Pack light with a USB travel charger

Pack light with a USB travel charger

Reduce the weight and space demands of your various chargers, and pack light with a USB travel charger. An added advantage is that one single charger makes charging your electronic devices more convenient, secure and efficient. What’s a USB travel charger? A USB...
Off the beaten path in Nova Scotia at Bramber Weir

Off the beaten path in Nova Scotia at Bramber Weir

It’s a glorious summer day in Nova Scotia, Canada. I’m with a group of friends and a dozen or so strangers on one of those “off-the-beaten-path” experiences that many travellers yearn for. Off the beaten path in Nova Scotia If deviating from the tourist trail appeals...
Explore Havana on a food tour

Explore Havana on a food tour

I haven’t taken a food tour I didn’t enjoy. While some are better than others, they share a few common characteristics: a leisurely stroll, staggered tastings, and an introduction to the history, architecture and culture of a place. Havana, Cuba  In my...
The book that changed my life

The book that changed my life

I recently sent a contribution to The Novel Tourist’s 2018 Read and Go Challenge. It got me thinking about other examples of travel that inspired books, and books that inspired travel. There are lots, and deep in my memory, I found the book that changed my life....
The best packing cubes ever made

The best packing cubes ever made

Have you ever been shy of the free-shipping threshold and gone looking for something useful to add to your shopping cart? That’s how I stumbled upon the Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Compression Cube Set. Little did I realize that for an afterthought purchase, I was...
New Zealand’s quirky bra fence

New Zealand’s quirky bra fence

New Zealand’s bra fence has become so famous, it has its own name: Bradrona. Like any good story, the bra fence has the right blend of what it takes to engage people. From its mysterious beginnings and early intrigue, the bra fence has attracted controversy and...

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