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Autumn Holidays in Crete

Autumn Holidays in Crete

by Marlene de Wilde

Of the many great reasons for a holiday in Crete, the sun, sea and sand are the island's biggest draw.

There are many reasons people come to Crete. Its rich mysterious past beckons archaeology buffs; the unique flora and fauna attracts nature lovers; the gorges and mountain ranges are magnets for trekkers and hikers. But perhaps the main reason Crete is so popular is for its beach resorts.

    Walnuts!

    by Ann Evans

    Walnuts are versatile, tasty and good for you. And for some people, their lives have been centred around walnuts for generations. Ann Evans travelled to the Dordogne Valley to meet two families for whom the humble walnut has been a lifetime's passion

      Jackie & Bob's new B&B in the Algarve

      On National Park border

      Great for walking, cycling and bird watching holidays in Portugal. Friendly, quiet, comfortable. A warm welcome awaits our over 50s readers. Have a wonderful stay!


      Europe's most family-friendly cities

      Planning a city break with the kids/grandkids?

      HouseTrip.com reveal the top five cities in Europe for a family holiday with a difference.

        Mauritius - ideal holidays for over 50s

        Explore this tropical paradise

        Blessed with some of the most beautiful locations in the world, but how do you choose where to go? Mauritius Holidays Direct let us in on one of their top locations.


        Over 50s Holidays: Explore the Dordogne Valley

        by Ann Evans

        Writer Ann Evans shares with us her highlights of this picturesque region of France, including the best gardens to visit in the Dordogne.

          Colorado National Monument

          by Margaret Mather

          A first-hand account of a morning visit to the magnificent Colorado National Monument, and a chilling visit to the aptly named Cold Shivers Point.


          Antwerp  A Pocket Metropolis

          Good food and culture, designers stores and diamonds.

          Leaving London on the 08.30 Eurostar from the new St. Pancras terminal means you can be in the main square (Groenplaats) of Antwerp for lunch.

            Over 50 and Travelling Alone?

            Widowed, divorced or single - there is a holiday for you

            If you want to take a holiday but are concerned about travelling alone, why not try a coach tour or river cruise?


            Moab - Red Rock Wonders by Land, Water and Air

            By Sara Widness

            Children play in playgrounds; adults usually just watch their offspring from the sidelines by the fence. But imagine a playground so vast that it can't be fenced.

              The Salt Pans of Gozo

              by Ann Evans

              I'd never given much thought to salt. Our bodies need it but not too much; we sprinkle it on icy roads and paths to stop us slipping; and its uses go way back in history.


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