Reasons to love GLA

Granger Leadership Academy Its a week post-GLA now and I think that it is due time that I reflect a little on it. The Granger Leadership Academy is a leadership conference hosted by the Harry Potter Alliance. This year it … Continue reading

Enjoying Providence, RI — Brown University, RISD Museum and The Duck & Bunny

A new trend of mine is to have 1 or 2 days of free time in a city and quickly do some research on places I’d like to see and do in that city. It’s so much fun to pick out … Continue reading

Air New Zealand has taken advantage of being the “official airline of Middle-Earth” with this on-flight safety video

Air New Zealand has capitalized on the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit with its airplane safety video released in 2014 after a little over a decade of (well-meaning) jokes about how the two series are really long cinematic tourist advertisements for … Continue reading

Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada – where to stay and eat and what to do

Fort Frances, Ontario, is a small town of about 8000 people nestled in, well, the forest, lakes and rocks of north western Ontario. A 3.5 hour drive from Thunder Bay, Ontario, and directly on the border of International Falls, Minnesota, don’t … Continue reading

Wine tours at Niagara-On-The-Lake

In 2014, I visited Niagara-On-The-Lake twice for wine tours. It’s actually really fabulous. Biking to do a wine tour First of all, when I did the tours, I rode a bike both times. However, my mother did one with a … Continue reading

Whistler is heaven on earth

I was in Whistler over the Christmas holidays – specifically the week around New Years. Whistler is one of those places that I am madly in love with. I’ve been there multiple times, including a few days during the 2010 … Continue reading