• Affordable Fall Destinations

    Affordable Fall Destinations

    Posted by Sean Thompson

    Hot soups, warm sweaters and hand-warmers signal fall is upon us. The kids are back in school and we’re dragged, somewhat unwillingly, into winter routines. Not so fast! Fall is a great time to travel. It means fewer crowds, idyllic weather and better deals. Let’s explore some affordable locations for a fall adventure.

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  • Carry-on Essentials

    Carry-on Essentials

    Posted by Sean Thompson

    For most of us long haul flights are a test of endurance. We just want to try and survive the ordeal as comfortably as possible without activating the dark beast that lives within us all. Cramped cabins, dry air and monotony do bring out the worst in essentially nice people. The contents of your carry-on bag are your critical tools for keeping that beast locked away.

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  • The Lure of B&B’s

    The Lure of B&B’s

    Posted by Sean Thompson

    B&B’s have become the go-to booking for romantic weekend getaways, for business travellers wanting a touch of home and for those travelling from location to location, seeking something a little different.

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  • The Best Tips For Traveling Abroad

    The Best Tips For Traveling Abroad

    Posted by Sean Thompson

    You’ve probably been looking forward to this trip for awhile. International travel is an enriching cultural/educational experience that can be perspective-altering. You want to make the most of your time away and revel in those precious memories when you get back to your real life. We’ve put together tips to help you create a wrinkle-free travel experience.

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  • Beat the Heat when Traveling

    Beat the Heat when Traveling

    Posted by Sean Thompson

    Vacations at home and abroad often coincide with high temperature and humidity levels. High temperatures can cause discomfort, dehydration, heat rash and even heat stroke. It can get downright miserable. Travelers want to avoid these outcomes for obvious reasons. We’ve put together some suggestions to help you stay cool to optimize that vacation you’ve been looking forward to.

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  • How to survive in Japan when you don’t speak the language.

    How to survive in Japan when you don’t speak the language.

    Posted by Sean Thompson

    Language is generally a verbal expression of a culture. The Japanese language is a stand alone. It has no connection to other languages. Japan was closed off from the world from 1639 to 1855 allowing a unique language and culture to flourish.

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