World Traveller 73

Every year on November 11, Canadians from all across the country gather at Canada’s War Memorial in downtown Ottawa for the National Remembrance Day Ceremony. Organized by the Canadian Legion, it...

Review: The Westin Ottawa Tonight’s stay was courtesy of MrsWT73, who happened to be in town on business. She was staying at the Westin Ottawa. My business travel budget doesn’t allow...

Review: Air Canada Business Class, Canadair Regional Jet 900, Halifax – Ottawa As in the way out, I used Air Canada E-Upgrades courtesy of Elite Status to upgrade this flight from...

My flight was set for the mid-afternoon, and after the morning’s events, I headed up to the airport. I returned the rental car, happy to have made it out of the...

As I got back to the hotel from the Halifax day tour, it was only 3 PM. Unusually, I didn’t have any set schedules, meetings or traveling partners today so I...

City Visit: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada After breakfast, with unusually no set plans for the day, I started my walking tour of the day around the inner harbor of Halifax. I...

Planning and Booking: There isn’t much tourist traffic to Halifax, Nova Scotia in the winter time. There were a choice of several Marriott branded hotels in the downtown area ranging all...

On arrival, I went to the Hertz counter and picked up the rental car. Today’s assignment was a Dodge Charger. I was expected a stripper kind similar to the usual ones...

I used Air Canada e-upgrades to upgrade on this route from a paid economy fare. On the day I was traveling, there certainly weren’t many business travelers flying and the cabin...

I woke up at about 5:50 AM and checked out and left my work hotel for the week. I happened to have been driving a beautiful blue Volvo V90 for the...