I Travel. Big Time.

This open letter was sent to the 3 major French newspapers in the Montreal area – La Presse, Le Devoir & Le Journal de Montréal – in January-February 2017. It was never published, though it was written according to the requirements of each publication. So here it is, for your “pleasure”, and hopefully, for you to share around, so it can get the visibility it deserves. READ MORE…

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Flying Plus-Size – An Update from Gabor Lukacs of AirPassengerRights.ca

Earlier this year, Gabor Lukacs (founder of AirPassengerRights.ca) was featured on this blog, following his filing of different recourses in order to fight for airlines passengers rights, including those of plus-size travelers. Mr. Lukacs made the news last April as he was about to appear in front of three Canadian judges of the Appeal Court. READ MORE…

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Backpack Vs. Small Suitcase : The Big Debate

For some members of the pack-light-go-far-spend-less travelers, being a backpacker requires to solemnly swear that you will be faithful to one and only form of luggage: the backpack. For a while, I was sharing that view. But then I decided to explore the possibilities of packing small, but this time in a suitcase. READ MORE…

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The “Strictly Carry-On” Challenge… The Facts

In order to comply – and hopefully, be successful – in your “Strictly Carry-On” Challenge, you will have to make sacrifices… READ MORE…

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♫ Mack the (Pocket) Knife ♫

Since September 11, 2001, these little guys made themselves scarcer in passenger’s luggage (especially carry-on as they were fully banned from hand-luggage since). READ MORE…

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PS On A Plane: Exit Row + Belt Extension = TROUBLE !

Most of us already know about asking for a belt extension in order to buckle up when flying. But I found out at my own expense that belt extension + exit row seat = problems! READ MORE…

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