We’ve added the July Desktop Calendar. This month relax with a warm florida# sunset … we hope you like it! Visit our “Downloads” page for a full-size image.
Having just celebrated our 24th Wedding Anniversary / Travel-versary, as travel bloggers we’re already starting to think ahead to how we’ll spend our very special Sliver Anniversary next year! Since we really didn’t get the honeymoon destination right (our worst vacation ever), we really feel this one’s important. But with so many amazing options out there in this great big beautiful world … our heads are practically spinning!
Today we welcome Sam Tickell – friend, fellow motorsport and travel enthusiast (of RacerViews) – to talk to us about travelling solo. So without further ado, we present Sam’s “10 Tips for the Lone-Traveller” Recently I went on a six week European and Chinese holiday…… Alone. There were a number of things that I learned from this wonderful experience. If you’re travelling alone it can be liberating and a lot of fun. And after this, it will be my preferred choice of travel…so here are the top 10 things I learned that could help you.
We have a love-hate relationship with travel … yes, you heard that right … travel bloggers that “hate” travel! Or at least the research and booking part of travel, so we’ve put together our “Book Smart – Top 10 Travel Booking Tips.” Travel is a wonderful thing but it really does come with it’s own set of stresses! Over the years we’ve seen our share of travel-turbulence – lost in the middle of no-where thanks to GPS gone rogue, over-booked flights, hotels from hell, sleepless flights with screaming babies, but as Iain would say, “that’s all part of the adventure.” And it’s true, most of those niggly problems are quickly forgotten – because after-all – you’re on vacation! For me, once of the biggest stresses is the planning and booking … because I’m the typical “A-Type” personality that plans everything to death. Couple that with being “frugal” and you’ve a recipe for tossing in the towel on travel. #1 – Don’t Rely Solely on a Travel Agent. While we’re not trying to put anyone out of work …
TORONTO, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ – SHOP.CA announces the launch of SHOP.CA Travel, in partnership with TravelOnly Inc., one of the top-rated travel agencies in North America. Together, this partnership will bring an integrated on-line travel-booking engine to SHOP.CA, adding an exciting new category to SHOP.CA‘s extensive online marketplace with bonus travel reward opportunities. “This partnership offers never before seen value for SHOP.CA members who are also active users of other travel loyalty programs. We are constantly adding selection to create a better experience for our members, and travel is an important category our consumers were demanding. This unique offering has been in the works for over a year,” says Drew Green, CEO and co-founder.