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Travel in the Context of Canada Reopening

July 17th, 2021
Travel in the Context of Canada Reopening

Greetings from Thailand!

I was speaking to a number of friends back in Canada this past week, and the warmth of summer and positive energy of being free of most of the shackles of the past year and a half or so was palpable in all my conversations.

Llama Or Alpaca? Here’s How To Tell (And Why It Matters)

July 15th, 2021
Llama Or Alpaca? Here’s How To Tell (And Why It Matters)

When in Peru, beware the alpacas.

Not because they’re dangerous. You have nothing to fear from a creature with such a sweet temperament and which communicates by humming (yes, that’s just as cute as it sounds). Just being around one is going to bring your blood-pressure down, like they’re a meditation retreat covered in fur.

Travelling with Intention + Previewing Tuscany

July 3rd, 2021
Travelling with Intention + Previewing Tuscany

Greetings from Thailand!

I was musing over our trip release calendar this past week and lamenting the limits of space and time that prevent us from going everywhere that our traveller hearts desire.

Eating With The Brakes On: How Italy Embraced Slow Food

July 3rd, 2021
Eating With The Brakes On: How Italy Embraced Slow Food

I’m out for a walk, because Italy has destroyed me.

I stagger away from the celebrations, the long tables glowing with all the colours of food in the sunshine, the red tomatoes and golden cheeses and glistening slices of….ghagh. No, don’t look at them.

Why I’m Grateful to be a Canadian Traveller

June 26th, 2021
Why I’m Grateful to be a Canadian Traveller

Greetings from Thailand!

I've continued to receive a ton of feedback from the community about position on vaccines and travel in the coming months ahead, and that feedback tells me our position is very in sync with the feelings and concerns of the community - we are aligned and will keep you updated as needed.

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