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The Perils of Jet Lag

Posted by: Donna Smith - Contributor on Friday, October 13, 2017
Jet Lag Feeling

For most of us who have traveled from coast to coast in the United States or internationally, we have most likely experienced the sensation of jet lag. Our bodies are not prepared to adapt to a rapid change in the light-dark cycle. It is a most undesirable feeling.

Comfortable Walking Shoes for Travel

Posted by: Carol Lehman on Friday, October 6, 2017
Allbirds Wool Shoe

As a woman on the go, packing for a trip is no easy feat.  Your suitcase is over stuffed with clothes, make-up, hair product, books, and chargers.  You think to yourself… do I have everything?  Then, you remember your shoes in despair. 

Ladies Carry-on Essentials

Posted by: Carol Lehman on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

I created two packing lists many years ago when I began traveling. One is for checked luggage and the other is for carry-on items. I have revised these lists many times such as when I deleted my iPod from the list and added an iPad and iPhone. This is how I listen to music these days when traveling.

Keeping Fit and Exercising for Women over 60

Tags: Fitness, Health
Posted by: Carol Lehman on Thursday, October 27, 2016
Woman excersing

I do a lot of traveling. I love to travel and heck, that’s why I’m in the business.
Traveling, though, especially for ladies who reach that “certain age”, can be exhausting. If your body isn’t in some sort of decent shape, it's probably not going to be able to do the walking that is often required on many trips, especially when it comes to touring and sight-seeing.

Many of the ladies that travel with Journeys for Women try to get in some exercise several times per week. And to be honest, we all should be!

5 Tips for Staying Fit on Your Vacation

Posted by: Carol Lehman on Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Sleeping

Once you have done all the hard work to research, book, and pay for your trip, the even harder work began preparing for your trip! For many of you that included a lot of exercising, as well as buying and training with new equipment. Finally, the day has arrived and you are on your dream journey. How do you make sure to stay fit and healthy on your vacation, without undoing all the good you’ve done? Here are a few simple tips: