Tag Archives: travel

15 reasons to love retirement

15 reasons to love retirement

Retirement for some can be a daunting thought, how will you spend your time? Will you feel lonely? Where will you be living? The questions go on and on. But, don’t you remember 20-30 years ago, when y ...
5 reasons to visit Florence

5 reasons to visit Florence

Where travel to Italy is concerned there are a lot of specific destinations that tend to capture people’s imaginations. Rome is arguably the most historically fascinating city in the world, and ...
Youth hostels – you’re never too old

Youth hostels – you’re never too old

A friend was talking on the phone the other day about her son, and a trip he’d made to the north of England. ‘Did he stay in youth hostels?’ I enquired politely. ‘Oh, goodness, no’, she replied. ‘He’s ...
Spring sunshine made easy

Spring sunshine made easy

Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands is nicknamed the Island of Eternal Spring – with good reason as the temperature rarely drops below 20 degrees C. even now in early spring. The winters too are ...