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A view of St John's Harbor Front and Mickey's New Attractions

On our show this week we'll get some Christmas travel gift ideas from Pipestone Travel Store. Plus we'll visit the Alt St John's Hotel in St John's NFLD and we'll see what's new at Disneyland.


Butchart Gardens' Magic of Christmas, maximizing your reward points while Christmas Shopping & 25 Years of Prestige Hotels.

Patrick Sojka from Rewards Canada joins us to share 5 Ways to Maximize Reward Points this Holiday Season. Plus we'll learn about Prestige Resorts Butchart Gardens in Victoria begins their Magic of Christmas celebration this weekend. And we'll discuss Travelport's Digital Travel Survey


Once Upon A Christmas at Heritage Park Historical Village, Calgary

On our show this week it’s all about Heritage Park, not only their Once Upon A Christmas celebration which we’ll learn about but we’ll also chat with Chief Engineer Brian Manning, he’s the guy that drives the train around the park and looks after the maintenance of the steam locomotives on sight. Plus we'll visit with Sylvia Harnden, curator at HeritageParkYYC about the fascinating story of the historic Wainwright Hotel. And that’s where we begin our podcast, inside the Wainwright Hotel...


Wellness Tours and Churchill's Polar Bears

GAdventures joins us to talk about their new wellness tours. Plus we'll learn about the newly re-branded Canalta Lodge in Banff and travel writer and blogger Paula Worthington stops by to share her adventure with Polar Bears in Churchill, MB.


Touring the Battlefields of WW1 and WW2 and the Historic St Ermins Hotel in London

It was on Nov. 11 at the 11 hour 100 years ago that the First World War came to an end so we will honor and remember those who fought in past wars. We chat with Wolf Paunic, President of Trafalgar Canada about their tours to the battlefields of WW1 and WW2. Plus visit the historic St Ermins Hotel in London England, a place that dates back to 1899 and was once headquarters to WWII covert operations, it’s a fascinating story....


The Northern Lights Like You've Never Seen Before and L'Horizon Palm Springs

We'll get some tips from Janice Waugh founder of Solo Traveler on respecting local cultures. Plus we'll visit LHorizon Resort & Spa in PalmSprings, CA and chat withTravel Yukon about seeing the Aurora Borealis from a Boeing 737 with The Aurora 360 Experience.


Ghostly Stories from the Queen Mary Hotel and the Most Haunted Small Town In America.

With Halloween just around the corner we’ve got a spooky theme for you this week. We’ll make a stop at the Queen Mary Hotel and learn about some of the ghostly sightings there and visit what is known as the Most Haunted Small Town in America, Alton, Illinois. Plus we'll get some insight into all this fascination with visiting those haunted and ghostly sites known as Dark Tourism.


Leave Your Pot at Home When Going to the US and Winter Fun With Bonhomme.

What does legalized Marijuana mean for traveling to the US? We'll answer that question plus visit JW Marriott's ( newly re-branded JW Marriott Panama. And Carnaval du Quebec ( is coming up in February in Quebec City so we'll get some tips on visiting there and see what activities are planned.


Winter Fun In The Rockies And Westjet's New Dreamliners.

As they say in the Game of Thrones, winter is coming so we’ll get some info on the upcoming ski season from two separate areas the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies and Whistler Blackcolm, plus we’ll visit the Emerald Lake Lodge to see what winter activities are planned there. And we talk with Lauren Stewart from Westjet about their announcement last week involving their new Dreamliners.


Historic Sites, Haunted Lighthouses and Stompin' Tom.

It’s all about the province of Prince Edward Island where I spent some time and got the chance to tour some of the smaller communities near Charlottetown, such as Summerside, North Rustico, and Victoria. As well as the North Cape area, Skinners Pond and West Cape. We ate lots of seafood, drank some local craft beer, took in a couple of Fall Flavor Events and met a lot of very nice people. We also spent a night at the West Point Lighthouse Inn, a place rumored to be haunted. Plus we’ll also...


From the Chills and Thrills in Rossland BC to the Sun and Sand of St Kitts.

