The 2016 travel writing awards from the North American Travel Journalist’s Association were recently announced. I was please to find out I was the recipient of 3 awards. Winning a Silver Award for my post visit story on France was especially gratifying. But I am always happy when I can squeeze into the finalist category as I did for two of my columns.
I travel to Holland and Germany interviewing Dutch people at the Holten Canadian Cemetery where he is buried. Then I go to Sogel Germany and am able to find the spot where he was killed in action, and where he was first buried before repatriation to Holten. An emotional but amazing experience. Interviews with many people illuminate a tremendous story of our soldiers, and the Holland people.
It seemed if it could go wrong it did, but I was determined to stick it out until I got to my end destination because that’s why I have come several thousands of Kilometres.
Over the past years seats have gotten smaller and pitch, the distance between seats has shrunk as well. There was an answer on the table but that wish may be postponed, at least in the near future.
On this week’s show learn about the latest travel scams, hear how important pre-travel health precautions are important, and about the care and impact of our Remembrance sites in France
With President Obama’s visit to Cuba advice I have given over the past decade may be out the window, unless Republicans get in of course.
After a delay of several months, the Canadian Transportation Agency has given NewLeaf Airlines the right to fly, based on conditions it does not market itself as an airline.
The egg is a part of Easter tradition around the world. Finding out why is easier said than done.
Pilgrimages are taken in many ways. This week may be one of the biggest, but many are not even about religion.