A view of Chinchero, Peru

Exploring Chinchero in Peru’s Sacred Valley

Updated 09.25.2019:  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 […]

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Galapagos Islands

A Photographic Tour through the Galapagos Islands

Updated 01.016.2020:  Making a travel bucket list is a very personal thing. But when it comes to choosing travel destinations, there seems to be a few reoccurring favorites that show up on most travelers’ wish lists, such as the Galapagos Islands. You’ll see what we mean after viewing this Galapagos Islands photo essay. About 1,000 […]

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Mendoza wine travel

Biking Through Mendoza Wine Country

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

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.  Have you been to the awe-inspiring Iguazú Falls, which span the border between Argentina and Brazil? Guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, visited the Unesco site with her 67-year-old […]

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El Brujo Glacier in the Chilean Fjords

Cruising to El Brujo Glacier

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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Tips for a luxury trip to Machu Picchu, Peru.

Visiting Machu Picchu in Luxurious Style

Do you have a boomer bucket list? Alan and I keep one. And a luxury Machu Pichhu trip to Peru’s top UNESCO World Heritage site is very near the top of our “want to do’s.” My Itchy Travel Feet featured contributor, Debi Lander, of ByLanderSea, has been there and done that. Her Machu Pichhu luxury […]

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Kaiteur Falls, Guyana

Making the Trek to 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

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

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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