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A view of Chinchero, Peru

Hiking Through Chinchero in Peru’s Sacred Valley

A view of Chinchero, Peru

Peru is a favorite travel destination of many, most of whom visit to see iconic Machu Picchu. But, if you’re planning a trip to this amazing destination, why not take the time to see some of the lesser-known sites in the area? Guest contributor Patti Morrow from Luggage and Lipstick is here to share …

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Galapagos Islands

A Photographic Tour through the Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Travel bucket lists are a very personal thing, but when it comes to travel destinations, there seems to be a few reoccurring favorites that show up on most travelers’ wish lists, such as the Galapagos Islands. About 1,000 kilometers off the coast of Ecuador, this off-the-beaten-path area is known for its amazing wildlife and untouched […]

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Mendoza wine travel

Biking Through Mendoza Wine Country

Mendoza wine travel

Although we certainly advise against drinking and driving in any case, taking a leisurely bike ride through beautiful vineyards while tasting some of the local wine is certainly a great bucket list item, as long as it’s done in moderation, of course. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, recently had a long adventure through Argentina, which included […]

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Iguazu Falls

A Date with the Devil at Iguazú Falls

Iguazu Falls

Exploring the natural wonders of the world is a great idea for any travel bucket list. There are some seriously amazing sites to be seen around the world and today, we’re taking you to the awe-inspiring Iguazú Falls, which span the border between Argentina and Brazil. Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, visited the Unesco site with her […]

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El Brujo Glacier in the Chilean Fjords

Cruising to El Brujo Glacier

El Brujo Glacier in the Chilean Fjords

We cruised to El Brujo Glacier as part of an extended cruise to Antarctica. This beautiful site certainly whet our appetites for what was to come. Want to make your holiday cruise a white one (or blue in this case)? Choose an itinerary that visits a glacier. When Alan and I sailed in South America […]

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Sunset in Neumayer Channel

Cruising to Antarctica With Seabourn

Sunset in Neumayer Channel

Earlier this year, in Tips for Making a Travel Bucket List, I wrote that Alan and I would be checking an item off our bucket list in 2015 with an Antarctica trip. Well, it’s almost here! We’re so excited to be experiencing an active boomer travel adventure that’s at the very top of our want to do list. We’ll be […]

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Tips for a luxury trip to Machu Picchu, Peru.

Visiting Machu Picchu in Luxurious Style

Tips for a luxury trip to Machu Picchu, Peru.

Do you have a boomer bucket list? Alan and I keep one. And a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu is very near the top of our “want to do’s.” Today, My Itchy Travel Feet guest writer, Debi Lander, of ByLanderSea, whets our appetite for visiting this remarkable site sooner rather […]

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Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

Making the Trek to Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

Within the wonderful world of hiking, there are seemingly two categories: those leisurely hikers who love a good dose of fresh air mixed with great views of beautiful landscape and then, there are those adventurous trekkers who love nothing more than beating new and arduous paths towards incredibly remote destinations. Today’s guest posters, Candas Whitlock and […]

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Rio de Janiero

Saturday’s scene: waiting for carnival

Rio de Janiero

What does a well-dressed boomer wear to carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? How about one of the costumes from the Carnival Museum? When our Regent Seven Seas Navigator cruise ended in Rio, after sailing across the Atlantic from Cape Town, we had the entire day to tour with a private guide before our plane […]

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Donna Shopping at Las Bovedas in Cartagena.

Four Hours in Cartagena, Colombia

Donna Shopping at Las Bovedas in Cartagena.

Four Hours in Cartagena, Colombia Updated: 10.04.2017 Cartagena—how many boomer travelers have this South American city on their travel list? I admit that Alan and I had never considered visiting Cartagena, Colombia, until our Silver Cloud Panama Canal Cruise made a short stop here after transiting through the Canal. One of the benefits of cruising […]

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