Category Archives: Tips

10 Common Turtle Myths

This is a little outside my usual travel related postings, but I love animals and these turtle tips are really important. Just wanted to share some tips from American Tortoise Rescue. Myth 1: Turtles are easy to care for – … Continue reading

Where’d You Get Those Peepers?

I don’t know about you, but I have a tough time finding sunglasses I like. Either they don’t fit properly or don’t work with my shape of my face. When I do find a pair, they usually are way out … Continue reading

Tips for US Border Crossings This Summer

Just got this press release in from US Customs and Border Protection: Washington: As the busiest three months of international travel approach, U.S. Customs and Border Protection encourages travelers to “Know Before You Go” when traveling to the United States … Continue reading

How to Stay Fit When Traveling

Just got this in. Not anything new, but nevertheless, good advice. Always nice to be reminded! By Sloane Davis Trying to stay fit and healthy can be challenging when traveling. I always tell my clients that the goal should be … Continue reading

Aeroplan Deadline 2020

Just got this press release and wanted to share it. Air Canada announced today that they intend to launch an in‑house Frequent Flyer program. I wanted to personally provide some additional information. First and foremost, through June 2020, Air Canada … Continue reading

Travel Gadgets

I just received this press release list of travel items. I haven’t tried any of them, but they look interesting. Just wanted to share… 1.) remodeez: It’s not always easy to wash your clothes and other luggage while traveling. No … Continue reading

Travelling with Zero Waste

Tips for a garbage free vacation From the German company Green Pearls Sustainable Tourism I love these ideas!­ ­ ­ ­ Darmstadt, May 4, 2017 *** From the principle traveling is not really eco- friendly. Nevertheless, it does not help … 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

Luggage Buying Tips

Here are some luggage ideas from manufacturer/Distributor The Holiday Group. I’m going to China soon. I don’t want to be the “Over Packer”! Smart Luggage traveller: Travelpro For those who need to keep charged on the go, technology enhanced luggage … Continue reading

Get Best Flight Prices this Summer

Thinking about your summer travel plans? I just discovered the cheapflights.ca website that has all sorts of info about when to buy airline tickets. Generally, they advise 4-5 months in advance for the best fares. Most expensive time just about … Continue reading