, traveling to Iceland may have seen 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. With rolling green hills, frozen glaciers, wild horses, spectacular waterfalls, and whatever else you could imagine in a fairy tale setting, this country is simply magical. […]

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