There’s a lot of excitement building around the Red Mountain Ski Resort in Rossland, BC as they’re prepare for the opening of a new Ski-in-Ski-out Hotel so we’re going to learn about that. Then we’ll head to the beautiful Caribbean island of St Kitts. But first we’re going to get some ideas of what kind of travel bags work best when we’re heading on vacation from Jim Broadhead of Pipestone Travel Store.


What You Should Know About Travel Insurance and Hurricanes, plus visiting Northern Ireland

Robin Ingle from MSH Ingle International ( chats about what you should know about travel insurance and hurricanes. Plus we'll visit the Hotel X Toronto ( and travel writer and blogger Paula Worthington ( joins us to share her recent trip to Northern Ireland.


Avoiding Motion Sickness and Norovirus While on Vacation and the Pacuare Lodge in Costa Rica

One quick way to ruin a vacation is getting sick while you’re away. So we’ll get some tips on how to prevent getting seasick, airsick or getting the norovirus, among other things from Jason Kmet at Polaris Travel Clinic Then we’ll head to a beautiful resort in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle, the Pacquare Lodge And later we’ll see why Jamaica ( is still as popular as ever with...


In the Doghouse in Columbus, Ohio and Traveling to Iceland.

If you like having a cold beer while relaxing in your hotel room we’ve got just the place for you that specializes in serving beer in your room, it’s the Doghouse Hotel in Columbus Ohio, operated by the Brewdog beer company Plus we’ll chat with a company called 50 Degrees North about traveling to Iceland. And if you've ever thought about volunteering your skills or your time in a foreign country but don’t know quite where to...


Why You Should Still Carry a Map in Your Travels and the Home of Blues, Soul and Rock and Roll.

When was the last time you used a good old fashioned paper map in your travels? A lot of people turn to their devices and GPS systems but there’s lots of advice out there that suggests that carrying a map is a good idea. Brian Heiler, National Sales Manager for Mapart Publishing joins us to discuss it further. Plus, the folks from Visit Mexico were in town so I got the chance to meet and chat with Veronica Rivas, a rep from Palace Hotels...


The Grand Isla Navidad Resort is Truly Grand and Visiting the "Spice of the Caribbean", Grenada

The President and CEO of Destination BC @HelloBC joins us to discuss how the wildfires and smoke has affected visitation this year. Plus we’ll head south to Mexico, to a place called the Grand Isla Navidad Resort @Grand_Isla. And we'll visit the island of Grenada @tourismgrenada, known as the "Spice of the Caribbean".


How do you know that hotel review is real and Strange 66: Myth, Mystery, Mayhem and Other Weirdness on Route 66

Now that the dust has settled a bit with Aeroplan, @RewardsCanada founder Patrick Sojka discusses what some of the new alliances and changes mean for Aeroplan customers? Plus can you really trust those online hotel reviews? How can you tell the difference? Travel Advocate Christopher Elliott @elliottdotorg gives some advice. And we talk to the author of the book Strange 66, a look at the creepy, seedy and weird tales of the famous Route 66 in the US.


What to Know Before Booking A Low Cost Flight and the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany

Travel Writer caleighalleyne joins us to talk about "What to Know Before Booking A Low Cost Flight". Plus we’ll also learn about a cruise company that specializes in those small ship adventure cruises called @UnCruise. And 2020 is still a long way to be planning a trip but when it comes to the Passion play in Oberammergau, Germany it’s best not to leave the planning for the last minute so we’ll talk with TrafalgarCanada who have a number of tours you can take that includes a stop to see the...


Cruising the Danube and One of the Few Remaining Hotels in Las Vegas With No resort Fee

One our regular guests, Jim Broadhead from Pipestone Travel Store pops by to tell us about Portable Air Purifiers, very helpful for those traveling with respiratory problems. Plus, one of my biggest dislikes about the Travel Industry is the increasing number of hotels and resorts that charge a resort fee. Las Vegas is one place that’s notorious for them but there are a few hotels that still buck the trend. One is the Four Queens located on Fremont St. So we...