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6 Reasons your next holiday should be a cruise
Over 50s Lifestyle Travel

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…

April 13, 2017
Travel

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…

December 8, 2016
Jacarandas are bloomng
Nature Travel

Jacarandas are blooming

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…

November 4, 2016
11 ways to survive long haul flights
Travel

Simple 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…

September 9, 2016
Travel

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…

August 10, 2015
Travel

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…

June 7, 2015
Travel

Our Terracotta Warriors Experience

If you a planning a visit to China then Xi’an is a must for your itinerary.  This is the home of the famous Terracotta Warriors. This was a highlight and an expensive treat given our time constraints, however I could not go to China and…

May 9, 2015