How to Make the Most of Work Trips Abroad

I typically think two things when my employers advise me that I’m being sent on a business trip abroad, each in rapid succession. My first thought: “Yes! I’m going travelling!” My second: “Wait. I have to work.” Over time, I’ve discovered some ways to balance the work side of a work trip while still enjoying the travel side. Do … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Work Trips Abroad

What to Drink in Mexico City if You Don’t Like Beer or Tequila

Sometimes I truly wish I could like beer. I’m sure it would make drinking a lot easier. But alas, I don’t. Nor do I like tequila. This latter statement caused some raised eyebrows and shocked exclamations among many an Uber driver. (Yes, I do love a good conversation with Uber drivers. Why the conversation often … Continue reading What to Drink in Mexico City if You Don’t Like Beer or Tequila

Best museums to visit (and avoid) in Barcelona

Barcelona remains a popular European destination, and for good reason. It caters to most tastes, combining big-city entertainment and culture with sun, sea and sand. What it also has in strong supply are museums and galleries. During the two months I spent in the city this summer I had ample opportunity to check some of … Continue reading Best museums to visit (and avoid) in Barcelona

Canmore and Kananaskis Country: Wildlife and Walking Trails

We spent a couple of days in Canmore, which is a great base to explore the many walking trails which the area offers, as well as Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country. Banff and Jasper National Park further north are both extremely popular - and rightfully so, as both are stunning destinations. Kananaskis Country (or … Continue reading Canmore and Kananaskis Country: Wildlife and Walking Trails