Travel Talk

Booked: A Long Weekend in Providence

Booked: A Long Weekend in Providence

I’m heading to Providence and Newport in Rhode Island for some nice weather, fresh seafood, and just to relax for the weekend. Here’s the thought process behind my little jaunt to New England.


The Captivating Caves of Cappadocia

The Captivating Caves of Cappadocia

Looking back on the magical few days we spent amidst the fairy chimneys and stunning landscapes of Turkey’s Cappadocia region.


Istanbul, A Cultural Crossroads

Istanbul, A Cultural Crossroads

Istanbul has long played a role as a crossroads between East and West, so I was particularly excited to spend five days here as part of my trip to the Mediterranean & Middle East.


The United Island Hopper, Part 4: The Onward Journey

The United Island Hopper, Part 4: The Onward Journey

The final installment of island-hopping brings you onboard United Flight 155, as we snake our way across the Pacific Ocean to Honolulu via Kosrae, Kwajalein, and Majuro.


The United Island Hopper, Part 3: A Day in Pohnpei

The United Island Hopper, Part 3: A Day in Pohnpei

Day 3 of the United Island Hopper journey brings me to Pohnpei, the ancient and modern seat of power in Micronesia and by far the most fascinating stop yet.


The United Island Hopper, Part 2: Overnight in Chuuk

The United Island Hopper, Part 2: Overnight in Chuuk

I spent 12 hours on the Micronesian island of Chuuk as part of my journey onboard the United Island Hopper. Find out what life is like on this rarely visited island in the Pacific Ocean.


A Guide to IRROPS: How to Handle Flight Delays & Cancellations

A Guide to IRROPS: How to Handle Flight Delays & Cancellations

A comprehensive guide to how you can pre-empt, deal with, and seek compensation for IRROPS, or flight delays and cancellations, along your travels.


The United Island Hopper, Part 1: A Day in Guam

The United Island Hopper, Part 1: A Day in Guam

My United Island Hopper adventure began with a day on the US territory of Guam, where I explored the Tumon area and got to witness first-hand the island’s unique cultural mix.


Impressions from Asia 2019

Impressions from Asia 2019

I spent a highly rewarding month in Asia, which brought me through Japan, China, and Cambodia along with some fancy airlines and hotels on the way. Here are the first impressions from the trip.


What's There to Actually Do in Perth?

What's There to Actually Do in Perth?

Perth was the destination of my crazy Aeroplan trip (and will be again in the future). But what is there to actually do in the Western Australian capital? Quite a lot, as it turns out.