How to create a travel capsule wardrobe for women over 50. Use items you already own and find quality, easy-care travel clothing to make up a capsule that will make packing easy.
We are grandparents to five children and love taking them on trips or excursions. Sometimes it's just for fun, and sometimes it's an opportunity to share our values and interests with the kids. Whatever the reason, we've learned some tricks for making the journey enjoyable for all. Planning ahead and organizing a bag with essentials … Continue reading Grandma Poppins Bag: what to carry when you’re traveling with kids
Travel is exhausting - our bodies are stressed by airplane germs, long days of touring and unusual foods. And when we're in vacation mode, we may over-indulge in rich foods and alcohol, while we relax our fitness routines. Staying healthy while traveling is especially challenging as we get older! We are more susceptible to airborne … Continue reading An Older Adult’s Guide to Staying Healthy While Traveling
Instagram and Pinterest are filled with beautiful travel pictures of gorgeous young women in flowing gowns that coordinate with the scenery. We all want to look like these women, but the reality of travel, for us ..um, more mature women, is not as glamorous as these images portray. Travel involves a lot of walking... and … Continue reading Capsule Travel Wardrobe for Woman Over 50
Making a packing list is the tried-and-true way to ensure you have everything you need for your trip. But how many times have you brought home unworn clothes or found you'd left an essential wardrobe piece behind? I admit to being a packing nerd - constantly in search for the perfect bag and the ultimate … Continue reading Pack Lighter (and smarter) with Stylebook
As we get older, it becomes more and more apparent how fortunate we are to be able to travel. Traveling as you get older requires more preparation and is no doubt often exhausting. We are beyond the years of youth hostels, backpacking, and partying into the wee hours. But with every trip we take, we … Continue reading Lucky! Traveling As You Grow Older
Five Boro Bike Tour 2015 This weekend, the first weekend in May, we traveled to New York for the TD Five Boro Bike Tour, a 40 mile ride through the streets and over the bridges of NYC. Dave had done this years ago when the tour first began in the city, but for the rest … Continue reading New York Biking Weekend