Getting From Salzburg to Prague

Due to the fantastic rail transport in Europe, most travelers don’t spend all of their time in the same city, or country. They usually want to combine several highlights in Europe in as little time as possible. In Central Europe, popular destinations for a combination with Salzburg are Munich, Prague,Continue Reading

venison fillet with blueberries served alongside a silky potato pure.

I must admit that every so often I tend to get complacent and begin to foolishly believe that I’ve seen it all, but then something keels up to remind me that I have not seen anything yet; on this particular occasion it was one of Ljubljana’s culinary gems. Nestled in anContinue Reading

Salzburg: Practical Advice And Tips

Renowned for its baroque architecture, the birth place of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the setting for parts of the famous film The Sound of Music, Salzburg has a lot to offer, making you indecisive about where to go, or what to do, so let me give you some practical adviceContinue Reading

Tsing Ma Bridge in sunset

It’s probably the single most expensive item of your trip, so traveling with an airline that looks after you is paramount, and right now there’s no other airline that does this better than Cathay Pacific. Cathay Pacific Airways has once again been awarded World’s Best Airline in Skytrax’s annual awards.Continue Reading

Bogotá: A Haunted Walk On A Rainy Day

To know Bogotá along with its past is very easy, because her past is always present, available to everyone who can truly appreciate it.  In its nineteenth-century houses of colonial eaves and balconies is where the neighborhood of La Candelaria hides its ghosts; ghosts that once inhabited hidden courtyards and hallways.   Rain bathedContinue Reading

Innsbruck – The Jewel of the Alps

Innsbruck, the jewel of the Alps is truly a gem.  Not only for its unforgettable “golden roof” but for its beautiful cobbled streets, churches, and lookout point.  Think imperial monuments and contemporary urban design.  Olympic records and opulent past splendor.  Open to the world and rich in traditions, the TyroleanContinue Reading

Five Travel Trends to Inspire Your Next Getaway

Even the most wide-eyed tourists suffer from the occasional inspiration slump. If you’ve been to Europe, done the South Pacific and know the Caribbean like the back of your hand, use these of-the-moment travel trends to spark a few new ideas. 1. Microadventures are all the rage. Wave goodbye toContinue Reading

Review: Auberge du Pommier

Just a few days before leaving Toronto en route to Colombia, my wife and I visited Auberge du Pommier as an intimate farewell dinner. Living in Hogg’s Hollow we often passed this enchanting restaurant, promising ourselves that we would soon make reservations and try it out.  Well, almost a year andContinue Reading

Exploring Innsbruck at Dusk

I arrived in Innsbruck anxiously anticipating my paragliding adventure planned for the following day.  Tired from a long trip from Ljubljana and nursing a sick wife I almost did not go out that night, but my wife being the trooper that she is urged me to leave her at theContinue Reading

Snowmobiling in Ontario

This year proved that winter can indeed be long, extreme and tiresome, but if snow and cold temperatures are what you’re going to get you may as well make the best use of it.  Canadians know how to clinch the cold.  Winter can be fun and there’s no better placeContinue Reading