My Itchy Travel Feet

My Itchy Travel Feet

  • All you need to know about a Transatlantic Cruise

    All you need to know about a Transatlantic Cruise

    Should we book a Transatlantic Cruise? At My Itchy Travel Feet, readers ask questions about Transatlantic cruises a lot. And, since Alan and I have experienced five crossings—Regent (Voyager and...

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  • Off-the-Beaten-Path in Bali’s Tabanan Regency

    Off-the-Beaten-Path in Bali’s Tabanan Regency

    Active travel in exotic lands is definitely one of our most favorite travel themes and today, we’re mixing a little foodie fun in as well. Today’s guest writers, Sarah and Laura from Wandercooks,...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: As a southern girl, I think of beaches as those wide expanses of sand on the South Carolina or Florida coast where the water’s warm enough to hop on a raft to ride the waves. Yes, I...

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  • Going Off Grid in Colorado

    Going Off Grid in Colorado

    Fall is a beautiful time for active travel, and of course, there’s really no better time of year to enjoy the great outdoors. One of the best ways to appreciate nature is to find lodging where you...

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  • Exploring Cordoba

    Exploring Cordoba

    Like most of the country, Spain‘s Andalusia region is simply spectacular. Along with the stereotypical (but fairly accurate) reputation for wonderful tapas and vibrant lifestyle, this Spanish...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Everyone here at My Itchy Travel Feet—Alan, Nicole and me—are thinking of those affected by Hurricane Irma. The pictures out of the Caribbean are devastating and now we wait to see how...

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  • Where to Find Active Travel in Costa Rica

    Where to Find Active Travel in Costa Rica

    The Caribbean is full of popular tourist destinations, but for those looking for true adventure, beautiful Costa Rica offers tons of options for all ages. Today’s guest contributor, Whitney Rider,...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Sorry to start our News for the Week on a serious note. Have you hiked to Sperry Chalet in Glacier National Park, or overnighted there? On Thursday afternoon, August 31, 2017, the...

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  • Iceberg Hunting in Greenland on a Silversea Expedition Cruise

    Iceberg Hunting in Greenland on a Silversea Expedition Cruise

    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...

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  • Exploring the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon

    Exploring the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon

    Although traveling the world is well worth it, sometimes we forget that exploring in our own backyard is a great way to find little off-the-beaten-path gems. Guest contributor and Toronto...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Forest fires to the left, hurricane to the right, I feel like I’m singing a version of Jimmy Buffet’s song Fins. Seriously, for those of our readers in Hurricane Harvey’s path, stay...

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  • Our Favorite Places to Stay in Italy

    Our Favorite Places to Stay in Italy

    Boomer travelers love to travel in Italy. The culture, history and food—oh, that food—combine for an unforgettable trip. And following our recommendations for places to stay in Italy turns it up a...

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  • Discovering Kuna Mola Art in Panama

    Discovering Kuna Mola Art in Panama

    Travel to Panama has been gaining in popularity thanks to the country’s many interesting sites and distinctive culture. However, often times, the true heart of a country lies within its indigenous...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Alan and I have always enjoyed the times our cruises have called on Barcelona. It’s such a lovely city. The terrorism attack that targeted tourists in La Rambla this week  is tragic....

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  • Journey to the Arctic Ice

    Journey to the Arctic Ice

    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...

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  • Finding Balance in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

    Finding Balance in Providenciales, 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...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: I’m declaring August, “The month everyone looked up.” First off, this weekend is the peak viewing time for the Perseides meteor shower. Planning on hosting friends for a party?...

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  • Sifting Through History at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

    Sifting Through History at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

    If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path travel experience in Oregon, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument more than qualifies. Road tripping in the remote, rural countryside of eastern...

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  • Day Trip to the Orkney Islands

    Day Trip to the Orkney Islands

    One of our favorite guest contributors, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, has been regaling us with quite a few stories of her recent adventures exploring Scotland. Today, she’s back to take us way...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: The Bitterroot Valley is currently smoked in from area forest fires, which means that Alan and I are searching for an escape. The U.S. economy is obviously doing well because there are...

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