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, jackets, and jewelry. A dress fits perfectly into this capsule. Designing your travel style around a simple … Continue reading Buying a travel dress? The best lightweight, easy-care dresses for travel
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.
Five years ago, we traveled on what we expected to be THE once-in-a-lifetime trip – an African Safari! But safaris are addictive so, with retirement and a big birthday to celebrate, we decided to splurge on a second trip. We contacted Rhino Africa again, decided on our itinerary, prepared our reading lists, and focused on … Continue reading The Challenge of Packing for Safari in a Carry-On
Lovely but not practical travel clothing for women over 50. Social media is filled with travel photos of gorgeous young women in flowing gowns that coordinate 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. … Continue reading Women over 50: Decisive Guide to Building a Capsule Travel Wardrobe
A cycling journey is a great way to really explore a country. 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. A Netherlands bike tour is the perfect first European cycling tour, but packing light … Continue reading Packing Carry-On for a Netherlands Bike and Barge tour
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 Mediterranean Cruise: tips for women over 50