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Life Transitions and Oh Those Memories

Drat …. I find that I have overslept again.  This is the second yoga class I have missed and I know it is good for me.  Never mind – I have a long day ahead and coffee is the first necessity.  I fumble for my crocs, which have somehow crawled under the bed on their own during the night, wiggle

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Kids On Planes

Don’t you feel sorry for those parents getting on a flight with small children?  No really – hear me out.  It is hard for a kid on a plane.  Their ears are sore.  They can’t go runabout.  They have to be strapped in.  Kids hate that sort of stuff.  And the poor parents.  They get onto that plane with a

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2022 Idiots

Wow, there were certainly lots of travel incidents that took place during 2022 – and I am not talking about schedule delays, lost luggage or cancelled flights. Some people worked hard to get Idiot of the Year Award – and the Globe and Mail compiled a list of some of the most hilarious and unbelievable stunts in 2022’s travel calendar.

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Sea Days

Regular cruisers love sea days – and as a regular cruiser I must say that I absolutely love them. Don’t get me wrong – I love visiting new ports- and old favourite ones – but there is something about being in the middle of the ocean with the whole day ahead of you that I adore. There is usually lots

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Tipping Point

When to tip and when not to tip. This is a dilemma that affects us all – whether we are travelling or not. It is pretty much expected that we should tip these days but the argument is that the customer shouldn’t have to subsidize wages. The reason we tip is because the minimum wage is so low in Canada.

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