cashmere goats (photo from mongolia travel guide)

why cashmere when you travel….

I am the queen of carry on. I never check luggage. I easily go 6 weeks with just a rollaboard and a bag. I’m pretty demanding of my travel companions too… NO CHECKED LUGGAGE! So sometimes they need my advice……

me admiring Geneva

my favorite things…Geneva

It is often said the streets of Geneva are paved with gold... not true. But there are a lot of banks. And headquarters:WHO, WTO, Red Cross, UN and World Bank to name a few. And shops, restaurants, hotels and chocolatiers…

The Burgenstock Hotel

best bed: The Burgenstock Hotel, Lucerne, Switzerland

The Burgenstock Hotel is not just a place to sleep it is an experience like no other. From the second you get on the boat you can sense the magic that awaits. Ok, you can also drive, but trust me…

best bed: The Beau-Rivage Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

There is so much history packed into the one glamourous package that is the Beau-Rivage Geneva. This luxury hotel was first opened in 1865 and 5 generations later is still owned by the same family. In 1873 it was the…

The Post Hotel

best bed: The Post Hotel , Lake Louise, Canada

Traditional Swiss Chalet in the heart of Canada, The Post Hotel offers a timeless European experience. Ideally situated on the edge of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Canada’s oldest national park, it is…

air canada is flying to europe

this is what it’s like to fly internationally today

What is it like to fly these days? Internationally. No personal experience… but the next best thing. My son just returned to the UK ; I did pay for the ticket. Saturday night Hunter flew from Toronto’s Pearson Airport to…

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