Is It Really A Best Rate Guarantee?

Is It Really A Best Rate Guarantee?

As big online travel agencies like Expedia and Trivago marketed what were the lowest prices for hotel room’s available, hotel properties slowly lost more and more of their direct bookings. And some of the OTA’s, as they are called, were even padding their margins to...
Victoria and the Islands!

Victoria and the Islands!

In Victoria, there may be more restaurants per capita here than anywhere else in Canada …There are more Tilley Hats being worn on the streets per capita than anywhere else in the world…And as a walk along the inner harbour in the early morning will verify, there are...
There He Goes, He’s Gone Again!

There He Goes, He’s Gone Again!

Having not yet recovered from our very late night arrival from Panama less than two days ago, I am once again packing for yet another journey. As thattravelguy it would be fair to say I like to be on the road more than most, but this turnaround is not really what I...
Panama Wrap Up…And Home We Go!

Panama Wrap Up…And Home We Go!

All in all this has been a pretty good visit. The beach at the Royal Decameron was wide and excellent. It was our first experience in this country and we did not know what to expect. The flight from Canada to Panama on Transat was really excellent. It was our first...
Panama City…Absolutely Worth the Visit!

Panama City…Absolutely Worth the Visit!

We spent today in Casco Viejo…Old Panama. Today we hired a taxi to take us to Casco Viejo, or old Panama as it is called, even though it is not the oldest part of Panama. However it is the area with he UNESCO designation and it truly was an exceptionally...
Our Panama Journey…Continued!

Our Panama Journey…Continued!

  Rae enjoys our last day on the beach at the Royal Decameron It was our choice to stay 5 nights at the Royal Decameron and then spend the last two in Panama City itself at the Radison Decapolis. Our last day on the beach was a lazy one. We had all these plans...
Broadcasting Live From Panama Today

Broadcasting Live From Panama Today

  Listen live at noon CST today for on location Panama Broadcast. Over the past few days I have had a chance to experience just a little bit of this country. Luckily on a past journey we did sail through the famous canal on a cruise ship on a Caribbean South...
Panama…Hot Days, Hot But Pleasant Nights!

Panama…Hot Days, Hot But Pleasant Nights!

  The golf course is a quick shuttle ride from the main resort. What is the weather like in Panama? I have received this question over the past few days since I arrived in this country. It is not hot according to the temperature, averaging about 27 degrees C...