COVID 19 Banff

Riding out Covid 19 in Banff is no different to doing so anywhere else in the world. But there is a big difference for the town itself. As a tourist resort that attracts millions of visitors annually, most of the residents rely on the tourism industry for an income,...

Million Mile Kids

Between my work as a travel writer, family vacations, and trips home to Australia, I had assumed a few years back that by the time our two children graduated high school they would be “million milers” through the Air Canada Million Mile Program, which...

New Moon Edition, 2019

As the proud new owners of a mapping company (gemtrek.com), 2018 was very busy for us. But sales of Moon Atlantic Canada had been very strong over the last year, so I was asked to write an update for spring 2019 publication. It was mostly updating prices and keep...

History of Moon Guidebooks

For over four decades, Moon guidebooks have been trusted companions for independent travelers the world over. But the books have evolved greatly–beginning with photocopied notes sold at Australian hippy markets to slick, full colour books distributed worldwide. One...