Tag Archives: travel

Is it time to take stock of your life?

Taking stock of your life

Do you stop and just take stock of your life from time to time? Do you regularly ask yourself, ‘Where am I going?’ or ‘What do I want from life?’ Most of the time it is during the New Year holidays when people look to make resolutions or changes in their life.  However, I’ve been thinking about it and decided… Read more »

8 Things that should be in Your Travel Folder

It is holiday time, you have been planning for months and as the day of departure draws closer excitement starts to build.  I love travelling and still get a thrill going to the airport – especially if it is the International terminal. However, before you get caught up in the ‘holiday mood’ you need to make sure you have packed… Read more »

Jacarandas are blooming

Jacarandas are bloomng

I love Springtime where I live in sunny Queensland, Australia and I especially love the Jacarandas when they are in full bloom during the months of October and November. They instantly say springtime and make a colourful display with their purple-blue flowers. Jacarandas The Jacaranda is a native tree and can be found in tropical and subtropical regions of Central… Read more »

Simple Ways to Survive Long Haul Flights

11 ways to survive long haul flights

Planning to travel? Don’t start your holiday exhausted! Long haul flights can play havoc with sleep, skin and our moods. Not all of us are lucky enough to travel first class.  So if you have to travel ‘cattle’ class here are some tips to survive a long haul flight. I love to travel however, living in Australia means travelling for many… Read more »

13 Essential Health and Safety Tips for Solo Female Travellers

healthy and safety tips for solo travel

More women are travelling solo these days and it isn’t just the younger generation!  Women of midlife no longer feel that they need to travel with a companion, however safety is still an important factor to be considered before taking off into the unknown. Sizzling Towards Sixty is pleased to announce their affiliation with Fast Cover Travel Insurance.  This post… Read more »

The Night We Were ‘King & Queen’ in Bali

I love to travel and my husband and I have been fortunate to have been able to travel internationally each year for the last 6 years.  Each time we travel we create new and wonderful memories that we can reminisce about many years after the event. Unfortunately, holidays and travel must come to an end, however our memories of our trips… Read more »

Nagasaki 70 years On A Beautiful Peaceful City

Nagasaki, Japan the largest city on the Island of Kyushu.  August 9, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki during WWII, three days after the more infamous Hiroshema bombing.  In 2012, my husband and I took an Asian cruise and one of the destinations was Nagasaki. From the moment I arrived, I feel in love with this place. … Read more »

Tallinn, Estonia – A Surprising Jewel in the Baltic

Tallinn, Estonia – Have you heard of Tallinn?  It is the capital of Estonia and we discovered this surprising jewel during a Baltic Sea cruise in 2013. As we were on a cruise we only had one day in port so we took out to explore the UNESCO world heritage ‘old’ town.