Best loyalty card wallet app

Best loyalty card wallet app

If you’re tired of carrying around countless loyalty cards in a fat wallet, a solution is within easy reach. Simply download a loyalty card wallet to your phone and carry your cards digitally. Besides slimming down your wallet, an added benefit is that you’ll never...
Packing list for Madagascar

Packing list for Madagascar

Ashley Dempster is passionate about packing. So much so, if it’s a choice between what she looks forward to more – packing or the actual trip, packing definitely has the edge. Needless to say, preparing a packing list for Madagascar, and the packing experience itself,...
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,...
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...
Packing list for South America

Packing list for South America

The seed was planted in Dar as Salaam, Tanzania. A Consular Officer at the time, Dominique Lombard came in contact with many travellers on the adventure of their lives, and realized that doing something similar was definitely within her reach. After short trips within...
My favourite travel gear hacks

My favourite travel gear hacks

What’s a travel gear hack? Often overused, the term hacking has been described, in part, as an appropriate application of ingenuity. To me, most hacks are about using everyday items in creative ways. Travel gear hacks use items in ways that are different from their...

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