21 Tips to make Long Haul Flights easier

 Mention the words, "Long Haul Flights" to me and my heart begins to beat faster.I love them, loathe them, dread them and look forward to them in equal measure.They promise excitement, adventure, family reunions, and time to sit back relax and be waited on. But they also … [Read more...]

Why Travel? 10 Reasons to get you packing your suitcase.

Travelling is a great eye opener. I've been travelling the world for most of my life, but now my gypsy heart is happy to have roots in Western Australia. But Why Travel?  I hope this post gives you the reasons to get packing your .“Get out of the house!” That’s what my hubby is always telling … [Read more...]

How Travel Can Empower You and a Giveaway

Ever since I can remember travel has been a part of my life.When I was a child we moved around England because of my father’s job, and I went to 9 different schools.Making new friends, learning to adapt and fit in, accepting different ways of doing things stood me in good steady when I began … [Read more...]

The Most Versatile Travel Shoes I’ve Ever Owned

What if I suggested that it really is possible to take just one pair of shoes with you on an energetic trip abroad?'Not possible!' I hear all you shoe fanatics volley back at me!Okay, okay I agree, because I'll always pack more than one pair of shoes, if for no other reason, than I can and … [Read more...]

10 Reasons to Book a Cycle Cruise Holiday

Regular readers of Lifestyle Fifty will know that we've just returned from a trip of a lifetime to Europe during which we visited 12 different countries, and went on a fantastic cycle cruise with the Katarina Line in Croatia.And now that the weather is cold, wet and windy in South West … [Read more...]

I just want to go home

Is it ok to say that I'm pretty much over boats, buses and planes?Can I admit that after five weeks away in stunningly beautiful places, and a little out of my comfort zone at times, I want to go home? My dear old Mum isn't well, my mobile won't top up with credit due to some crazy credit card … [Read more...]

Learning to exhale in Europe

I was keyed up with a mixture of anticipation, excitement and anxiousness as we set off on our European adventure.Don't ask me why, maybe it's my age. But anyway, let's say I was worrying about lots of little things.Out of the comfort zone and into adventureAnd I realise that I'd … [Read more...]

Climbing Mount Everest on her 60th Birthday

Today's 'My Story'  post is by a gorgeous and adventurous woman who hiked to Everest Base Camp in Nepal to celebrate her 60th birthday. Pam Lynch's story is one that will inspire you to reach into your own bucket of dreams, maybe get out of your comfort zone. and perhaps go and do, or book … [Read more...]