My Itchy Travel Feet

My Itchy Travel Feet

  • Happy Thanksgiving 2017

    Happy Thanksgiving 2017

    Rather than over the river and through the woods, Alan and I are driving over mountain passes and to the river for a Thanksgiving holiday with family in Oregon. We’ve already put some of our...

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  • How to Spend An Active Weekend in Seville

    How to Spend An Active Weekend in Seville

    Beautiful Seville – recently voted by Lonely Planet as the world’s number one destination in 2018 – is without a doubt the crown jewel in Spain‘s Andalusia region. Although fairly easy to explore...

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  • The Secret to Hassle-Free Holiday Travel

    The Secret to Hassle-Free Holiday Travel

    Editor’s note: In December 2014, we first shared our favorite holiday travel tips with you. And now we’ve updated them to include the most current information and latest apps to make that trip...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: After 32 days in the South Pacific, Alan and I have arrived safely home in Montana. But we won’t be here long as we’ll be traveling next week to a family Thanksgiving celebration. Will...

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  • Ten Luxury Gifts for Travelers, 2017 Edition

    Ten Luxury Gifts for Travelers, 2017 Edition

    Luxury travel means different things to different people, but no matter what our individual tastes may be, we can all use some great travel accessories when on the road.  If you’re looking to go...

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  • Sightseeing on a Small Group Tour through Tuscany

    Sightseeing on a Small Group Tour through Tuscany

    Tuscany is more than just the world-renowned picturesque region of Italy. Matching its otherworldly beauty and amazing culinary talents, the area is full of history. Today’s guest...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Hello from somewhere in the Pacific Ocean as we make our way toward Los Angeles and the end of our cruise. This week, the Seabourn cruise itinerary included Oahu, Lanai, Kaui and Maui....

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  • 20 Under $20: Gifts for the Boomer Traveler, 2017 Edition

    20 Under $20: Gifts for the Boomer Traveler, 2017 Edition

    Love it or hate it, the holidays are just around the corner. Are you looking for travel gifts for the boomer on your holiday list? I, personally, have a love/hate relationship with holiday...

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  • On the Orca trail in the San Juan Islands

    On the Orca trail in the San Juan Islands

    Travel takes on a very special meaning for those who travel the world looking for wildlife. If you love heading to off-the-beaten-path destinations to see beautiful animals in their natural...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Hello from the rocky Pacific Ocean. And, yes, I’m wearing sea-bands today. This week Seabourn Sojourn visited Bora Bora and Fanning Island, Kiribati. Alan and I enjoyed a rockin’...

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  • How to Find the Best Travel Tips

    How to Find the Best Travel Tips

    There’s no shortage of travel advice on the Internet. But how do you know if the latest “best travel tips” that you see published in news articles, blogs, even at My Itchy Travel Feet, are the...

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  • Discovering Pretoria’s Dinokeng Reserve

    Discovering Pretoria’s Dinokeng Reserve

    A South African safari is a common item on most travel bucket lists, but it’s not always an easy goal to achieve. However, today’s guest contributor, Sophie Kate Baker, is here to tell us how...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna:  Hello from Papeete, Tahiti. This week our beautiful tropical journey on Seabourn Sojourn has traveled to Fakarava, Rangiroa and the always lovely, Moorea. The weather has been...

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  • Day Cycling Through the Temples of Bagan

    Day Cycling Through the Temples of Bagan

    We love exotic travel tales that include active adventures, especially when it involves biking through off-the-beaten paths. Today’s guest contributor, Sue King from Nomadic KU, did just that as...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna Hello from somewhere near the equator in the South Pacific. So far, the seas have been mostly smooth so I haven’t needed to wear sea-bands. Yay! Today starts our 7th day at sea cruising...

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  • Experiencing a Weekend in Napa with Three Generations

    Experiencing a Weekend in Napa with Three Generations

    It’s safe to say that family travel can be a bit stressful at times, but when it’s done right, beautiful memories can be made. Today’s guest contributor, Whitney Rider, is taking us along with her...

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  • Updating My Tropical Cruise Gear

    Updating My Tropical Cruise Gear

    I’m not a shopper. Isn’t Alan a lucky guy? I usually wait for an upcoming cruise to refresh my wardrobe. Since Alan and I are about to enjoy a South Pacific cruise for the fifth time,  my tropical...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: I’m keeping this short and sweet because Alan and I leave today for a month in the South Pacific. Would you like to follow along? I’ll be posting photos and reports—although Internet...

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  • Cruising the South Pacific on Seabourn Sojourn

    Cruising the South Pacific on Seabourn Sojourn

    Here we go again, another South Pacific Cruise. For the fifth time, Alan and I will be relaxing while cruising the South Pacific on a luxury ship in the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean. Obviously,...

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  • Exploring Beautiful Aruba

    Exploring Beautiful Aruba

    When guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, isn’t roaming through the rolling green hills of beautiful Scotland, she’s busy basking in the warm Aruba sun. The Caribbean island was...

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