Do YOU want to be a Travel Writer? Travel Classics Montreal

Travel Classics Montreal 2018

Do YOU want to be a Travel Writer? Travel Classics Montreal

Are you looking for “The World’s Most Exclusive Conferences for Professional Travel Writers and Editors?” I was honored to participate in Travel Classics conferences in Scottsdale, Ireland, Tucson and Montreal. I am looking forward to the next conference in Scottsdale from Nov 29 to December 2, 2018. Thank you to Maren Rudolph for creating these wonderful conferences … Continued

Lisa Niver at Escondite in Montreal

Wondering Where to Wander in Montreal?

I explored Montreal for the first time during the Travel Classics Montreal conference in May 2018 during Montreal’s birthday (17 May 1642). Last summer for Canada’s 150 birthday,  I wrote several articles for USA Today 10 Best about 10 unique places to visit,  10 places for an outdoor adventure and 10 sites to explore the … Continued

Lisa Niver is in the July 2018 issues of Virtuoso Life Magazine

More Rocky Mountaineer please! Lisa is in Virtuoso Life Magazine

Thank you to Virtuoso Life Magazine for including me in your Rocky Mountaineer article. I loved my experience on the train! Read the full article:   My articles about Rocky Mountaineer, Banff and Lake Louise: All the Things You Wanted to Ask about Rocky Mountaineer Secret Spring Skiing In The Canadian Rockies Banff Sunshine Village: Tackling My … Continued

Lisa on the walls of Quebec City

Walking on the Walls in Québec City

“Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing.” Gayle Foreman After graduating college, I went on a road trip with my boyfriend through Canada. I loved our brief stay in Québec City and have always wanted to return. When Travel Classics Montreal offered a pre-conference trip to Québec City, I knew … Continued

Ski Banff May 2018

Banff Sunshine Village: Tackling My Fears

My goal is to feel more confident on the mountain. I believe that I am a solid blue (intermediate) skier but that it not true. I am actually an advanced (black) skier in my body but my mind is not always with me. I had challenges learning to ski as a child and when I … Continued

Secret Spring Skiing In The Canadian Rockies

After seeing the photos of the gorgeous blue waters of Lake Louise, I knew I needed to visit the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada but I did not realize my first visit would be to see snow in May! I traveled by Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff National Park and stayed at the historic … Continued

Enjoy your bucket list train journey on Rocky Mountaineer

All the Things You Wanted to Ask About Rocky Mountaineer

Having worked for years on a cruise ship, when I started to think about my first Canadian Rockies train journey, I realized I had many “dumb” questions. I thought you might appreciate the answers: 1. Do I sleep on the Rocky Mountaineer train? No! You do not sleep on the Rocky Mountaineer train. You will … Continued

Neighbors to the North – Visiting Toronto

One of my favorite family vacations as a kid was my first time out of the U.S.  – a trip to Toronto.  It was also one of the first trips that I helped my parents plan, weighing in on what to see and do.  I’ll never forget crossing the border under the Maple Leaf flag, … Continued

Canadian Island Escape Comox Valley

A Canadian Island Escape for the Soul

Island Escape the perfect remedy for recharging your Soul Hard to believe we are already into the fall swing of things. Now is a good time to recharge with a mini Canadian Island escape to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. Just a quick flight from Vancouver, BC or Seattle, WA. My fiancé and I … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel