Is there any other room more private, more personal and more sacred than the bathroom? It’s the place where we patch up the ravages of time with cosmetic promises, the place where we soak off the aches, pains and frustrations of a long day or perhaps just the place we shower off the salt and… Continue reading A word about bathrooms….
From Suite 511 on the Seabourn Odyssey I am beginning to feel just a little bit pampered. Little touches in this spacious suite are noteworthy such as the large walk in closet with tons of wooden hangers, a marble double vanity (who can share their vanity – really?) and tub with separate shower (who ever… Continue reading I must go down to the sea again …..
it’s 29 degrees in Jamaica and it’s Jammin!
Yes, I am very familiar with the middle seat – I usually end up there and when I do I wonder why airlines just don’t get it that one of the worst aspects of flying is being wedged in between two complete strangers. That’s why I love those smaller Air Canada planes – the two/two… Continue reading The middle seat
By the time the pilot realised that the flight was mechanical she was out cold and had to be carried off the flight by stretcher
I had the bear spray firmly tucked down the back of my shorts – just in case – and couldn’t quite believe I was doing what I said I would never do…. hiking in the mountains in bear country. Well Jasper that is. And I am glad I did. What a paradise. I am so… Continue reading In our own backyard
There is a difference you know….. Pool people are very fussy. They like big big pools with semi-submerged loungers and if there isn’t a swim up bar – well forget about it! Beach people on the other hand – well they tend to be quite fussy too …. about beaches. The beach has to be… Continue reading Are you a pool person or a beach person
I recently attended a seminar with Oceania Cruise Lines. I am really impressed with this little company and what they have achieved over the last few years. They took over three ships from defunct Renaissance Cruise line and now are awaiting their brand new ship – the Marina. This one has been specially built for… Continue reading Food for thought
Well I had to come back to work I guess. They wouldn’t let me stow away on the lovely Paul Gauguin so I really had no choice. Check out my story about Tahiti and you will understand why I really have to go back there soon. In fact I am planning a return in May… Continue reading Back from Tahiti