Weekend getaway? A cruise? A few weeks at your favorite beach? No matter, follow these steps to get you & your stuff where you’re going. Packing Rule #1 For attire, versatility is boss. If you can’t wear it on more than one occasion, don’t bring it. Packing Rule #2 No matter the reason for your [...]
I recently returned from Zanzibar, Tanzania. It was a new and exciting experience to travel to Africa. My husband Dave had a desire to climb Kilimanjaro (which I did not) so I joined him there to go on a safari and then onto a 4 day beachside vacation at the Blue Bay Hotel. Dave and [...]
Here I am at the Maui Airport Starbucks, reflecting on the past week. A year ago, my friend Patti invited me to go on a ladies boot camp in Maui with Blast Fitness out of Calgary. In the midst of the long, cold winter we were having, I immediately jumped at the opportunity for some [...]
Work, work, work. My work is never done. I am writing to you poolside at the Westin Resort and Spa in Ka’anapali, Maui. It feels surreal to be basking in the heat while Winter is happening back at home. I’m here with the Women Presidents’ Organization for our annual meetings, and I have to say, [...]
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I really don’t like complaining, but I really need to vent. Our weather in Calgary this year sucks is atrocious! It’s so bad that my eldest son is moving to Australia. I want to go too but I’m not as footloose and fancy free (or smart!) as him.
Yup, I’m at the beach! Well at the dock, actually. But the important thing is that I’m beside the water with my swimsuit, sunscreen and hat on, refreshment in hand. It is officially summertime. Yay!
Hola! Buenos Dias amigos. Although not exactly fluent in Spanish, I did pick up a few things in Mexico while on our family vacation last week. Not only some key phrases (margarita por favor, gracias, banyo?) but also some tips to pass on to fellow travelers.
There’s a lot to think about when packing for a warm-weather vacation. Nothing’s worse than forgetting an important item, or learning the hard way that a single swimsuit for a 7-day vacation is not enough.