• Local rules


    I was in a Russian hotel lounge one evening, sitting at a table of fellow expats and Russian business persons I had met during my weeks at the hotel. Like …

  • Run for your lungs


    Since 2012, The Lung Association of Nova Scotia and the Halifax International Airport Authority have been welcoming teams of runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes to help raise awareness and funds …

  • South to north


    I had been looking down on hundreds of miles of clouds ever since leaving Pearson Airport in Toronto. Suddenly, those of us traveling on the Westjet 737 were looking down …

  • One hull or two


    The wind picks up, pressing our boat's rail closer to the swells of Sir Francis Drake Channel. Sharper sailors might be tempted to trim the sails to get maximum drive …

  • Local brew and the blues in downtown Chicago


    Historic stay I knew from the time my taxi pulled up to the golden door of the Hilton Chicago that I would like the city. Even classic crooner Frank Sinatra …