10 of the Top Island Destinations

1. MAUI – ‘The Magic Isle’ can be invigoratingly rugged, or outrageously luxurious.  Readers of various travel magazines have consistently voted it the ‘Best Island in the World’.  Maui is a gift for the eyes, and a treat for the soul.  You may never want to leave 2. SANTORINI, GREECE...
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BEWARE of these 10 Travel Scams

Travel is one of life’s great pleasures, so it is little wonder travellers are more interested in researching which sites to see and which restaurants to visit than finding out what scams they have to watch out for. In a foreign country or city people let their guard down, relax, and often behave...
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12 Safety Tips for Women Travellers

Don’t stand out – Looking timid, disheveled, lost, etc. is a magnet for thugs. Insist on safe accommodation – no ground floor rooms, ability to lock from inside, and bringing a rubber door stop is not a bad idea either Carry a local shopping bag – thieves are less likely top...
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Top 10 Hidden Mexican Treasures

Mexico is much more than beaches and margaritas.  Here are 10 amazing Mexican experiences : Cancun Underwater Museum – This monumental installation consists life-size figurative underwater sculpture installations found in the crystal clear waters of Quintana Roo. Snorkelers and divers can admire...
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Canada’s Consular Services Offers a Wealth of Travel Resources

Canadian travellers have a fantastic Government resource at their disposal, and after it’s recent revamp it is even better: www.travel.gc.ca Some of the tools you will find there: A new Mobile Web App Border Wait Times Travel Health info A registration service for Canadians travelling abroad,...
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How to combat Jet Lag

Jet lag from long distance flights sometimes make us wish we never left home! It is caused by a mismatch between the time zone you are in, and the time zone your body thinks it’s in, essentially a disruption of the body’s circadian rhythmns. Jet lag affects us all differently, but there...
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10 Tips for Travel to Europe

1. Pack an empty water bottle in your carry-on to fill up once you pass through security. Fill it up under a drinking fountain before you board your flight. This will not only save you money (airport bottled water can run over $5 a bottle), but it will also give you the convenience of water at your fingertips...
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Cruise Trends for 2012

Cruising is one of the fastest growing segments in the travel industry, as more and more travellers are embracing this exciting way to vacation. Here are the Top 10 Cruising Trends for 2012: 1. 10 Day Cruises – More and more cruisers feel that 7 days is just not long enough, and many of the major...
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Try a Destination Marathon

The running community is a global one, and successful marathons are being run all over the world!  If you are a runner, why not take the opportunity to try an exotic and interesting location for your next race? TravelOnly has a division that specializes in marathon travel packages.  Not only will...
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7 Cruise Misconceptions

Cruising is really a great way to vacation, and more and more people are catching ‘cruising fever’, as it continues to be the fastest growing segment of the travel industy. From the questions I’ve been asked, it’s seems that there are still many misconceptions about cruising,  held...
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