Category Archives: Tips

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

Tips to Book Flights Smarter!

I came across this article in Money Sense magazine, Booking Mistakes to Avoid …some great advice and ways to save on costly blunders. Good stuff!

Great tips from a fellow travel writer!

Michele Sponagle has some very creative ideas to get you out of all sorts of binds while travelling. Hair shampoo for stain removal…shower caps for wrapping dirty boots…body lotion for shoe shining. Good stuff!!

Newsletter Profile: UN Women in the Pacific

Prior to leaving for Vietnam, I did some e-volunteering for UN Women in the Pacific Islands. Here is a profile of me they recently featured in their newsletter…

Toronto's Lucy Izon shared a wealth of Twitter information in Sarasota.

Lucy Izon’s Twitter Tips

Lucy Izon, whose CanadaCool website is the coolest, is a Twitter goddess and a few of us at the SATW Canadian Chapter meeting in Sarasota were privileged to have her share some of her immense knowledge. Of course, we had … Continue reading