Have you ever forgotten an essential item on your trips? Or come home with a heavy suitcase full of unworn clothing? Using a packing list app will be one the best travel tools you'll find to make your trips easier. Whether you are going on an around the world adventure, or off to visit family, … Continue reading Travel Easier with the Best Packing List Apps: Travelers Over 50 Approved
It's holiday time again - Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are right around the corner. In our family we exchange names for big gifts, and try to fulfill people's wish lists. Sometimes this feels impersonal and not quite in the spirit of gift giving. But by filling stockings we get to be creative and show we … Continue reading Complete Guide to Stocking Stuffers for Travel Lovers
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.
Just when you think you've got carry-on packing down, you book a two week long rafting and camping adventure, and it's back to square one. We are traveling with a rafting company which saves us having to pack food and equipment, but we're still challenged with what to bring. We'll be on the river in … Continue reading Packing for a River Rafting Trip, the Grand Canyon
Mother's Day, Fathers Day, graduations, weddings, etc. Spring and summer bring lots of gift-giving opportunities. If it's the thought that counts, show your traveling friend or relative that you've really thought about them by picking out something they'll really love! Destination guides, gift cards, and other basics are always welcome, but here's a list of … Continue reading Travel Gifts They’ll Actually Use
I'm a birder and a nature enthusiast and always travel with binoculars. Unfortunately I also enjoy photography and dislike checking luggage. So I'm left with the dilemma of what to bring - gear or clothing? Well I did the research and found the best binoculars for travelling - lightweight binoculars that combine great optics in … Continue reading Best binoculars for travel (and home!)
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