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About Lynn Clare

Lynn Clare is a freelance writer living in Denver, Colorado. She is an avid traveler and loves writing about her adventures for women who travel solo at http://www.Womens-Independent-Travel.com
Latest Posts | By Lynn Clare
9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers
2 months ago

9 Reasons Why Cruising Is Great for Solo Women Travelers

By  •  Travel

There aren’t many trip options that are so well suited to solo travelers as cruising. Where else can you go that you have the perfect balance of social interaction and as much quiet personal time as you desire? Read More

6 Things to Do When Planning a Perfect Short Getaway in Florida
3 months ago

6 Things to Do When Planning a Perfect Short Getaway in Florida

By  •  Travel

Sometimes you need a break but don’t have the time or budget for a big trip. Short little getaways can be the perfect solution.

For me, the combination of sun and sand can really set me right in a short amount of time. It makes me feel like I’ve stepped into a tropical paradise even though I may only be a couple of hours from home. Read More

3 Things to Remember When Taking the First Step Towards Retirement
5 months ago

3 Things to Remember When Taking the First Step Towards Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

I’m learning each day to look forward to what is coming as I stand where I am today. Being present in my life right here and now has created an appreciation for all that I have and an eagerness for what is yet to come. Every change I make takes me to that new and exciting place. Read More

“Treasure, Transfer or Toss”: Exploring the Philosophy of Downsizing in Retirement
10 months ago

“Treasure, Transfer or Toss”: Exploring the Philosophy of Downsizing in Retirement

By  •  Lifestyle

When I downsized before moving to Florida, I put my most cherished possessions into one small 5 x 10 storage unit and left my car with my daughter. At the time, I was a bit concerned that I might be getting rid of too many things, but I didn’t want to store anything that wasn’t useful or meaningful to me. Read More

Finding Your Path After 60 with Purpose and Heart
12 months ago

Finding Your Path After 60 with Purpose and Heart

By  •  Mindset

As we age, it becomes apparent that we must create new lives. Will we change careers, begin retirement, travel, downsize or stay where we are? Read More

Why I Love to Travel: The Appeal of Constant Travel and Discovery
1 year ago

Why I Love to Travel: The Appeal of Constant Travel and Discovery

By  •  Travel

Some people stay in one place most or all their lives and are very content. Then there are some, like me, who crave change and move frequently from place to place.   Read More

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers
1 year ago

5 Vacation Planning Tips for Dynamic Older Travelers

By  •  Travel

So, you’ve just booked your fantastic holiday or family vacation – now what? Getting ready to leave is much more complicated than just packing.

There are so many arrangements that need to be made before leaving home. It doesn’t matter if it is for a few days or a few weeks, there are some things you need to remember to do. Read More

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience
1 year ago

Why a Solo Cruise Can Be a Wonderful Lifetime Experience

By  •  Travel

My first solo cruise was such a great experience, much easier and more fun than I ever expected. It was a small ship (700 passengers) and not entirely full so it was a good way for me to try cruising. Also, I met so many wonderful people – couples and singles – who were happy to talk about their experiences and give me good information on what to consider if I wanted to continue cruising. Read More

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone
2 years ago

Sailing Solo: What I Learned from My First Cruise Alone

By  •  Travel

I had always wanted to take a cruise.

Everyone I know who’s ever gone has loved it and had wonderful stories to share. It seemed like an easy and fun way to go to many different destinations and travel with others closer to my own age. I received some great advice from people about how to pick the cruise that was right for me. Read More

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!
2 years ago

Stress-Free Travel After 60 is Possible – Just Don’t Forget Your Magic Wand!

By  •  Travel

Years ago, when I encountered any sort of problem or difficulty at work, I would tell my team not to worry. I would reassure them that I would just bring in my magic wand. Everything would be fine. Read More