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Travel Packing Essentials – Packing Tips for Wine

Travel Packing Essentials – Packing Tips for Wine Short or Long Haul Trips With Wine or Beer Local wine and beer is both a great gift when visiting someone, and also a great souvenir that you can later savour the happy memories of a trip.  More than not, I travel with fragile bottles of special wine, champagne or craft beer ...

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You can find me at Betty Lou’s Library in Calgary

If you appreciate an exquisite cocktail made from a concoction of specially gathered fine ingredients, many locally sourced, and mixed into a unique vessel, just for you, then you’ll love Betty Lou’s Library. Add a cozy setting with plush velvet seating, and some live Jazz band playing in the background, and I’ll never leave. It’s A Speakeasy Betty Lou’s Library ...

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Dublin is All About Joyce on Bloomsday

Why Being in Dublin on Bloomsday is a Special Treat! I happened to be in Dublin during Bloomsday. Dublin is already a very friendly city, but when Dubliners take to the street to celebrate their most celebrated author, James Joyce, well it’s hard not to be swept away. So many events take place outside. Being a visitor, its easy to ...

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Awesome Photographers Who Happen To Be Women

Awesome Photographers on Twitter Who Happen To Be Women Today is International Women’s Day 2017, and I wanted to thank some of my favourite Photographers, Travel Inspirators, Artists and Travel Warriors who happen to be women. Here are 10 awesome photographers on Twitter to follow, who happen to be women. Thank you for being a great inspiration! #SheInspiresMe   NYC pic.twitter.com/WNMMK4vRda — ...

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The Best Twitter Travel Chats

The Best Twitter Travel Chats  I have been known to enjoy a bit of social travel chat. If you haven’t tried one, join in on a Twitter travel chat. Find like minded travellers, get some travel tips, have fun and share some travel advice! Here are some of the best travel chats on Twitter: (All times are presented in Vancouver ...

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Happy 90th Birthday to the Royal Hawaiian, a Classic Beauty

Happy 90th Birthday to the Royal Hawaiian, to a true classic beauty! The iconic Waikiki luxury resort turns 90 this year, and she is still a stand-out in the crowd.       Be Treated Like A Star Hotel Grounds It’s big enough, 10 acres, to roam gardens, pools, bars and lounges. I love grand, old hotels that have a ...

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History of Vancouver Robson Square

A History of Vancouver’s Robson Square Robson Square is a civic landmark and public plaza, located in Downtown Vancouver. Besides a cultural focal point for public art and ice skating rink, it is the site of the Provincial Law Courts, UBC Robson Square, government office buildings, and public space connecting to the Vancouver Art Gallery and the city’s major shopping ...

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