Cailin O’Neil has been away from her Nova Scotia home for 13 weeks so far this year—and she has about eight weeks of travel planned for the remaining months of 2012. That kind of schedule is just par for the course for the travel blogger, who has been sharing her adventures since 2009 through the writing at her three websites (The Taste of Travel, Travel Yourself, Cailin Travels) and through her web video series, Travel Yourself.
Her business is growing—she’s recently joined forces with Ocean Entertainment to bring her talents to television—so this was the perfect time to sit down with O’Neil and ask her about where she likes to go, how she got into video-making and what gear she recommends to take on the road. (more…)
There are only so many times a parent can listen to the Kidz Bop version of “A Pocketful of Sunshine” without driving off the road in protest. To avoid multimedia overload, prevent meltdowns of the I-dropped-my-favourite-stuffed-animals (and my juice box, too!) variety and other en-route calamities, CanadianFamily.ca has compiled a list of five essentials for a kid-friendly road trip. (more…)
The AirTrain brings clean air to train travel through the power of plants
You may not need a laptop kitchen, a suitcase that doubles as a scooter or an underwater camera the size of a strawberry, but they’re out there nonetheless. Ranging from ingenious to befuddling, these travel-minded products are undeniably fun to peruse. (more…)
Dressing for the “getting-there” part of travel can be more difficult than packing for your trip. What do you wear to prepare for chilly flights that become too warm if you’re stuck on the tarmac and for the climate you’re leaving as well as the one you’re going to? And how can you be both comfortable and stylish (more…)
Luxury online menswear store MR PORTER recently released a travel issue of its monthly Journal, which included a video of three well-travelled and (need we mention?) dapperly dressed men and their packing styles.
We also found some excellent packing tips for fashionable travellers of the male persuasion (fashionistos?) (more…)
We’ve deemed April Earth Month at Where.ca, with a series of stories all about eco-friendly, sustainable travel. Go green!
By AMANDA HALM
1. JOOS Orange, 2. Baby Bobble water bottle, 3. Hadaki Lug Around Pod, 4. Iqua Sun, 5. LUSH shampoo bar, 6. Drop Bedol Water Alarm Clock
When planning your next adventure, whether it be a weekend trip or a ’round-the-world expedition, gear up with these six eco-conscious travel accessories and reduce those carbon footprints wherever you go. (more…)
Men's and women's hidden-pocket undies from Clever Travel Companion
Savvy travellers hide money in some pretty creative places: socks or shoes, bras, wrist cuffs and hats. What they don’t do is use money belts and neck pouches. Thieves have long been hip to those “security” measures.
Some enterprising folks we know have even sewn hidden pockets into their pants, bras or undies. New company Clever Travel Companion has taken the idea commercial with hidden-pocket tank tops, t-shirts, underwear and long underwear for men and women.