Travel Blog

Meanderings of a Working Travel Agent

Recent Travel Blog Posts
Tipping Me over the Edge

I had a good chat on QR77 this morning about tipping around the world. Now it seems that tipping has become quite controversial – at least in Canada.

Read More »
Hey That’s My Parking Spot!

Have you noticed how territorial we get about parking places.  If you go to a place regularly you kind of get into the habit of parking in the same place and it is REALLY annoying when you find someone parked in “your” place.  Maybe it is because we are creatures of habit – or perhaps that space you park in at the office gets the shade during the day.

Read More »
Knock Knock – Room Service

Do you ever order room service? I find that I rarely do but I know it is a popular feature for many whether you are in a hotel or even on a cruise ship. Hotels.com has just released its first-ever Room Service Report, and we now have an interesting list of the most unusual room service orders. After polling hotels around the world, the findings of this report show many interesting surprises, like hotel room service is on the rise, as well as weird orders, extravagant requests, Canadian favourites, and more.

Read More »
Moon River Colorado Style

I just got back from one of the most amazing trips – I know I say this a lot but this really was spectacular.  I did the Rocky Mountaineer from Moab to Denver.  So relaxing sitting next to those big windows surrounded by incredible scenery and following the course of the Colorado River.

Read More »
The Wonder of Duct Tape

Every house should have a roll of duct tape.  This stuff is amazing.  It can do just about anything around the house – or around your person.  Word has it that it has even been used by women who want to go braless but need that extra little lift! 

Read More »
The Travel Lady Blog

The Travel Lady

Lesley Keyter is the face of travel in the fast growing city of Calgary. Every week since 1997 she has has featured live on the Morning News Global TV.

In the News

The Travel Lady