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When retirees realise how much time they have on their hands, many develop an irresistible urge to tick off the things they have always wanted to do.

Did you know that the reality of retirement can be far from lacklustre?

It is a time when you can really enjoy living life to the full. It provides fantastic opportunities to return to the hobbies you rarely used to have time for, as well as the chance to pursue other pastimes and interests.

So what are these life-enriching activities?


Pottery helps you to express your creativity and how we connect to ourselves and the environment. The increased social connection leads to an improved sense of well being and has a positive impact on an individual’s psychological health in general. Regular interaction with pottery also helps to keep the brain fit through cognitive stimulation.


It can get harder and harder to stay active as you age. Cycling is one of the best activities since it’s a low-impact sport and it reduces strain on the joints.

It might not grant eternal youth, but cycling can slow the aging process and keep your muscles and immune system healthy well into your golden years.


In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. -John Muir

This sums it up with the below bucket list for hiking trails that should be done.

  • Ngong Hills
  • Karura Forest
  • Mt. Longonot
  • Hell’s Gate
  • Chyulu Hills
  • Mt. Kenya – Naro Moru Hike