As a local Vancouverite and experienced traveler, I welcome tourists to British Columbia and Canada! But not every traveler arrives in BC prepared for the rainy season, mountain hikes, or coastal activities. What do you need to take when you travel to Vancouver? If you’re… Read More »10 Things to Take When You Visit Vancouver, BC
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A theme-based vacation is a type of travel that goes beyond “just” enjoying a tropical beach holiday or going on a cultural tour in Italy. How do you plan a theme-based holiday, vacation or cruise that is both creative and fun? Theme vacations are more… Read More »18 Ideas for Creative, Meaningful Theme Vacations
What do you pack for a vacation at a beach resort? This list of essential items will help you travel light, yet take everything you need for a great holiday. You don’t need to be an experienced traveler to know what to pack for a… Read More »10 Things You Need to Pack for a Resort Vacation at the Beach
What gift do you give a woman turning 50 – especially if that woman is you? I planned to celebrate my 50th birthday with a life-changing pilgrimage to India. Instead, I found myself exploring the historical neighborhoods of Dubai and climbing to the peak of… Read More »Where is the Best Place to Celebrate Your 50th Birthday?
You’re at the airport – maybe even at the Kathmandu Airport in Nepal, like I was – and the check-in counter clerk says you can’t board the plane. The airline staff refuses to let you on the flight! It’s a shocking, crazy feeling. What do… Read More »What to Do When They Refuse to Let You Board the Flight