Makes Applying for the USA Visa Waiver Program Easy

This article is sponsored by Last year, when Alan and I traveled to Australia as part of our 64-day South Pacific cruise, we applied online for the required Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) that was attached electronically to our passport. The process was quick and easy. In a matter of a few minutes and a […]

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Joint Pain: A Traveler’s Permanent Companion? (Sponsored)

As travelers, we know that all travel is not created equal. While some people are able to splurge on luxury accommodations at the Four Seasons, others are more pressed to find decent lodging on a shoestring budget. And of course, the same goes for our level of activities on a trip. Well, of course, we’re […]

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Las Vegas at night

Saturdays scene: visiting Vegas

“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” may be the tagline for a popular Las Vegas advertising campaign but it won’t be true during my visit this week (June 8 – 13, 2013). That’s because I’m in Vegas to report on IPW (International Pow Wow), the U.S. Travel Association’s international show attracting 1,000 U.S. travel organizations and […]

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Articles for active boomer travelers

Welcome to the main course of My Itchy Travel Feet’s progressive site design party celebrating our new look. Can you guess what Alan and I are serving? That’s right the reason you come here in the first place—our articles about active boomer travel. Content is the meat and potatoes of this site. Although the new design makes […]

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Donna Hull paddleboarding on Maui

Five boomer travel blogs that you should know

Early last year, I wrote about how boomer travel blogs are booming, which introduced our readers to eight travel blogs that I thought you should get to know. It’s about time that I updated the list so here are six more to add to your reading list: Travel for Boomers Are you looking for travel […]

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small fishing boat south pacific

Rescue in the South Pacific

Can a cruise ship make a dramatic rescue at sea? Will the passengers become involved? Alan and I had a chance to find out when Seabourn Odyssey, our home for the last 12 days, rescued three Western Samoan fishermen between Fiji and Pago Pago, American Samoa. This time, Alan tells the story. It’s late afternoon […]

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Donna and Alan St Mary Lake Glacier

Visit a National Park and Call Me When You Get Back

Happy Earth Day. To celebrate, rather than telling our baby boomer readers about the importance of following sustainable travel practices to improve the health of our planet, I’m going to turn it around. Did you know that outdoor travel improves your health? Nature prescriptions, ecotherapy, green exercise — these are terms boomers will be hearing […]

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Boomer Travel Blogs Are Booming

First baby boomer turns 65 on January 1, 2011. Retiring boomers are ready for travel. How many news headlines like that have you seen in the past couple of weeks? Yes, it’s true – the first boomer has reached retirement age. But I have news for those in the media, boomers are traveling well before […]

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Italy Here We come

What’s happening at My Itchy Travel Feet in October? Another baby boomer adventure, of course. Alan and I will be flying to Milan for the beginning of a Northern Italian boomer road trip booked through A La Carte Italy Tours to explore Milan, the Lake Region, Parma and Tuscany. We’ll be sharing a van and […]

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