Worst Travel Experiences

travel horror stories

I asked some travel bloggers, “What’s the worst thing that’s happened to you on a trip?” I received some awful (in a good way for this piece) answers. I’m pretty lucky; I think the worst thing that’s happened to me was coming down with the most terrible cold of my life. I was sneezing, blowing my nose, and coughing the …

Canadian Stereotypes, eh?

mounties

Canadian stereotypes. We’ve all heard them; most Canadians have laughed at them. But is there some truth to them? 1. We all say “Eh?” No. Ok, I have caught myself saying it, but it doesn’t pepper every conversation. I think we can thank Bob and Doug McKenzie for this one. 2. It’s always cold. In the winter. Canadian summers can …

How to Choose a Vacation Rental

vacation rental

Finding the perfect vacation rental can be time consuming. You can get lost in the many, many options that are available. There are hundreds (if not thousands) of horror stories from travellers about how their vacations were ruined by a bad rental. If you do your research and protect yourself, you should be ok. Where to look for a rental? …

Tourists’ FAQ About Vancouver, BC

vancouver

Every time someone visits from out of town they want to know what things to do in Vancouver and how to do them. I thought I’d put together some answers to a couple of the most frequently asked questions. How do I get to my hotel from the airport (YVR)? Taxi rates are now by zone from the airport. There’s …