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...
Medical Tourism is a $100 Billion Industry.

Medical Tourism is a $100 Billion Industry.

I was very fortunate to have won 5 awards in a number of categories at this years North American Travel Writer’s Association.these all ran in the Winnipeg Free Press over the past year. This one on medical tourism won a bronze award as well. I hope you enjoy it...
The Zika Virus Has Arrived At Our Sunspots, And It’s Serious.

The Zika Virus Has Arrived At Our Sunspots, And It’s Serious.

It seemed to come out of nowhere this Zika virus did. A couple of early news bits here and then about a new virus brought to us by mosquitoes, the irritating insect that brought us the Malaria disease that has effected millions, and still is a scourge of nations. Then...
Don’t Leave Home Without It…And It’s Not Your Credit Card.

Don’t Leave Home Without It…And It’s Not Your Credit Card.

I don’t know how often people ask me if they should buy travel health insurance since Canadian coverage is so good. They ask if they are obliged to have travel insurance with the hope of avoiding the needless expense. I’m only going to Mexico for a week, they say. Do...
Top 10 Important Travel Planning tips.

Top 10 Important Travel Planning tips.

I am often asked for travel tips as readers look for any information that will make their travels safer, more comfortable and hassle free. Here are my top 10 tips to include in your travel planning. Take steps to stay healthy. Travelers to high risk countries need to...
Travel Neck Pillows. Which Is Best For You?

Travel Neck Pillows. Which Is Best For You?

It might seem like one neck pillow is pretty much the same as the next. But that may have been true at one juncture in time, but certainly no longer the case now. Today there are literally dozens of brands, but more significantly many different styles that address a...
Some Travel Tips Are Helpful. Some can save your life!

Some Travel Tips Are Helpful. Some can save your life!

Most of the travel tips I provide add comfort and a level of security for your trips. Others are much more important to ensure you are not unwittingly placed into stressful and frustrating situations. These are easy suggestions to incorporate into your travel plans,...