Boomer woman and man smile as their luxury cruise ship leaves port

Here we go again: Cruising in Asia and Alaska with Seabourn Sojourn

What’s it like to cruise for 42 days in Asia and the North Pacific on a small ship luxury cruise? Alan and I will be the guinea pigs testing the waters for you during our next boomer travel adventure on a Hong Kong to Vancouver cruise itinerary with Seabourn Sojourn. Actually, we’ve cruised a similar […]

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south pacific cruise itinerary for active boomer travelers

Cruising the South Pacific on Seabourn Sojourn

Here we go again, another South Pacific Cruise. For the fifth time, Alan and I will be relaxing while cruising the South Pacific on a luxury ship in the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean. Obviously, it’s our favorite itinerary. With lots of sea days, plenty of water adventures that boomers will love, and an itinerary that […]

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Mimosas for breakfast on Silver Spirit

Best Transatlantic Cruise Tips for the Boomer Traveler

What is the best Transatlantic cruise and will we like it? At My Itchy Travel Feet, readers ask us that question a lot.  Since Alan and I have cruised on five Atlantic crossings—Regent (Voyager and Navigator), Silversea (Silver Sprit and Silver Wind) and Seabourn (Sojourn)—our answer is a resounding YES! In fact, we’ve gathered our experiences […]

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Discover a world of food on Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises: Exploring the world with your taste buds

Oceania Cruises is sponsoring this look at their culinary discovery tours, onboard services and shipboard cuisine. Warning: this article will inspire your next cruise—and might make you hungry. Here at My Itchy Travel Feet, I’m usually highlighting the active fun that Alan and I experience on small ship cruises. But whom am I kidding? We’re […]

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How to choose the best Alaska cruise

How to Choose the Best Alaska Cruise for Baby Boomers

How do you choose the best Alaska cruise? As boomer travelers, Alan and I are often asked that question. Our answer? It depends—on the itinerary, when you would like to cruise in Alaska, which cruise line you prefer, and the type of experience you’re seeking. Before I offer my boomer travel advice for how to […]

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Luxury cruise ship christmas on seabourn

Celebrating Christmas on a Seabourn Cruise Ship

In late 2023, Alan and I will be experiencing our fourth luxury cruise ship Christmas and our second Seabourn ship Christmas. It will be fun to see how celebrating the holidays on a ship has changed since the first time we cruised at Christmas many years ago on another luxury cruise line. In the meantime, […]

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Donna and Alan Hull exploring Antarctica

6 Questions About Cruising to Antarctica

After Alan and I returned from cruising to Antarctica, we kept asking each other, “Did we really go there?” And, now, the trip seems so distant. Perhaps it’s that our senses were overloaded so it was hard to process all that we experienced on this trip of a lifetime that’s long been at the top […]

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Avoiding the crowds and heat on a summer cruise in the Med

Surviving a Summer Cruise in the Mediterranean

If you’re traveling on a summer cruise in the Mediterranean, our tips will make your trip a lot more enjoyable. Read on! On a Mediterranean summer cruise, you visit Rome when the cruise ship docks in Civitavecchia, Italy. Sweat drips down the back of your shirt as you stand in the long line to enter […]

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Rheinstein castle in the Rhine Gorge

Winter on the Rhine

On a foggy, sleety day, AmaWaterways Amacello winds through the Rhine Gorge where medieval castles and vineyards compete for attention above scenic river banks. Alan heads outside to take photos but returns quickly, unable to shield his lens from pelting sleet. Most Rhine River cruisers hope to view the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World […]

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