My Itchy Travel Feet

My Itchy Travel Feet

  • How to Take a Maui Ziplining Adventure

    How to Take a Maui Ziplining Adventure

    Active travel means many things to many people. Some like to leisurely stroll around a new destination while others search out more thrilling adventures. Well, today, we’re going to be catering to...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: I learned something new this week: applying for a Chinese visa is complicated, especially meeting the photo requirements, which are very picky. The photo size for a Chinese is not the...

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  • Top Apps for Hawaiian Travel

    Top Apps for Hawaiian Travel

    Updated 02.16.2018: Since January 2015, we’ve been sharing our top apps for Hawaiian Travel. This is the most recent update that includes eliminating apps that are no longer published plus we...

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  • Chengdu Panda Tour for Boomer Wildlife Watchers

    Chengdu Panda Tour for Boomer Wildlife Watchers

    Seeing Pandas in China Wildlife watching is one of my favorite active boomer travel adventures. Alan’s too. Of course we prefer to observe wildlife in their natural environment, like we did on a...

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  • Exploring Montreal in Winter

    Exploring Montreal in Winter

    As you know, we love active travel and although some are a little adverse to cold weather travel, we love to mix the two. And while there are many places to enjoy some wintertime travel, you can’t...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: It’s snowing in Montana. Yay! Now that we’ve returned from the Oregon coast, Alan and I are anxious to enjoy winter fun like snowshoeing the trails at Chief Joseph (they have cross...

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  • Exploring Lanai on a Jeep Safari Cruise Excursion

    Exploring Lanai on a Jeep Safari Cruise Excursion

    If you travel on South Pacific cruises as much as Alan and I do, you’ll be repeating cruise ports a lot. So what choices are there for cruisers who’ve already enjoyed whale watching on Maui or a...

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  • Solo Travel to Hong Kong

    Solo Travel to Hong Kong

    Solo travel. It’s one of those things that everyone says you have to do at least once in your life. If you’ve never traveled without your partner, family members or group of friends, the thought...

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  • Slow Food Dining in Hawaii

    Slow Food Dining in Hawaii

    Editors note: We first wrote about slow food dining in Hawaii on October 16, 2011. Since then, the slow food movement has grown (and one or two restaurants have gone out of business). So we’re...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Today, Alan and I leave the Oregon coast to fly back to Montana—just in time for a rain/snowstorm. We’re keeping our fingers crossed for snow as we’ve yet to break out the snowshoes...

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  • Exploring Ulva Island on a Silversea Cruise Excursion

    Exploring Ulva Island on a Silversea Cruise Excursion

    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...

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  • How to take a self-guided walking tour in Amsterdam

    How to take a self-guided walking tour in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam is an incredible destination. 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...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Alan and I are still on the Oregon Coast, where the weather seems to change by the hour. My new, blue waterproof jacket is getting a workout! This week, Alan traveled to Los Angeles on...

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  • Triple Creek Ranch Winter Getaway: Luxurious Montana Fun

    Triple Creek Ranch Winter Getaway: Luxurious Montana Fun

    When you think of spending time at a guest ranch, do you imagine horse rides through fields of wildflowers, cooling your toes in a gurgling creek or telling stories under a star-filled night sky?...

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  • Three Unexpected Day Trips From Salerno, Italy

    Three Unexpected Day Trips From Salerno, Italy

    Located in Campania, Italy, the port city of Salerno acts as a popular hub for tourists making their way to Positano and Amalfi. While enchanting towns along the Amalfi coast are numerous, they’re...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Pacific Coast storm watching has long been on our boomer bucket list. This week, Alan and I stood at the window of our Oregon headquarters mesmerized by the strongest storm the Pacific...

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  • Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

    Tucson Gem Show Travel Tips

    Editor’s note: 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...

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  • Trekking to Meet Scotland’s Wild Reindeer on a Cairngorm Reindeer Adventure

    Trekking to Meet Scotland’s Wild Reindeer on a Cairngorm Reindeer Adventure

    If your snow boots are itching for an adventure, Scotland’s Cairngorm Mountains are a great bet this time of year—especially for animal lovers. If you like the idea of trekking to...

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  • News for the Week

    News for the Week

    From Donna: Alan and I enjoy snowy weather. We truly do. But not when that snow is covered with ice and more icy rain is expected. So we’re moving My Itchy Travel Feet headquarters to the Oregon...

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  • 19 Healthy Travel Tips for Cold and Flu Season

    19 Healthy Travel Tips for Cold and Flu Season

    You’re on the boomer bucket list trip of a lifetime. Tomorrow you’ll be snorkeling on a South Pacific cruise excursion. The underwater camera is charged up for a morning of colorful photography—we...

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