Tag: travel planning

travel

Travelling and Unravelling

This week we’re travelling. Camping in the Ottawa Valley. And as we sit by the campfire we’ll be waxing nostalgic about other trips we’ve taken.

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Croatia

On Breathing: Croatia Part III

We schedule time to breath into our travel plans. Time to slow down, to do nothing, to recharge our batteries.

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Italy

Travel Without Breaking the Bank

Now that we’re retired we find it easy to travel within our travel budget… and we don’t do “budget travel” either. Here’s how we do it.

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how not to look like a tourist

On Being a Tourist

It seems that looking like a tourist is something to be avoided at all costs, according to my research. Pah. What’s up with that?

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aging

Travels with a Ninety Year Old

You know, I’ve learned a lesson this past week, folks, while I’ve been home with my mum. If you want great service everywhere you go, and for everyone you meet to smile at you and try to be helpful. If …

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packing for travel

Keep Calm and Keep on Packing

I really wish I could take credit for that post title, but I have to admit it comes from a comment D.A. Wolfe left on my last post. D.A. writes the blog Daily Plate of Crazy. I’ve been reading her …

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emotional fatigue

Plan, Pack, Unpack, Repeat

Only one week until Elizabeth and I fly off for our long hoped for, and finally happening, trip to England. I say “long hoped for” because we wanted to make this trip, hoped to make this trip, years and years …

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England

Planning for England.

  Only two more months and my friend and I will be winging our way to England. We’re trying hard not to be excited. Not yet. There’s too much planning to do before we lean back, take a sip of …

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40+ fashion

Planning a Capsule Travel Wardrobe

I have kicked into full blown planning mode this week. Our trip to South America looms. And I am researching climate details and sketching out lists of activities with an eye to planning my trip wardrobe. We haven’t been on …

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coping with stress

Coping Mechanisms

Phew. It’s been a helluva week, hasn’t it?  On Monday when I was writing my last post I was “prepping” for a routine colonoscopy for which I was scheduled the next day. And may I say “prepping” is the nicest …

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