As an over 60 woman, I plan my travel wardrobe around classic, easy-care items. I take inspiration from the French style of dressing, focusing on solid colors and classic lines in high quality pieces, accented with colorful scarves and jewelry. A dress fits perfectly into this capsule. Designing your travel style around a simple dress … Continue reading Buying a travel dress? Review of the best lightweight, easy care, and quality dresses
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.
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Social media is filled with travel photos of gorgeous young women in flowing gowns coordinating with the scenery. We long 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 dust... and sun. And … Continue reading Women over 50: Decisive Guide to Building a Capsule Travel Wardrobe
A cycling journey is a great way to really see an area. Biking through the countryside, stopping at local coffee shops, and picnicking along the way, gives you the chance to experience a culture as a traveler instead of a tourist. Many groups offer cycling tours, some staying at hotels along the way with a … Continue reading Packing Carry-On for a European Bike and Barge trip
Nothing says 'Bucket List' like a Mediterranean cruise vacation! Blue seas, balmy winds, and Instagram-worthy ports of call. But packing for a Mediterranean cruise can be a challenge. You'll likely need dressy outfits for evenings on board ship, from 'country club' casual to formal wear, and appropriate touring outfits for intensive port days. And don't … Continue reading Packing for a Luxury Mediterranean Cruise
Before traveling to Africa, I put together several capsule wardrobe graphics to help with my packing. These were created on a now defunct website, Polyvore. Though the site is no longer available, the graphics continue to help me with packing for safari. Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with the … Continue reading African Safari Wardrobe Graphics