Traveller's Tales

By: Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson is still relatively new to the wonderful city of Medicine Hat, having moved here in May 2016. She was born and raised in Ontario and lived in Australia for a year and a half. Emily has visited 33 countries and will share some of her experiences and advice for globetrotters of all ages.

Famous Monuments Part 1

June 12, 2018 - 8:21am

We all know the names, we’ve all seen the photos, some of us are lucky enough to have seen them in real life; famous monuments make the travel world go-round. There are bucket lists longer than the Great Wall dedicated to the famous monuments of the world. So how then, do we decide where to go and what to see? The next two Traveller’s Tales will be dedicated to exploring the famous monuments of the world and whether I give them a thumbs up, or a thumbs down!

Colosseum 

Traveller's Tales - Decisions, Decisions

May 8, 2018 - 8:58am

You’ve decided to go on holidays. You’ve been thinking of flights and reminiscing about past adventures. The only problem is, you don’t know where to go. Do you visit a new country you’ve never seen before? Do you head back to your favourite resort in Mexico? Certainly, you could spin your finger on a globe and call the decision made, but if you have the same luck I did when I tried that, you’ll end up in the middle of the ocean. So then, how do you make that all-important decision?

Traveller's Tales - The Travel Agent's Truth

December 11, 2017 - 10:21am Updated: January 8, 2018 - 2:25pm

Travel is a constant conversation piece in my world. If I hear that planes, trains and automobiles are your go-to to get away, you basically have an instant best friend in me. So, when I was chatting with my co-worker Olivia about travel – specifically travel agencies – and she suggested I write an article about why you should, or shouldn’t take advantage of them, I couldn’t resist jumping on the opportunity.

Traveller's Tales - Road trippin'

September 12, 2017 - 1:47pm Updated: September 13, 2017 - 9:53am

Just like that, the summer has passed us by. Labour Day long weekend has come and gone and the kids are settling into a new school year. Us adults, well, we are preparing for the cold weather of winter to freeze our summer memories and make us long for our sunburned skin.

Even though the sun is setting a little faster than any of us may enjoy, it is still the perfect time to go on a road trip. Yes, I am finally talking about travel that you can do this weekend. No flights to be booked, no long layovers in strange cities to be had. Rather, it’s time to explore our own backyard.

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