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The Joy of Travel

Santa's travelling tips

Dec 6, 2016 / 3:00 pm

The festive season is fast approaching and with it the stress of shopping, baking and travel to visit friends and family. Travel during this holiday season can...

Freewheeling in Vallarta

Nov 22, 2016 / 3:00 pm

My baby sister passed a milestone birthday last week. I won’t say which as it tends to age me. Suffice it to say that she felt its significance warranted...

Travel like herding cats

Nov 15, 2016 / 3:00 pm

It was a great night out with friends. Lots of wine, laughter and heartfelt promises that planning a group trip to Europe would be “so much fun!”...

Breathless anticipation

Nov 8, 2016 / 3:00 pm

You know who you are. You love the Vegas club scene. The non-stop, all night action. You love the flair and tantalizing thrum of South Beach night life. You...

Cruising in style

Nov 1, 2016 / 3:00 pm

I must smile when I hear people say they just can’t imagine doing a cruise of any kind. I’ve learned over the many years in this industry that...

Soulful travel

Oct 25, 2016 / 3:00 pm

“I want to make a difference,” she said with a sigh. “I’m tired of feeling like I’m on the outside looking in when I travel to...

Set sail on the Bluenose

Oct 18, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Are you looking for a destination with interesting history, beautiful architecture and jaw-dropping scenery? Hoping to avoid transatlantic flights and...

Winter in the southern sun

Oct 11, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Here’s a quick little sun getaway guide for this winter’s list of sun destinations available via nonstop and/or same-day connections. Puerto...

Drink the vodka

Oct 4, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Travelling to a foreign country can be exhilarating and a little nerve-wracking. True explorers like myself embrace the culture shock and the feeling of being...

A necessary evil

Sep 27, 2016 / 12:00 pm

You don’t need cancellation insurance you say. You’re travelling no matter what. Funny how something as simple as a child’s ear infection can...

The ethics of travel

Sep 20, 2016 / 3:00 pm

You’re finally in that exotic locale you’ve always dreamed of visiting. The sights, sounds, aromas all tickle your fancy and increase your desire to...

The Mexican dentist

Sep 13, 2016 / 3:00 pm

My daughter and I travelled to Bucerias in April. It was a great mother-daughter trip and also an opportunity for me to explore the “lure” of the...

River cruising in style

Sep 6, 2016 / 12:00 pm

The new high bar in river cruising The fastest growing segment of the international travel industry is the river-cruise market. Bigger, better, more innovative...

Her biggest fan

Apr 14, 2016 / 6:18 pm

I’m heading to Bucerios, Mexico on Friday to take advantage of some inexpensive dental work. I’ve had a number of clients who’ve had great...

Be aware - not afraid

Apr 6, 2016 / 12:17 pm

The world stage today is a source of anxiety and apprehension for many, especially when it comes to international travel. People are delaying, rerouting, or...

From bad comes good

Mar 30, 2016 / 5:00 pm

Perspective is everything, in every situation. Monday night, I had my running jacket stolen from an unlocked locker at the gym. Not the worst situation, as I...

Change: The one sure thing

Mar 23, 2016 / 5:00 pm

Change is a circumstance that can be viewed with either anticipation or trepidation. It is something that is, ironically, the one thing we can count on....

Ya gotta laugh

Mar 16, 2016 / 11:03 am

There’s just no way to avoid it. Everyone gets older. It doesn’t matter if you exercise religiously, eat healthily, or drink moderately. Its gonna...

Disconnect to connect

Mar 9, 2016 / 5:00 pm

Last night I left my phone at my brother’s place in Westbank. I live in Kelowna and by the time I realized my blunder, it was too late to go back. My...

Should too

Mar 2, 2016 / 7:00 am

'Should' 'Too' Two very small, seemingly innocuous words. “I think Bruce is coming too.” “That dress should look beautiful on...

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