Pet Peeves

10 Things I Hate About Touring With Women

Mélissa Laveaux | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music
Mélissa Laveaux

Every time I do a TV show, the microphone tech has his hands all over my chest before I even have time to say "yes I do mind, I prefer to install it myself." And then they are always puzzled by where to hook up the battery pack: after 80 years of televised show business, no one in a dress has EVER donned a mic set?

Tips for Business Travellers: How to Get the Most Out of Your Hotel

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

An Embassy Suites' survey of business travellers published this spring revealed that travel is up and fear of an economic downturn has fallen. It also showed that the expectations and demands of business travellers are changing. As one hotel guru put it, "road warriors need to feel that they're getting more out of their hotel stay." Here are some tips for the weary traveller.