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Kapalua Bay Beach on Maui

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Kapalua Bay Beach on Maui

From Donna: I learned something new this week: applying for a Chinese visa is complicated, especially meeting the photo requirements, which are very picky. The photo size for a Chinese is not the same as the photo size for U.S. passports. Also, the photo must be against a white (not even a hint of off-white) […]

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USS Missouri cruise excursion

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USS Missouri cruise excursion

From Donna: It’s snowing in Montana. Yay! Now that we’ve returned from the Oregon coast, Alan and I are anxious to enjoy winter fun like snowshoeing the trails at Chief Joseph (they have cross country trails, too). If you’re looking for an easy way to enjoy a winter trip, experience a destination on snowshoes. What […]

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Horseback riding in Waipi'o Valley

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Horseback riding in Waipi'o Valley

From Donna: Today, Alan and I leave the Oregon coast to fly back to Montana—just in time for a rain/snowstorm. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for snow as we’ve yet to break out the snowshoes this winter. And here’s a tip for you if the Oregon coast is in your February travel plans: make a […]

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herdal farm norway

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herdal farm norway

From Donna: Alan and I are still on the Oregon Coast, where the weather seems to change by the hour. My new, blue waterproof jacket is getting a workout! This week, Alan traveled to Los Angeles on business while I stayed in Oregon on a personal writing retreat—no answering email, very little social media or […]

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Ferrari test drive in Maranello, Italy

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Ferrari test drive in Maranello, Italy

From Donna: Pacific Coast storm watching has long been on our boomer bucket list. This week, Alan and I stood at the window of our Oregon headquarters mesmerized by the strongest storm the Pacific Coast has seen in a long time. No, we didn’t take any photos or videos—shame on us. But it was raining […]

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Alaska's Frederick Sound

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Alaska's Frederick Sound

From Donna: Alan and I enjoy snowy weather. We truly do. But not when that snow is covered with ice and more icy rain is expected. So we’re moving My Itchy Travel Feet headquarters to the Oregon coast for several weeks. Alan’s looking forward to photographing some storm action. And I’m hoping for long beach […]

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Closeup of a giraffe at Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa

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Closeup of a giraffe at Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa

From Donna: Earlier this week, Alan and I returned refreshed and relaxed from a New Year getaway at Triple Creek Ranch. We took no photos. I posted nothing on social media. Instead, we enjoyed each other’s company, staying in the moment even during the spectacular fireworks display that the ranch hosts at midnight on New […]

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The best travel bucket list apps for boomer travelers.

The Best Travel Bucket List Apps

The best travel bucket list apps for boomer travelers.

Editor’s note: On January 7, 2014, we first began publishing a yearly list of travel bucket list apps. In this edition, we’ve combined our advice and added a couple of new apps that we think you’ll enjoy using for your bucket list travel planning. Nothing says Happy New Year like creating a new travel Bucket […]

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Celebrating 2018 at Triple Creek Ranch in Darby, Montana

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Celebrating 2018 at Triple Creek Ranch in Darby, Montana

From Donna: If the monster Montana snowstorm subsides, Alan and I will be on our way to Triple Creek Ranch as you read this. No matter where you’ll be ringing in 2018 (New Year’s Eve at sea is fun), we wish you a Happy and Prosperous New Year! Of course it’s the time of year […]

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