Arlene Davis

Travel Tips for Boomer Women Traveling Solo

Arlene Davis is a 74-year-old world traveler who took her first trip overseas at the age of 65, where she was clearly hit by the travel bug. These days she loves to explore alone, and has picked up quite a few savvy rules of the road along the way. Today, she’s sharing her best travel […]

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The Best Luxury Cruise Apps for Boomers

Luxury Cruise Apps for Boomers Updated: 09.01.2018 Since November 2013, we’ve been sharing our recommendations for best luxury cruise apps for boomers. This is the most recent update that includes eliminating apps that are no longer published, plus we introduce you to our latest finds. If you’re an app user who’s also a luxury cruiser, […]

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best personal item bag for the boomer traveler

I Found the Best Personal Item Bag for Travel

Baggallini is sponsoring this look at personal item travel bags. Updated 11.01.2019: 18 months later and it’s still my favorite! If I met you on a flight and offered a peek inside my personal item bag, you’d shake your head. When it comes to a personal item travel bag, I’m not a light packer. Efficient? […]

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Getting ready for an Oregon road trip

Here We go Again on an Oregon Road Trip

By May, are your boomer travel feet itching for a road trip? Ours are! Alan’s had the maps out designing a late spring Oregon road trip that will take us from Crater Lake National Park to off-the-beaten-path destinations in eastern Oregon. And he’s arranged outstanding accommodations along the way. I love a man who’s a travel […]

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Nalychevo Nature Park

3 Earth Friendly Travel Tips to Celebrate Earth Day

How much thought do you give to the environmental impact of your travels? Today, I’m sharing three earth friendly travel tips that are easy to accomplish but make a big impact if we all practice them. When Alan and I travel, the experience almost always includes spending time in a natural setting. There’s nothing better […]

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National Geographic Romantic Destinations

10 Essential Items to Take on a Romantic Getaway

Think we love to lay around and recite poetry on our romantic getaways? Think again, because although we enjoy a little love in our lives, we’d never forsake our love of active exploration. Although … even if you’re one of those pragmatic types who sneers at the ever-growing commercialization of  Valentine’s day, it’s always nice […]

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3 cold weather trips for the active boomer traveler

Start the New Year Out Right With These Cold Weather Trips

If you’ve been following the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, then you know how much Alan and I enjoy traveling on cold weather trips. Why are we such big fans of cold and snow? Because it’s a great way for active boomer travelers to jump start those New Year’s fitness goals. And did […]

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Lolo Pass

Alan’s Tips for Making a Do It Yourself Winter Driving Kit

Updated 11.01.2019:  We’re all accustomed to seeing Alan’s amazing travel photos, but rarely do we hear from the man behind the lens. In fact, very few readers realize that Alan is a travel planning machine who thrives on the challenges of off-the-beaten-path travel. We’ve already spoken about winter travel and the hurdles that come with […]

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Travel Gift Guide for Grandkids

Updated 12.01.2019:  Shopping is stressful enough when you’re looking for travel gifts for adults, but choosing cool items for the grandkids is always a bit of a challenge. If you are looking for some great gift ideas for that traveling tot in your family or simply want to inspire a young adult with the love […]

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