Travel Adventures: broaden the mind, excite the senses and can cause wonderful change!

A couple of weeks ago I was asked if I would like an all-expenses-paid trip around Europe. All this in return for driving the support vehicle for a group of cyclists who were cycling from Linz in Austria to Budapest in Hungary.  I love adventures and I said YES, immediately; who wouldn’t? Adventure always stimulates […]

What to Take on the Plane: Long-haul Flights

Most of what follows is applicable to long-haul flights as opposed to the 2 – 3 hour hops we’re used to … there is a huge difference between the two, although general flying tips for the average flight are similar; aside from things like Eye Masks.

On the Road Again; Packing Liquids to Avoid Spills in your Bag

I’ve spent most of my life travelling from place to place, country to country, and beyond (well, haven’t made it to the moon; yet!), so it may come as a surprise to learn that I am really bad at packing (although I’m very good at packing liquids!) … not because I don’t know what to […]

House sitting: a good inexpensive way to see the world.

If you’re looking for travel, adventure and no accommodation costs, have you thought about house sitting? Invariably, house sitting is more about the temporary care of dogs, cats, reptiles, bunnies, horses and any other pet you can think of; including snakes! There are advantages and disadvantages; which is the point of this blog.

Fear: is it Stopping Your Dream of Travel?

As a coach and mentor, one of the things I have observed over the years is that so much of whatever any lady’s problem may be is fear-based; to help them find a successful outcome, first kill the fear! Often, when you have a desire to do something, it is your fear that will stop […]

The Solo Woman Traveller over 50

In the name of Viaggi per Donne and travel for the solo woman of a certain age, I have just spent three days in Florence, Italy in unbelievable temperatures; the older I get, the less I am able to cope with super hot weather. Spent a lot of time drinking coca cola with salt to […]