flying qatar airways

I hear so many people complain about the hassle of air travel but no matter how often I fly, I’m still amazed by the fact that in mere hours, we can travel from one side of our glorious planet to the other. It doesn’t matter how many times I do it, air travel will always […]

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how much can you really fit in a carry-on suitcase?

During a recent conversation at work, I told my colleagues that I only travel with carry-on luggage. There’s the odd exception but as a rule, it’s carry-on only. I admit – it’s not easy … it’s taken some time for me to get it just right but with careful planning, I’m able to fit everything […]

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toronto to los angeles

So many people complain about the hassle of travel. Dealing with airports and sitting for hours on an airplane can take the thrill out of travel … if you let it. But I love being on an airplane. I love the anticipation of takeoff and I always get a window seat because I love to […]

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nomad traveller iphone case: perfect for the girl on the go

I love my iPhone 4. I used to be a loyal Blackberry user but once I made the switch, I knew I’d never go back. I love all the amazing apps, especially the photography apps. My favourites are PictureShow and Instagram. Both allow you to add filters to your pictures, taking them from good to […]

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neil george hair products at viceroy miami

Ask my fiance and he’ll tell you that he often hears murmurs of discontent coming from me after I’ve washed my hair at a new hotel. The problem? The conditioner. So many hotels offer guests awful, harsh hair and body products and it never fails to frustrate me. I’d happily pack my own shampoo, conditioner […]

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travel essential: OKA b. ballet flats

Finding the perfect shoe to travel in isn’t always easy. They need to be comfortable (natch!), stylish and versatile. And a shoe that slips on and off easily is also a prerequisite for me. Since removing your shoes is an imperative when you’re going through security, I hate holding up the line, fighting with laces, […]

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best travel bags

Traveling smart and traveling stylishly can sometimes feel like conflicting notions. Now that I’m fully sold on the idea of traveling with carry-on only (a recurring theme on this blog, I know!), it seems I’m forever looking for ways to condense what I carry without leaving all of my favourite things at home. Shoes are […]

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what do you wear when you travel?

When I’m preparing to travel, I always find myself debating between fashion and function. When I pack my suitcase, there’s always that pair of shoes I want to bring and the pair I know I should bring. I usually have to leave my favourite leather handbag at home and opt instead for one that will […]

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travel essentials

I’ve been home for about a month and I don’t have any travel plans for another month, which leaves me sitting here on this rainy Saturday morning thinking about what I’ll pack on my next sunny escape! Here’s a round-up of essentials I never leave home without: Moleskine messenger bag For anyone who reads my […]

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iceland: land of fire and ice

I recently visited Iceland, the land of fire and ice, and this spectacular destination has made its way into my heart and onto my list of favourite places in the world. Nature’s bounty abounds here: volcanoes, glaciers, mountains, geothermal waters and the Northern Lights make it one of the world’s most breathtaking countries. A short […]

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