Travelling helps us to connect and mingle with new people, learn about and expose ourselves to various cultures, be active and keep our mind sharp, so it’s no wonder why the 45 to 49 year old age group is amongst the top 3 most frequent traveller groups when it comes to Australian travel trends.
Whether you are looking for an overseas adventure or a short break discovering more of Australia’s charm, it can be hard to narrow down and pick exactly where your next holiday destination should be. So, here are the top 8 most popular travel destinations for women over 40 that even celebrities can’t go past!
- Sunshine Coast, QLD
Queensland based fashion designer, entrepreneur and author Lorna Jane frequently visits her beach house on the Sunshine Coast where she can wind down among world class beaches and easily take her dog. Find out more about why Lorna Jane favours the Sunshine coast as a holiday destination.
Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, Fiji is a paradise island lost in the Pacific Ocean that has something for everyone. From scuba diving, kayaking, snorkelling, hiking to breathtaking scenery, luxury resorts and white sandy beaches it is a tropical experience guaranteed to rejuvenate the mind and body.
- Mollymook, NSW
Known for its sandy beaches, fresh seafood and dolphin spotting I can definitely see why Fashion Editor, Kellie Hush thinks of Mollymook as the hands down winner when it comes to her favourite travel destination. Find out more about Kellie and why she spends her holidays in Mollymook.
Australian actress, comedian and radio presenter, Jane Kennedy fell in love with Paris after a bohemian-inspired European adventure with her family. In fact, she loved it so much that she gathered up her girlfriends and returned to celebrate her 50th birthday in the city of light. watch the video below find out more about Jane’s Parisian experience and top tips on travelling with kids.
- Rocky Mountains, USA
Scenic, luxurious and grounding. Find out why even celebrities like Bill Gates consider the Rocky Mountains as one of the best winter travel destinations HERE.
Our special guest this week, Louise Baxter, also shared why she loves skiing with the family.
- Venice, Italy
Exploring a town rich with culture and connecting family ties are some of the reasons Pat McDermott prefers to travel to Italy. Find out which hotel along the Grand Canal that Pat dreams of staying here…
- Maui, Hawaii
If swimming under waterfalls and relaxing on white sand beaches is your idea of a holiday then the Hawaiian island of Maui is the perfect destination – and there’s no denying why celebrities from around the world spend their down time relaxing on this beautiful and diverse part of the world.
- Kimberley, WA
The magical ancient wilderness of Western Australia’s Kimberley captured the heart of Sarina Bratton, our “First Lady” of cruising. Find out more about Sarina’s Kimberley experience and what makes this unique place so special HERE.
For more tips on calming travel nerves and staying healthy while on holiday advised by one of Australia’s best known travel writers, Lee Tulloch CLICK HERE.