Travel with tablet towels

Travel with tablet towels

Have you ever been in a situation when you’ve craved a washcloth? Mopping up spills, removing a combination of trail dust and perspiration, wiping away mango juice after a messy but satisfying treat – these and a host of other scenarios require just the right solution...
Visit McSorley’s Old Ale House, New York City

Visit McSorley’s Old Ale House, New York City

It’s not exactly a location one easily stumbles across, but that’s how I discovered McSorley’s on a damp, chilly afternoon in April. The façade, barrels on the sidewalk, and the wooden sign “McSorley’s Old Ale House” beckoned me inside to a décor befitting...
Exploring Cambodia’s dark history

Exploring Cambodia’s dark history

Do you include dark tourism in your travels? If you’ve visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Auschwitz in Poland or the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, you’ve engaged in dark tourism: travel to places historically associated with death and suffering. In Cambodia,...
25 Tips on earning Aeroplan miles

25 Tips on earning Aeroplan miles

Updated December 31, 2016 In the 29 years since joining Aeroplan, I’ve developed an almost insatiable appetite for award travel. Feeding this habit means my account needs to be constantly replenished, and I’ve discovered that earning points and miles can be almost as...
Packing list for New York City

Packing list for New York City

I admit it. I’m a packing list junkie. I never tire of devouring other travellers’ lists for insights and ideas. The destination or length of the trip doesn’t matter, as I seem to learn something from each and every one. If you can relate, here’s one more. It’s an...

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