Category

International

in International, Ironman, Ironman 70.3, The Races

South Island New Zealand Attractions Perfect for Triathletes

I recently checked off the one place in this world I’ve always wanted to visit…New Zealand. I’m not quite sure why, but I’ve had this notion that I simply had to see it AND go bungie jumping. I’ve even gone so far as to suggest my husband do a triathlon there. So, you know I was desperate to visit… If you are fortunate enough to…

Continue reading
in Caribbean / Mexico, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

4 Reasons to Vacation at Belcampo Belize

  There are way more than 4 reasons you need to call now and make your next vacation at Belcampo Belize, but I hope these 4 convince you.  My hubby made this pick for us as a couple and he outdid himself!  I loved everything, including getting there.  It’s a short plane ride from the States and then a short hop on Tropic Air.  The rooms…

Continue reading
in International, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tipping Tips Made Easy When Traveling In Europe

Tipping is rather different when you’re traveling in Europe. It is not as expected or as high as it is here in the US, even when service has been less than stellar. If you have never been or haven’t been to Europe in awhile, here are some tipping tips to help destress your vacation and give you one less thing to worry about. It does…

Continue reading
what should i consider if i want a quick getaway
in Caribbean / Mexico, Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

5 Elements For The Perfect Quick Getaway

We would love to always be able to plan way ahead for our vacations, but all too often life intervenes and we aren’t allowed this luxury, so we head off for a quick getaway.  And, hey, sometimes travel spontaneity is really the way to go, especially if you’ve had the week from hell and really, really need to leave it all behind and unwind. When that…

Continue reading
in Caribbean / Mexico, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

5 Favorite Caribbean Islands For A Quick Getaway

Update 2018: Please be sure to check with any of these islands on the status of tourism as many were hit hard by last years hurricanes. Getting away for us is not always about planning a big vacation. With our busy lives, we often are planning last minute getaways. But, finding locations that are warm, relaxing, and filled with luxury wasn’t always easy until we…

Continue reading
what are some tips for traveling as we age
in Ageless Living, Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Amazing World Adventures for Ageless Living

Travel as we age can pose a whole new set of issues ranging from finances to our health to how far away is the destination. But, it certainly doesn’t mean that armed with a little knowledge, we still can’t have amazing adventures. For some, nothing actually will change much at all, but those are the lucky few. For the rest of us, some adjustments in…

Continue reading
is jamaica a good mulligeneration destination
in International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

Keep ’em Happy: Luxury Multigeneration Travel

Traveling with family members  can be challenging, especially when members have different perspectives of luxury, different needs and wants, and different budgets. That’s why Jamaica is the answer for everyone. Families can come together and all be comfortable with the activities, accommodations, and budgets given all of the options Jamaica offers. So, if you’re looking for a luxury multigeneration travel destination, here’s why Jamaica is…

Continue reading
are there factors you need to consider for aging and travel
in Ageless Living, International, Travel Done Well

Factors for Ageless Living Travel

Traveling when you’re getting up there in years is a bit different from when you are 25. Granted, you may have the financial resources to do more, but the rest of you may not be as cooperative. While I’ve heard things like 50 is the new 30, when you’ve had years of wear and tear on your body from activities like gymnastics, skiing, and running,…

Continue reading
is first class travel worth the expense
in International, Travel Done Well

Don’t Let Cost Scare You Away From First Class Travel

Why save your first class or business class travel for international or long haul flights? Why wait and cross your fingers that your upgrade comes through? Truth is, a first class ticket is well worth it even on the short flights. When you fly as often as we do and to various locations, you can’t always end up on the airlines you are most loyal…

Continue reading
how to avoid jet lag
in Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Tried and True Tips to Avoid and Manage Jet Lag

When I lived in London for several years, I actually sort of commuted.  While my husband lived there full time, I would come and go every 10 days to two weeks.  We also did a lot of traveling around the world during this time.  Not only did I rack up the frequent flyer miles and get to know a lot of flight attendants personally on…

Continue reading
sailing the british virgin isles
in International, North America, That's Life, Travel Done Well

You Know It Was a Great Vacation When…

  There are vacations and then there are VACATIONS!! I certainly hope you’ve experienced the difference in your travels.  My husband and I recently went on a 9-day sailing adventure around the British Virgin Isles with another couple and can’t stop thinking AND talking about it, we had such a fantastic time.  And that’s what spawned the idea for this post. YOU KNOW IT WAS…

Continue reading
celebrating international women's day
in Fabulous Finds, International, Life Tips, That's Life, Travel Done Well

How I’m Choosing to Celebrate International Women’s Day

I see no better way to support International Women’s Day on March 8 than supporting the women who strive everyday just to survive and eke out a living for their families.  Let me explain… Currently, I am spending a wonderful vacation in Belize.  I am in the southern most district of Toledo, staying at the beautiful Belcampo Belize.  I am having a fantastic and eye…

Continue reading
Close