Make your own music and memories in Big Pink

The famous house in southeastern New York state was once used by The Band. Now it's available to the public for overnight stays

Make your own music and memories in Big PinkIf you’re a fan of The Band, I have great news for you. You may be aware that this summer marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Music From Big Pink, the group’s first album. But you may not know that the remote house the musicians and their mentor Bob Dylan gathered in to record…

A Bed and Breakfast by any other name

Driving or walking around in a non-English speaking country? Here's our guide to finding a Bed and Breakfast

A Bed and Breakfast by any other nameCALGARY, Alta. Oct. 8, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Bed and Breakfasts, "B&Bs", are called by that name almost everywhere in the world, especially if you're looking on the internet. But if you're driving or walking around in a non-English speaking country, what should you be on the lookout for? You can go into a tourist…

Have you ever considered staying in a hostel?

If you find your travel budget a little tight, take a look at the hostel option

Have you ever considered staying in a hostel?CALGARY, Alta. Oct. 8, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Hostels are probably the very cheapest place you can stay during your travels. Whoa, you may think, dormitory style bunk beds, backpacks, bathrooms down the hall ... and starving students ... no way. But that stereotype is not necessarily true anymore. It is true that the average…

When to stay at an expensive hotel

Look at your itinerary and travel goals before deciding if an expensive hotel works for you

When to stay at an expensive hotelCALGARY, Alta. Oct. 8, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Big hotels for travellers can be a great option, but there are also drawbacks. It's a little hard to define the pluses and minuses because what might be a plus for you could be something that would turn another traveller off. Big hotels will probably be the…