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Whitsunday Region

Three Ways to Experience the Great Barrier Reef

Whitsunday Region

Updated 01.01.2018 The Great Barrier Reef is without a doubt one of the world’s most beautiful natural gems. If you’re planning a trip to this amazing destination, guest contributor Patti Morrow from Luggage and Lipstick is here to show us how to make the most out of this unforgettable bucket list trip. It’s on nearly […]

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Iceberg hunting in Greenland on a luxury expedition cruise.

Iceberg Hunting in Greenland on a Silversea Expedition Cruise

Iceberg hunting in Greenland on a luxury expedition cruise.

Updated 10.01.2018:  On an iceberg hunting excursion in Greenland, Alan and I hit the photography jackpot. Along with other Silver Explorer guests, we’re motoring near the whimsically shaped icy giants that fill the northern end of Scoresby Sund at Hall Bredning. Suddenly Silver Explorer appears in the arched opening of an iceberg. Wow! This boomer […]

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Boomer travel - bucket list trip - cruising the Arctic ice on a luxury expedition cruise.

Journey to the Arctic Ice

Boomer travel - bucket list trip - cruising the Arctic ice on a luxury expedition cruise.

Updated 10.19.2018  For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with cruising to the edge of the Arctic ice pack. Several years ago, Alan and I almost made it during a cruise to Norway and beyond. But 30 minutes away from the ice pack’s edge, our cruise ship had to turn around for a […]

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Parasailing Turks and Caicos

Finding Balance in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Parasailing Turks and Caicos

The Caribbean is world famous for its beautiful scenery and crystal clear waters. Today’s guest contributor, Brette Sember, is taking us to the incredible Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, where paradise is definitely found! Whether your perfect tropical getaway is time at the beach or pool with a cold drink or water sports and active exploring, […]

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Donna Hull shares boomer adventure travel ideas.

Celebrating Boomer Adventure

Donna Hull shares boomer adventure travel ideas.

Celebrating My Itchy Travel Feet’s 9th anniversary on the Internet has reminded me about the fun boomer adventure I’ve experienced since first hitting the publish button in May 2008. I recently shared my travel experiences in an article at Boomer Café, which the kind folks have allowed me to republish here for you. Trying new […]

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national park travel inspiration from coloring books

National Park Travel Inspiration from Coloring Books

national park travel inspiration from coloring books

What inspires you to explore a specific U.S. National Park? For Alan and me, National Park travel inspiration comes from many sources—books, maps, blogs and more. Although words tell us what to see and do or how to make the most of a trip, it’s the visual that truly inspires our boomer adventures. After seeing […]

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Let Coloring the West inspire your southwestern road trips.

Southwestern Road Trips Inspired by a Coloring Book

Let Coloring the West inspire your southwestern road trips.

Can your Southwestern road trips be inspired by a coloring book? The answer is yes if it’s Coloring the West, An Adult Coloring Book for Travelers. Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite completed pages from the book, paired with road trip suggestions on how you can travel in my footsteps! Page, Arizona On a road […]

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Exploring the iceberg graveyard at Red Island

Exploring the Iceberg Graveyard at Red Island

Exploring the iceberg graveyard at Red Island

On a zodiac tour exploring the iceberg graveyard at Red Island, Greenland, Alan and I don’t expect to find the American Southwest. But red sandstone is exactly what I touch as the raft maneuvers through an arch sticking out from the island. However that’s the end of the similarity. You won’t see an iceberg graveyard […]

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3 cold weather trips for the active boomer traveler

Start the New Year Out Right With These Cold Weather Trips

3 cold weather trips for the active boomer traveler

  Updated 11.01.2018: Cold Weather Travel Tips If you’ve been following the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook or our Instagram account, then you know how much Alan and I enjoy traveling on cold weather trips. We’ve even dedicated a Pinterest board to winter travel. Why are we such big fans of cold and […]

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Cooper Island in South Georgia

Cooper Island: A First Look at South Georgia

Cooper Island in South Georgia

A fur seal lazily lifts his head to look at me as the zodiac approaches Cooper Island in South Georgia. More of his friends are scattered along the beach and into the mounds of tussock grass. King penguins waddle along the shore or trudge up the hillside to rookeries. Sea birds fly overhead, darting into […]

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