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Unmasking the Digital Nomad path

There are plenty of stories about women age 50+ becoming entrepreneurs. Some of them work online so they can take their work with them while they travel. Should you take the plunge and join the growing Self-employment and Digital Nomad trend? When I presented the idea...

The Joy of House-sitting

[ Guest Post: Romana Frey ]  It started innocently enough. While I was living in the Comox Valley about seven years ago, a friend asked me to feed her cat while she went on vacation. Then she asked if I would also water the plants and check for mail. Finally, she...

May there be Peace on Earth

After returning from our Remembrance Day ceremony, I was wondering how to commemorate this day. One of my goals in encouraging women to reinvent themselves through travel is to encourage cross-Border friendships and a greater understanding of other cultures. It is my...

The Future of Work

This is a summary of my 1999 MA thesis. It was published in the Fall 2017 edition of The Canadian Journal of Career Development. ( Volume 16, Issue 2 ) See if you agree with the conclusions I drew from my research. Can this help you with your work today? The current...

Dreams of being a Digital Nomad

Santorini: Free image via Pixabay If you are currently in your 50s, you’re likely thinking about retirement. If you are like many creative Boomer women, you haven’t saved enough for this 30-year vacation. You long for more freedom to travel. If you feel trapped in the...

Living the Dream in Prague

Guest Post by: Romana Frey My parents emigrated from Austria to Canada in 1958, bringing along only what they could carry.  In 2016, at age 56, I left Canada to live in Europe, with two suitcases containing almost everything I own. My choice was to live lightly on the...

Travel, Awe, and a Meaningful Life

Free image via Pixabay “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein Travel provides an array of benefits. One of my favourite benefits is the opportunity to...

Daydream Believer: You Can Be One Too

I met Darlene shortly before she and her husband moved to Spain from Canada. I asked her to share a follow-up on her life Abroad and how it came about. Guest Post by: Darlene Foster I can´t remember when I didn´t have the urge to travel and experience new worlds. My...

Re-igniting Joy – RV Life (10)

Travel is one of the best ways to reignite enjoyment in life. It can also spark your creativity and new ways to make a living. We keep being told that Freedom 55 has turned into Freedom 85. So, why not earn while you travel and stop worrying you haven’t saved enough...