An essential on every packing list is a light sweater. Even when you're traveling to a warm destination, you will want to have a cardigan available for chilly flights, excessive AC, or just a cool evening. And if you're like me, trying to pack light, you'll want to choose a lightweight and versatile sweater! That's … Continue reading A Merino Wool Sweater for Comfortable Travel: review of Wooland Landmark Cardigan
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.
This post includes affiliate links. We may get paid if you buy something or take an action after clicking on one of these links. We have not received any products for review. We suggest items we have enjoyed and hope you will too. DISCLOSURE Five years ago we traveled on what we expected to be … Continue reading The Challenge of Packing for Safari in a Carry-On
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 luxury cruise in Europe can be a challenge. European cruising is very different from cruising in an area like the Caribbean. You will have the occasional beach stop in the Mediterranean, but for … Continue reading Packing Smart for a Luxury European Cruise: tips for women over 50