Globe and Mail Travel Column

NYC for comedy nuts

Travel concierge: NYC for comedy nuts Globe and Mail Question: “I want to check out New York’s live comedy scene. What are the best clubs, which comics should I see and can I get on stage for a try-out?” I hated the sweaty Manhattan comedy club I visited a few years back. The dark, airless […]

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Airbnb for beginners

Travel concierge: how to book an Airbnb sleepover Globe and Mail Q: “I’m tempted to book some Airbnb accommodations on my two vacations next year. Any tips for a newbie booker?” A recent column on how to let your place via Airbnb triggered several questions from readers curious about booking first-time sleepovers with the service. […]

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Los Angeles beyond the silver screen

Travel Concierge: Los Angeles beyond the silver screen Globe and Mail Question: My wife and I are spending three days in Los Angeles. Neither of us is interested in movie trivia or theme parks. Do you or your readers have any suggestions? Basking in the Academy Awards spotlight again this weekend, there’s always been much […]

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Singapore calling

Travel Concierge: Singapore calling Globe and Mail Question: We are travelling to Singapore in late March for a week’s stay followed by a 14-day cruise. Do you have any tidbits to share about Singapore? Any must sees/dos? From landmark museums to handsome colonial architecture and from clamorous neighbourhoods to action-packed theme parks, city-state Singapore is […]

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On the trail of Europe’s top museums

Travel Concierge: On the trail of Europe’s top museums Globe and Mail Question: I’ll be travelling around Europe this summer and I want to hit some of the best big museums and galleries. What is the top 10? Creating a must-see menu of Europe’s top museums is like recommending Ireland’s best pubs: everyone has their […]

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