The story behind the Lady in Red
This image takes me back to Paris. It was late summer of 2011 and I went back to Europe...
Why do we travel?

Why do we travel?

Travel Nov 12, 2017

Travel is about the value of the experience you get. The unexpected twists, the perfect moments, the memories you...
If travel was free, where would you go?
I’ve seen people post quotes and images on social media stating, “If travel were free you’d never see me...
Tips to make your travel stress-free
I enjoy going to the airport and just watching people. It doesn’t take long to come to the conclusion that traveling can be very stressful. Most people are in a hurry, feeling rushed to get to where they want to be. And if it’s not the parents yelling at... Read more
Visiting Western Canada? Don’t Miss Off-The-Beaten-Path Kananaskis
Most visitors to Western Canada start their journey either in Vancouver or Calgary. Those starting in Calgary, typically head straight for Banff National Park. After sleeping off the jetlag in one of Calgary’s Airport hotels (see this post for some suggestions) it’s time to pick up the rental car... Read more
Single Or Not – Go On A Solo Trip This Year
I’ve traveled solo a lot. Not everybody always thought that was a good idea. My travel agent thought I would die visiting Canada in winter. My friends thought I lost it when I traveled to South America by myself. Most people shy away from traveling alone, and don’t end... Read more
Reflections: Dealing with issues through traveling
No matter how many material possessions, circumstances, friends or family I left behind temporarily or permanently, I always ended up taking the one thing with me that I could not leave behind: myself. One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. (Thomas Jefferson) When I need a... Read more
Five small but surprising changes that affected my business travel
In 2013, I took my business on the road for almost two months while traveling all over Asia. During that trip, several things happened that significantly impacted the way I take care of my businesses when I’m away from my office and home base for longer periods of time. Eventually the things I... Read more
Traveling to Western Canada? Don’t Miss Some Of Alberta’s Most Charming Inns and Hotels
Canada is a very popular tourist country with a great environment, wonderful people and certainly enough room for everyone. If you decide to head west, and spend time exploring Alberta, you’ll find beautiful landscapes and peaceful surroundings everywhere you go! Western Canada inspired my photography career, as well as... Read more
Why I Voluntarily Opted To Spend The Night At The Airport
Have you ever booked a flight early in the morning? I do this all the time. When I get to my destination, I have at least some of the day left to get settled in and explore. And, I get a bonus vacation day added to my trip for... Read more
The only thing better than travel? Free travel!

Some people say “if travel was free, you’d never see me again”. Well, what are you waiting for? After I moved to Canada at age twenty-something I blew most of my savings account. One of the reasons to relocate to North America was to explore the world from this angle. With little money left in savings, I had to find a way to get on board of aircrafts for free – and I did.

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Do NOT Quit Your Job And Travel The World
Have you ever heard anyone say quit your job to go travel the world? I’m here to tell you the exact opposite. Don’t do it. Don’t quit your job to travel the world. If you hate your job, sure enough, quit your job. If you want to travel –... Read more
Why you should consider a trip to South America
If you are interested in adding some “off the beaten path” destinations to your travel itinerary, don’t miss the opportunity to explore South America. You will have the chance to discover remarkable cultures, with traditions quite different from what we’re used to in the Western world. You’ll experience the temperamental but also very... Read more