Capsule Wardrobe for the ‘Mature’ Woman Traveler

Instagram and Pinterest are filled with beautiful travel pictures - 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 Wardrobe for the ‘Mature’ Woman Traveler

Pack Lighter (and smarter) with Stylebook

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

Packing for a Mediterranean cruise

Nothing says 'Bucket List' like a cruise in the Mediterranean! Blue seas, balmy winds, and Instagram-worthy ports of call. There are as many cruises to take as there are ports of call! Large ships are often more affordable and get you to the top destinations. Small ships may cover less ground (sea!) but allow for … Continue reading Packing for a Mediterranean cruise

New York Biking Weekend

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

On the plane-comfortable travel clothes

  The flight from Atlanta to Johannesburg (Delta) is a staggering 16+ hours, earning it the title of longest nonstop flight. So how to prepare for this ridiculous amount of time stuck in a metal tube with several hundred others? First, load your ereader and/or tablet with books and games. Bring a notebook for doodling … Continue reading On the plane-comfortable travel clothes

Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with the harbor and colonial architecture set against the majestic backdrop of Table Mountain. A visit to South Africa would not be complete without a stay here. For the safari traveler, luggage space is severely limited. Most airlines allow only 33 lbs. in soft sided … Continue reading Cape Town