Tag Archives: travel

Five Star @SparkleTour #yqr @ctvregina

Thanks to the good folks at SparkleTour.ca, it’s super-easy for anyone in Regina to plot out a tour of some of the best light displays our city has to offer – you can find the ones nearest you or, as we did tonight, plot a route to all of the ones that have achieved a […]

Radio Garden: Listen To The World

This should probably be a Friday Fun Link but it’s so cool, I wanted to share it right away. More than a streaming service, Radio Garden allows you to easily move from radio station to radio station around the world in a very intuitive, easy-to-use fashion (although Chrome has WebGL disabled by default so you’ll either […]

Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort

Two months from now…

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – Is That A Big Orange or a Little Banana? (Jan 2012)

I’ve always loved how cute Pace looks in this photo from our family trip to Hawaii in 2012…

17 Most Insane Urban Climbs

Pace and I watched this last night.  He thought it was awesome and I nearly vomited.

Friday Fun Link – Analyzing the Best and Worst Movie Accents

A Hollywood accent coach made a video then followed it up with a Reddit AMA…

Chichen Itza Stairs

We didn’t get here when we were in the Mayan Riviera during our wedding in 2003 and I don’t know if we’ll have time during our upcoming trip this winter. But this would definitely be something to see (and I know one parkour freak in our family who would *love* to climb this steep pyramid!) […]

Sandos Caracol All-Inclusive Resort, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Sandos Caracol is the name of the resort we’ve booked for our hot holiday this winter. We’re pretty excited – as one review I read online observed: “One of the best things about this resort is that it has all the things you’d normally pay extra for as excursions or at least for an extra […]

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – Our Next Trip Is Booked

We’ve had a lot of trips in the interim but we haven’t been to Mexico since 2004.  But we’re about to correct that – we just booked our next winter trip!


So you have to be living under a rock to have not heard about the new augmented reality map-based game, Pokemon Go!.  I first heard about it when it was all over Reddit, soon after its release in early July. I have to be honest – my first reaction was to ignore it as I thought of […]