Travel Talk

Paris, Away from the Crowds

Paris, Away from the Crowds

So you’ve been to the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Notre-Dame. Here are my picks for what to do in the City of Light if you’d like to get away from the crowds a bit.


What Are Fifth Freedom Flights?

What Are Fifth Freedom Flights?

Fifth freedom flights are operated between two countries by an airline from a third country. They can be a great use of your miles, providing more flexibility in your travels, and are generally pretty cool to fly.


24-Hour Layover: Tallinn

24-Hour Layover: Tallinn

Tallinn is a beautiful place for a quick day trip, with plenty of things to do within its picturesque Old Town and beyond to keep you busy. Here’s how I spent my 24 hours in the Estonian capital.


Free Istanbul Layover Perks by Turkish Airlines

Free Istanbul Layover Perks by Turkish Airlines

Flying with Turkish Airlines through Istanbul? Here’s everything you need to know about the airline’s free city tours or free hotel accommodations for passengers in transit.


The 10 Places I Plan to Visit in 2019

The 10 Places I Plan to Visit in 2019

I’m planning my travels for the rest of 2019, and thought I’d share an early preview of what you can expect. It promises to be another year full of exciting new adventures!


Impressions from Round-the-World 2019, Part 2

Impressions from Round-the-World 2019, Part 2

Here’s the conclusion to my crazy round-the-world trip, with all the highlights from my return journey on the United Island Hopper via the Micronesian islands in the Pacific Ocean.


Keeping It Weird in Portland

Keeping It Weird in Portland

I spent four days discovering all the “weird” sights, sounds, and smells that Portland has to offer. Here’s a rundown of what to do in the Pacific Northwest’s quirky youngest sibling.


Impressions from Round-the-World 2019, Part 1

Impressions from Round-the-World 2019, Part 1

Immediate impressions from the first half of my round-the-world journey, which brought me to Beijing via Accra, Istanbul, Perth, Auckland, and a sweet ride on Singapore Suites.


Applying for a Ghana Visa

Applying for a Ghana Visa

I share my recent experience applying for a Ghana visa as a Canadian citizen. Here’s all you need to know for getting the necessary documents to visit the West African country.


How to Book the Cook with Singapore Airlines

How to Book the Cook with Singapore Airlines

All you need to know about the Book the Cook service, a unique feature that allows premium passengers to pre-order their meals from a wide range of gourmet dishes.