No Tablet, No TV.

No Tablet, No TV.

Flying between Denver and Palm Springs last month I thought I might pass the time enjoying an in-flight movie. The problem was, there were no TV screens. This is just one of the major shifts taking place in the aviation industry that will change the way we think about...
Important Cuba Changes You Need To Know About.

Important Cuba Changes You Need To Know About.

As much as Cuban travel has become a Canadian winter past-time, in many ways the country is still an enigma. Every winter there are questions about health insurance, currency conversion, power supply, the advisability of bringing gifts, departure taxes, and offering...
Technology paves the way for a new world of travel.

Technology paves the way for a new world of travel.

There was a time when digital communications were the tools used mostly by the younger generations. But those days are long passed. Every age category slowly caught on to the fact it wasn’t so hard to learn to become at least a bit tech savvy, once they got past...
Know Before You go.

Know Before You go.

I was very fortunate to have won a number of writing awards this year from the North American Travel Journalists Association for columns and stories written in the Winnipeg Free Press.  In previous posts I put on the two articles that won the bronze medal in the...
Top 10 travel tips this winter.

Top 10 travel tips this winter.

Every day hundreds of Canadians are lining up for charter flights to the sun destinations we have come to love in Mexico and the Caribbean. We dream about these vacations all year and yearn for them the first day temperatures re-introduce us to a Canadian winter. And...
Car Rental Tips For Your Next Trip.

Car Rental Tips For Your Next Trip.

I often rent automobiles when I travel, and totally identify with some of the frustrations readers have expressed to me over the past months. In this column I have written a few tips which I hope will save you a few dollars the next time you are dealing with an...