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Check out these ideas for things to do after retirement
After decades in the workforce, retirees finally have a chance to spend their time as they please. No more long days at the office, no more meetings, and no more waking up at ungodly hours and commuting to work. Many retirees are afraid of what comes next. What will you do with all this newfound time? To make sure the next stage of your life is as fulfilling and exciting as you hoped it would be, here is a list of things to do after retirement:


Whether it’s for a few days or a few weeks, travelling this beautiful planet will do you some good. Since you have the time, you can even plan an extended trip and travel for a few months. We recommend visiting a new country. You’ll get to experience different cultures, meet different people, and taste new cuisine. You could also take a long cruise or live in a different country for a while. Try renting out your home if you’re going away for long periods of time, this way you can make some cash while you’re exploring the world.



Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things to do after retirement. There are countless opportunities, from mentoring and tutoring kids, to assisting at a soup kitchen, to helping a small business on a project. Contact a local volunteer group or other charitable organisations to find volunteering opportunities that are suitable for you. Look for volunteering positions that draw on your interests and abilities and allow you to share these abilities with others.


Upgrade your home

Whether it’s the interior or exterior of your home, you finally have the time to make those improvements you’ve been dreaming about. Start a herb garden, install a jacuzzi, rearrange your rooms, or add on additional space. You can do the easy tasks yourself, like painting, redecorating, and gardening. Gardening can also be extremely therapeutic, so maybe google the basics or watch a few tutorial videos so you can do it yourself.


Get a new hobby or rekindle an old one

Starting a hobby or exploring a new one will make your days all the more enjoyable. If you have a hobby that you used to enjoy but didn’t have time for, there’s always time now. You can also take up something new, like sewing, fishing, painting, woodworking, or music – the possibilities are endless. If you’re looking to meet other people or socialise, you can join a club. Check the club listings online or on a community board in your area.


Buy a motorhome

What better way to explore the great outdoors than by travelling via motorhome? These days, it’s one of the most popular things to do after retirement. If you’re not ready to invest, you can start out by renting one and going for a short holiday. If you love it, it will pay off to purchase your own. This is a low-cost way of travelling, and you’ll get to do it on your own terms. It could just be you and your partner, or you could get the kids or grandkids to join. And since you’re staying in a motorhome, you’ll never have to book accommodation (which will save you a ton of money).


If buying a motorhome and travelling sounds like something you would be interested in, then come to Marjal Costa Blanca Camping & Resort. You’ll love spending your holidays in Alicante, with sunny weather, beautiful beaches, and tasty Mediterranean cuisine. Marjal is one of the only resorts that are open in winter – and we have modern facilities and amenities that can perfectly accommodate your motorhome or caravan. Contact us to make a booking today.


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