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Visiting Sitka

On your own in Sitka: A Self-guided Sitka Walking Tour for Boomer Travelers

Visiting Sitka

Updated 05.01.2019: When your Alaska cruise starts in Vancouver or Seattle, you might grow weary of organized cruise excursions by the time you reach Sitka. That was certainly the case when Alan and I sailed on Regent Seven Seas Mariner from Vancouver to Singapore. We were ready to explore on our own. The scenic sail […]

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boats docked in a colorful canal

How to Spend One Day in Copenhagen, Denmark

boats docked in a colorful canal

As the capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is a very vibrant city that truly comes alive this time of year. Known for its strong coffee culture, romantic canals and endless bike paths, this bustling, cosmopolitan city has lots of things to do and see. But what if you only have one day in Copenhagen to explore? […]

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Ocean Walk Victoria

Australia Hiking for Boomers: The Great Ocean Walk Itinerary

Ocean Walk Victoria

At My Itchy Travel Feet, we feature hiking trails from around the world. Our boomer travel readers love active travel and when they can do it while enjoying stunning scenery, its all the much better. While we’ve shown you how to experience the Great Barrier Reef and where to find a Northwest Adventure in the Kimberley Region, […]

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Bom Jesus Church and Stairs

Exploring Braga on an off-the-beaten-path trip to Northern Portugal

Bom Jesus Church and Stairs

Portugal is a fairly small country in Europe, but it packs a big punch when it comes to picturesque travel destinations, especially for those looking to leisurely stroll around charming villages. Guest contributor, David Johnston from Travelsewhere, is taking us to beautiful Braga, Portugal, in the northern part of the country. While most travelers head […]

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On an Ulva Island guided walk, a trail winds through the temperate rainforest bordered by lush ferns.

Exploring Ulva Island on a Silversea Cruise Excursion

On an Ulva Island guided walk, a trail winds through the temperate rainforest bordered by lush ferns.

Besides an Antarctica cruise, an Ulva Island guided walk may be the closest Alan and I will get to the end of the world. As we stand on the beach, gazing at the scenic Pacific Ocean view, the guide tells us that if the water sweeps us away, Antarctica will be our next destination. That’s […]

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Amsterdam on Foot

How to take a self-guided walking tour in Amsterdam

Amsterdam on Foot

Updated 10.10.2018:  Amsterdam is an incredible destination. The city is often the embarkation or disembarkation point on a Rhine River cruise. With its charming canals and laid-back rhythms, the city is a great place to explore on foot. In fact, Donna has already taken our boomer travel readers on a winter walking tour of the […]

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Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

Boomer travel tips for visiting the Tucson Gem Show

Updated 11.03.2019: What started out in 2012 as an article about the African Art Village at the Tucson Gem Show has morphed into my boomer travel tips for the Tucson Gem Show. Each year, I update the information to help you create the best experience at one of my favorite happening events in Tucson, Arizona. […]

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alhambra, granada

How to Spend a Weekend Exploring Granada, Spain

alhambra, granada

From its traditional pueblos to bustling cities like Madrid and Barcelona, Spain is a favorite for travelers. However, those in the know, know that the country’s heart and soul can be found in Andalusia, and in Granada in particular. Today, guest contributor, Kirsten Gallagher, is here to show us how to spend a unique weekend exploring Granada—a […]

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Explore the ancient city of Nora. #boomertravel #cruise #italy

Exploring the Ancient City of Nora, Sardinia

Explore the ancient city of Nora. #boomertravel #cruise #italy

Updated 10.01.2019: On a spring visit to Sardinia, Italy, it’s tempting to look for boomer travel adventures involving the island’s beautiful beaches. Visitors flock to Sardinia for the clear coastal water fringed by white sand. But, if you spend all of your time on the beaches, you’ll miss the Phoenician and Roman history at the […]

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Levada walk on Funchal, Madeira

Walking the Levada in Funchal

Levada walk on Funchal, Madeira

On a levada walk high above Funchal, Madeira, my itchy travel feet are happy to be touching terra firma after a couple of rocky days crossing the Atlantic Ocean on a Silversea spring cruise. The chance to get out and appreciate nature invigorates my spirit. And there’s plenty of nature to appreciate on Madeira. Don’t […]

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