The best thing about being retired is that you no longer need to plan around your work timetable or worrying if your annual leave will get approved or not
And not forgetting the dreaded, going back to the office day, where you’re greeted with an inbox overflowing with mundane emails.
For the last 40-50 years you have worked hard and tried to provide the best for your friends and family, but now it’s your time to kick back and enjoy a more relaxed life.
Traveling after retirement is most definitely one of the best chapters that you can introduce to your life. Retirement doesn’t mean you have to spend your time confined in your home, although the occasional cozy evenings in front of the warm fireplace are exceptions.
Planning for life post-retirement is important, as it gives you time to realise what retirement really has to offer. See it as a beginning of a new life and opportunity to explore and do things that you wouldn’t be able to do before this special time.
And guess what… There is a whole world out there waiting to be explored!
Whether you’re looking for relaxation or adventure, solitude or crowds, budget or extravagance, there’s a perfect trip out there for everyone.
1: Fancy an adventure?
Where: South Africa
Wave goodbye to the 9-5 life and get ready for an epic African adventure! South Africa is one of the continents best safari destinations, where you can explore the vibrant city of Cape Town and get a chance to meet the big 5 (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, and rhino).
So if you’re up for a spot of adventure then South Africa is the place to be.
2: Ultimate relaxation
Caribbean holidays are perfect for you to unwind and relax. There are so many paradise islands to choose from that have the worlds most beautiful beaches and resorts. Many of these resorts will offer luxury spa treatments and fitness retreats to invigorate your body.
You can enjoy the constant warmth of the sun whilst you’re being pampered on the sun-kissed beaches. This holiday would definitely help you unravel and de-stress as you adapt to the laid-back island life.
3: Step back in time
If you fancy discovering different cultures and learning about the history and traditions of foreign lands then China would be a great place to start.
Explore the wonders of China by visiting the capital city of Beijing, where you can explore the famous Forbidden City and if you’re really up for the walk, then embark onto the iconic Great Wall of China.
Of course, you don’t have to go abroad to have a good time. You can choose to travel a bit closer to home and explore what Britain has to offer. The English coast offers a fun holiday for the family or you can enjoy the amazing scenery and outdoor adventures in the Lakes district.
There are so many places to choose from, the choice is yours.