New flavours

So it seems that our taste for potato chips is getting very sophisticated. But before we go any further on that topic I have to clear something up. Chips (to me) are what you call fries and what you call chips would be crisps. Very confusing. Also is there anybody out there who remembers the… Continue reading New flavours

New travel rules

Just listened to the press conference. I will be posting a full update of the new rules and regulations – just want to get it in writing first. The good news is that the Government advisory to avoid non essential travel is being lifted – and I am happy to hear that. This past two… Continue reading New travel rules

To test or not to test

That is the question…..we are all asking. Canada is the only G7 country to require pre-entry testing from fully vaxxed citizens. But let’s talk about testing. The rapid antigen test…. did you manage to get hold of a few? They were in demand that’s for sure. When the announcement was first made long line ups… Continue reading To test or not to test

Cool runnings

Wasn’t that a great movie? And isn’t it wonderful to see that Jamaica is sending a bobsled team to the Olympics – helped out by Sandals resorts who are covering travel costs and other assistance to make sure the team can compete. The film aired in 1993 and at that time I was living in… Continue reading Cool runnings

The hot seat

Just read a travel article where the writer said that one of his favourite hotel amenities is the heated toilet seat. If you have been to Japan you will have no doubt experienced this for yourself. I just love this guy’s description of his first experience with a Japanese toilet. “Why, I wondered then, had… Continue reading The hot seat

Beach etiquette

Wouldn’t you love to be on a beach now …. somewhere in the Caribbean or perhaps the South Pacific. Sunny, warm, just the sound of the waves. Gosh I am almost asleep as I sit here gazing out the window at the snow and slush outside. At least it is not as cold as it… Continue reading Beach etiquette