Category Archives: Business

USA Business/Convention Travel Forecast

This sobering article about the next few years of USA business/convention travel from Convene magazine certainly is food for thought. There will be a serious impact on the industry.

Top 10 Destinations for Canadian this Summer

Food for thought from Virtuoso… But, I wonder how many Canadians, instead of going abroad, are going to explore their own country? After all, it is Canada’s 150th birthday this year! NEW YORK (May 17, 2017) – International luxury travel … Continue reading

Best Countries for Women Working Abroad

From InterNations Insider’s Survey Hungary and Bahrain prove great locations for expat women who want to work abroad, but Luxembourg, Taiwan, and Germany top the chart An above-average share of women worry about the cost of living and taxation abroad … Continue reading

Rolls Royces and Bicycles: The 1% of Vietnam

Since I’ve been in Vietnam, I’ve noticed more luxe cars than I ever see at home in Canada. The other day a white Rolls Royce was parked outside a hotel in my Hanoi neighbourhood. Bentleys and Mercedes are the other … Continue reading

South Vietnam College Tour

My three-week tour of Southern Vietnam educational institutes has been full of pleasant surprises. Not only did our workshops go smoothly, I’ve made new friends and been able to explore some very cool places in the Mekong Delta. Ashley Laracy, … Continue reading

Media Training in Mambane, Swaziland

This week’s highlight was a media training session I facilitated along with MISA Swaziland (Media Institute of Southern Africa) and EU Cospe (an Italian NGO that works on numerous programs with SWAGAA. Six journalists came tot he MISA office in … Continue reading