Travel Tips

Why not to have a beach wedding

There seems to be a growing trend for beach weddings.  I’ve stayed at a couple of resorts where weddings were happening and my thought was that it didn’t look all that appealing.  But that’s just me.  Here are some things to ask yourself if you are considering a beach wedding:
Will everyone that I want […]

By |March 9th, 2015|Travel Tips|2 Comments

Send an old fashioned postcard

Stan Posner and Sandra Phillips-Posner love their grandchildren. The pair are travel writers who have made their biggest mark as experts on the American I-95 highway, all 1500 miles stretching from Boston to Miami! You can find out all about that on their Drive I-95 website linked here.  Mile by mile they have all […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Travel Tips|2 Comments

Best free travel guides

The TripAdvisor Offline City Guides are a must for navigating major cities worldwide.  Install the free app on your phone and you’ll have the world (pardon the irresistibly appropriate cliché) at your fingertips. Check out the available city list here and that list continues to grow.  By using your phone’s GPS/compass you will be […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Activities, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Avoid weight gain like a celebrity

My mum knew that holidays meant weight gain.  She planned for it by losing weight beforehand.  Here’s another tactic.  If you want to avoid weight gain when you travel, perhaps take this observed tip from a celebrity.

I was dining at the Westin Hotel Gazette restaurant in Montreal and a young woman was seated by […]

By |January 26th, 2015|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Are your pets safe when you travel?


Our beloved pets deserve to be well looked after when we travel.  I’ve got a dog (Adida) and a cat (Pele) that can sometimes travel with us but other times they can’t. It’s great if one of my kids is available to look after them but if not then I board my dog at […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Travel Tips|2 Comments