Marriage Stress Test

Things we’ve discovered traveling together over the past 18 years: Looking for hotels on empty stomaches is a bad idea The navigator (read: Darlene) shouldn’t hesitate when offering directions to the driver (read: me) Maps in the Rough Guide are published with different scales Today we discovered another little secret to smooth travelling: ask at […]

Hasta Luego, Parry Sound

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to write, in earnest, of travel. Seven years on from our return from Panama, we embark on another adventure in Mexico. What’s changed this time? I’ve realized blogging is more a journal or a diary for myself than writing for any other audience (if you’re reading this, […]

La Ronda

The second full day in Montréal: this began at the Six Flags franchise. I haven’t been on a rollercoaster in over 20 years. I had heard it doesn’t get better with age… My strategy was to go on the rides until some students saw me on one, then I could quit. (Mission accomplished after two: […]