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Monthly Archives: April 2016


How My Travel Planning Mistake Turned Out to Be A Good Thing

Generally, the best thing about making mistakes is that we learn from them. However, I’ve not only learned from my recent travel planning faux pas; I’m benefitting from it. How so? Simple. Planning conference travel to the DC area for myself and…

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A Spring Weekend in San Francisco

I thought of describing this visit as a Spring Break for, although I was in town for business, and even though it rained much of the time, I came home refreshed and feeling thoroughly spoiled. That may have had something to…

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Spoil Yourself in Hong Kong

Visiting Hong Kong at the tail end of a month away from Vancouver, it was time to put away the sunscreen we’d needed in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The late February weather offered a marked transition from the sunny islands we’d visited, and was much more like home. Staying at the InterContinental Hong Kong was the best choice I could have made for this visit.

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