Amsterdam – The Perfect Weekend City Break

An introduction to the city of Amsterdam.  In our opinion, one of the best city breaks in Europe! Choosing a weekend city break can be really hard when you’re confronted by so much choice nowadays.  As air travel networks expand…

Martinhal Quinta – Time to Switch Off

A couple of years ago we visited a little corner of Portugal to have an Indian-summer break away from it all and found the perfect retreat in Martinhal Quinta. Why, when a plane is parked at the far western extreme…

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Cake

Everyone loves chocolate cake, don’t they? What’s not to love?  And if you’re going to make (and eat) a chocolate cake then where better to go for the recipe than to Mary Berry herself! Mary Berry’s Chocolate Cake Recipe is…

What is the Menopause?

It’s a fact of life that we’re born, we die and in between, if we’re women, we’ll go through the menopause. The menopause or ‘the change’ doesn’t just happen overnight unfortunately and for some women it can mean years and…

Pilates For Back Pain

It’s not uncommon for most of us to get some back pain as we get older.  Our joints stiffen, we’re not as active as we once were and in general we simply start to creak. Perhaps it’s worth looking at…

Win a Pair of Adjustable Reading Glasses from Eyejusters
Mr and Mrs 50 Plus are giving you the chance to win a pair of these revolutionary adjustable reading glasses from Eyejusters. Do you sometimes find that your arms simply aren't long enough when trying to focus on that small…
5 Things To Do in Bruges

5 things to do in Bruges?  There are way more than 5 things you can do in Bruges.  Small and compact as it is, Bruges is a bustling, charming place. The historic centre of Bruges is listed on the UNESCO…