About the Author

VP of Sales at Goway Travel - Carolyn Weppler has tracked gorillas in Rwanda, been proposed to in Paris (she accepted, naturally!), and travelled to 70 countries, counting Uzbekistan, Lebanon, Russia, Sri Lanka and even Afghanistan among her travel memories. Originally from Hong Kong, Carolyn lived in the UK before settling in Canada. A self-professed ‘foodie’ traveller, her favourite destinations are Nepal, Peru, Uganda, and anywhere else where she can roam local markets and experience new flavours.

Road To Mandalay on the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar

Boutique Cruising 101

During the past few years, more and more discerning travellers have been foregoing big cruise ship holidays in favour of stylish river cruises, small vessel eco-cruise experiences, luxury yachts, and elegant sailing ships. These smaller boats access smaller ports that big ships can’t, giving passengers a unique opportunity to travel deeper into the world’s most […]

10 Getaway Ideas for Milestone Celebrations (that you can do in under 10 days!)

For those of you who have some kind of reason to celebrate this year, be it some major birthday, anniversary, marriage or divorce, rewarding yourself with a trip is one sure way to remember it. Whatever the occasion, you’ll want a getaway destination that’s special, unique, and highly memorable. But you also have limited time and don’t […]

Why Ethiopia?

When I announced to friends that I would be traveling to Ethiopia in March of this year the response was overwhelmingly the same, consisting of one word… “Why?” For many people, Ethiopia conjures up images of desert wastelands, never ending famines, and depending on age, memories of Haile Selassie. Others have it confused with Somalia. […]