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Ten Tips for Traveling With Your Dog

By | January 18th, 2017|Family, General, Road Trip, Solo, Summer, Travel Tip, Uncategorized|

If the prospect of vacationing without your dog breaks your heart, cheer up traveling with Spot has never been easier. You will need to do some advance planning and thoughtful packing to ensure both you and your dog have the best experience possible. Use this checklist as you plan your dog-friendly adventure. ✓ Visit the [...]

A New Way to Roam

By | October 12th, 2016|Family, General, Solo, Summer, Travel Tip, Winter|

If you are Canadian I can guarantee you have been frustrated with your cellular provider at one time or another. I’ve never met a Canadian who has said, “You know what? I love my cell phone company. The rates are great and the data package is amazing.” If you’ve ever uttered those words and you're [...]

Five American Ghost Towns History Buffs Will Love

By | September 16th, 2016|Family, Feature, General, Road Trip, Solo, Summer|

For many, the idea of a ghost town holds infinite fascination. For history buffs, they can be an irresistible draw. Tombstone, Arizona is the most widely known ghost town – home of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, rowdy saloons and cheesy old westerns. If you're in search of a true sense of place and history, these [...]

The Wonders of Wellington, NZ

By | June 10th, 2016|General, Solo, Summer, Warm Countries|

Consistently ranking in the top ten of travel destination lists, Wellington, New Zealand , though small for a capital city, is a decidedly big destination. With mountains in the background and a craggy coastline on the forefront, Wellington is situated perfectly to provide a memorable vacation for everyone from movie buffs to foodies to those [...]

Beyond Camping

By | May 19th, 2016|Family, General, Road Trip, Solo, Summer, Travel Tip|

The idea of a vacation spent communing with nature without cell phones, laptops or other electronic distractions can be appealing. The idea of a simple, inexpensive way to see beautiful locations is appealing as well. The thought of wet tents and leaky air mattresses? Not so much. There are alternatives that let you live the [...]

Why Hiring the Right Person Can Boost Business in Our Social World

By | March 23rd, 2016|Solo, Summer, Warm Countries|

Two years ago I was in Perth, Australia for a conference. While there, I decided to get my scuba certification. I mean how cool is it to get certified on a business trip in Australia! Before I left I researched a number of dive companies and finally picked IndiDive. As far as I’m concerned, Pete [...]

3 Unforgettable Scuba Vacation Destinations

By | March 14th, 2016|General, Solo, Summer, Warm Countries|

Accessible to just about everyone, scuba diving is fast becoming a driving force for people making vacation plans. You can acquire basic certification just about anywhere in the World. Once you know the basics, you are ready for ever-increasing adventures. Talk to any experienced scuba diver and you'll talk to a person with incredible travel [...]

A Spooky Southern Sojourn | Haunted Savannah

By | February 10th, 2016|General, Road Trip, Solo, Warm Countries|

Looking for a long weekend destination that combines southern hospitality, historic charm, outstanding food and a chance to run into a ghost? You're in luck – Savannah offers all of this and more! Settled in 1733 Savannah is Georgia's oldest city and is still it's most important port. Savannah has played an important role throughout [...]

When a Hotel is More Than a Hotel

By | February 3rd, 2016|Family, General, Solo|

Often, when traveling, we think of our hotel as a place to drop your bag and a place to return to, exhausted, after a full day of activity. But, sometimes, the hotel IS the destination. There are hotels all over the world that offer such a unique environment that you may find yourself never leaving [...]

You CAN Travel Alone!

By | January 6th, 2016|General, Solo, Travel Tip|

All moms know and appreciate a solo trip to the grocery store, the library or, on really bad days, just sneaking in a solo trip to the bathroom. These types of trips are important, immediate life-savers. But let’s face it their benefits are short-lived. When I traveled to Australia recently it occurred to me, after [...]

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