Vegas off the strip

Las Vegas to me is adult Disneyland. There are colourful characters, bright colours and lights, games, and rides. If you aren’t into gambling however, venture off the strip to more interesting places for different physical activities, learning opportunities, life experiences, and culinary treats. Most recently, I started my “Vegas” off-the-strip experience with a trip to Red Rock Canyon. Hiking around …

Can air travel be more demeaning?

The first airplane I remember being on was a Wardair flight. I was in awe of air travel overall, and overjoyed when the flight attendant brought my sister and I champagne flutes of orange juice mixed with ginger ale to mimic our parents’ mimosas. That experience was in stark contrast to my most recent flights and I am left wondering …

B&Bs not always so homey

We live in an age of inclusion where we’re supposed to focus on similarities and not differences, but my recent travels have caused a new division in my mind: Bed & Breakfast people and not Bed & Breakfast people. I will state upfront that I have discovered that I am in the latter category, and this will likely astonish those …

Readsdropping a good travel game

When you are in a cramped space like a full airplane or an airport waiting lounge, you really can’t have an expectation of privacy. Whether you’re having a conversation with someone you know or a stranger you’ve just met, your words are not safe. Eavesdroppers are everywhere. I’m sure there are those using eavesdropping for dark purposes like corporate espionage, …