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Best Blog Post

How nice! We won the “Best Blog Post” (3rd Place) award!

By Janice and George | May 13, 2018

Travel writing and blogging is our passion. So it was especially nice to receive the “Best Blog Post” (3rd Place) award in the 2018 Society of American Travel Writers (Can. Chapter) competition.

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Browsing the Internet safely when traveling: Our Cocoon Browser review

By Janice and George | April 16, 2018

WiFi at airports and cafes can be unsafe when traveling. This free new browser allows you to browse the Internet privately and securely. Bonus: Watch Netflix abroad!

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Los Cabos airport shuttle reviews

Los Cabos Airport Shuttles: Reviews of the 4 best and cheapest transfers

By Janice and George | February 1, 2018

Taxis and the hotel shuttle bus aren’t your best Los Cabos airport transportation options. To get to your hotel, book a private or semi-private transfer in advance.

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Review of Emirates Airlines Economy Class

Review: Emirates Economy Class and the Dubai Airport Hotel

By Janice and George | October 4, 2017

What’s it like to fly Emirates Airlines in economy between Seattle and Africa, with a layover at the Dubai International Airport Hotel, Terminal 3?

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LAM review

LAM Review: What’s it like to fly on Linhas Aereas de Mozambique?

By Janice and George | June 21, 2017

How to get from Johannesburg to Pemba and the off-the-beaten-path luxury resorts in northern Mozambique? Here’s our LAM review. Expect delays and an overnight in Maputo if you fly LAM.

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travel law

Travel Law: Court cases of trips that really sucked

By Janice and George | June 1, 2017

Gone on a holiday from hell? Check out these travel law cases of trips that sucked big time – they’re so bad, you can’t help but laugh.

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GettingOnTravel: New online magazine for over-50 luxury travelers

By Janice and George | May 5, 2017

GettingOnTravel (GOT) is a new, online, multi-authored travel magazine. What’s different about it is that it’s geared to the over-50 luxury traveler.

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Giving birth to GettingOnTravel

By Janice and George | April 11, 2017

Coming soon! GettingOnTravel – a multi-authored, online travel magazine for the 50+ luxury traveler – from Janice Mucalov and Irene Levine.

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happy holidays

Happy holidays to you!

By Janice and George | December 24, 2016

We just want to wish you a wonderful holiday, however you celebrate it! (Perhaps you’re even away on beach somewhere?) Thanks too for reading our travel stories.

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two travel writing awards

We won two travel writing awards for our magazine articles!

By Janice and George | July 5, 2016

Happiness? We just won two travel writing awards in the 2015 Travel Media Association of Canada competition for “Best Outdoors/Adventure Feature.”

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moving to victoria - craigdarroch castle

We’re moving to Victoria!

By Janice and George | June 22, 2016

We’re moving from Vancouver to Victoria! The city is a cyclist’s dream, and we’ll buy stand-up paddleboards. We can even walk from our house to downtown!

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An elephant never forgets – and you never forget an elephant

By Janice and George | April 5, 2016

Our memory of elephants plodding to the Zambezi River still lingers. They say an elephant never forgets. But you never forget an elephant.

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most beautiful beaches in the world

10 of the prettiest beaches in the world

By Janice and George | March 2, 2016

Daydreaming of a beach with powder fine sand and limpid water to escape to? Check out 10 of the prettiest beaches in the world where we’ve left our footprints in the sand.

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romantic venice

Romantic Venice: How many ways can we say we love you?

By Janice and George | February 14, 2016

Ah, romantic Venice! Every day is Valentine’s Day when it comes to our love for you. No matter the tourists, we never tire of your canals, gondoliers, palaces – and that magical light.

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