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About Sally Dowling

Sally Dowling has had a long and exciting career in the travel industry and now enjoys freelance travel writing and guest blogging. She is a regular contributor to http://www.silvertraveladvisor.com, a popular travel and review website for the over 50’s. Sally likes to seek out lesser known areas of popular destinations and to stay in small family run hotels. Please check out Sally's website here http://www.sallydowling.co.uk
Latest Posts | By Sally Dowling
No Matter Your Age, Don’t Forget the Power of a Smile
3 years ago

No Matter Your Age, Don’t Forget the Power of a Smile

By  •  Mindset

It’s funny the things you start to realise, as you get older.

I have been told I am a smiler, complete with a one sided dimple. Over the years, a sunny smile has gotten me through some difficult times and challenging situations; and yet I am only just beginning to appreciate the power of a genuine smile. Read More

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea
3 years ago

Exploring the Fabulous Tradition of Afternoon Tea

The quintessentially English tradition of Afternoon Tea goes back to the early 1800s and is usually credited to Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford, who was a lady in waiting to Queen Victoria. Read More

Volunteering with Guide Dogs: Give Back and Make New Friends
3 years ago

Volunteering with Guide Dogs: Give Back and Make New Friends

As retirement approaches, the opportunities to embark on voluntary work become increasingly appealing.

But what to do? If you are not going to get paid, it has to be something you enjoy, something you feel passionate about and, hopefully, something that will give you a new perspective on life. Read More

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan
3 years ago

I’m Living the Dream – In a Static Caravan

As a 60-something-year-old travel writer, I have been lucky enough to stay in top hotels, cosy B&B’s and, on occasion, beautifully appointed self-catering accommodation. But, camping and caravanning have certainly not been on my agenda. Read More