Travel Documents … the essentials, the non essentials, and the nice to haves!

This is a list I put together some time ago and was surprised by the number of “nice to haves” that I thought of  … most of them being items I wished I had had at some time in my nomadic life … and didn’t! This seems to be a pretty comprehensive list of Travel Documents. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Travel; Italy is a Banquet!

The other day, I sat down and counted the number of countries I have been to and was amazed at the piddling number of 59! Having been born with the travel bug, I was really surprised. For years I have been saying it was 57! Does it matter in the grand scheme of things?! Not […]