Peru Vacation: Home to one of the great wonders of the world, Machu Picchu

I am actually shocked that it is approaching a full 6 years since I visited Peru. The vacation is still so fresh in my mind and I’d love to go back and explore the country more. I visited with my … Continue reading

Things to do in Whistler in the winter

Whistler-Blackcomb is my favourite ski resort – given that it is a world-class ski resort, obviously I am not alone. There is so much to do in the village, on the hill, and otherwise near by besides just skiing and … 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