Tag Archives: travel

3 simple ways to keep your fitness in check when on holidays

3 simple ways to keep fit on holidays

So you have decided to take a holiday or travel to a new and exciting destination. Who really wants to think about exercising and healthy eating? A holiday is a time to relax and restore your mind, body and soul so you really can and should take a break from your normal exercise routine. However, the dilemma is how to… Read more »

Top 10 Things to do in Quebec City

Top 10 things to do in Quebec City

  If you read my blog you know that I love travelling and on our bucket list was a visit to Quebec. We have now ticked that off the list when we visited Quebec City, which is the capital of the provence of Quebec and UNESCO World Heritage listed.  We were taking a cruise of Canada/New England and decided to… Read more »

The Night We Were ‘King & Queen’ in Bali

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 »

Meaningful Mondays: 9 Ways Travel Changes You

how travel changes you

  I previously published this post about two years ago but revisited and updated it.  This week we are heading off on a cruise of the South Pacific.  It will be only for 7 days but I’m so looking forward to travelling again. I love travelling and discovering new places.  My husband and I have been very fortunate to be… Read more »

6 Reasons Your next holiday should be a cruise

6 Reasons your next holiday should be a cruise

  We have booked a cruise for this month and I can’t wait! According to Business Insider  nearly 1 in 20 Australians went cruising last year.  A massive 27% increase.  Cruising is the faster growing form of holiday and Australians are certainly jumping on board My husband and I love cruising! I never thought I would say it because I… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: 5 Women Over 50 share their thoughts on what brings Meaning to their Life

Meaning in life

What brings meaning to your life?  That is the question I would like you to consider today. In this week’s Meaningful Mondays post, I would love to introduce you to some dear friends of mine who I have met through blogging.  All of them are at that wonderful phase of life – Midlife & Beyond and I would encourage you… Read more »

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 »

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 »