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    • What’s HOT? Boutique Meeting Spaces

      by Tina Olivero

      Businesses are changing with the times, and there’s a new space for working in unique and creative ways. We’re in the clouds, we’re in the field, we’re out of the office. Many small businesses no longer even have offices because digital communication and infrastructure is superior and unlimited. The world as we know it … […]

    • Whale Watching Adventures: Reward your team!

      by Tina Olivero

      Headed out to the vast and wild Atlantic Ocean, Captain Wayne got to the open sea where the swelling waves were teetering on the edge of extreme adventure. Just outside Bay Bulls sheltered harbour, the wind was high and whitecaps were everywhere.  Worried that his precious cargo, six passengers aboard, may get soaked to the […]

    • Canada Fishing Trips – Where’s your next Salmon?

      by Tina Olivero

      Why do we fish for Salmon in the ocean, but also in freshwater? 1. Salmon are one of few ‘anadromous’ species in the world, meaning they live in either salt water or fresh, but at different stages of life. 2. Imagine traveling from Earth to the moon.  You would need to change everything about you […]

    • Swim with the Whales

      by Tina Olivero

      There are really no words to describe what it’s like to be in the water with a 40 tonne whale. Nervous, excited, thrilled, and alive are words that come close, but somehow they just don’t do the situation justice. The last time I swam with a whale she was so serene, magical, and completely in […]

    • See You Next Year, Lucy

      by Tina Olivero

      She came around me from behind. Under water, through my mask, she looked even bigger because of the water amplification. I was singing, okay humming. I’m not sure if I was humming because I was nervous or if it was because it was the only way I knew how to speak to her. The same song, […]

    • Pourvoirie Mécatina – Salmon Fishing Trip

      Mécatina Exposé

      Canada, which spans ten provinces and three territories, is home to a huge number of beautiful lakes, rivers, streams, and oceans. And it boasts of the best fishing in the world. Salmon and trout fishing are among the top fishing adventures in Canada, and, for the avid angler, fishing in Canada is a bucket list […]

    • The Top 10 Yachting Destinations Around the Globe

      by Richelle Oerlemans

      With the help of a knowledgeable and experienced Calgary-based sailor, The OGM presents our Top 10 Yachting Destinations around the globe. Whether traveling alone or as a group, these destinations offer a glimpse into the exciting hobby of sailing. When traveling as a group (try to incorporate the interests of everyone (passengers and crew), advises […]

    • On The Water’s Edge

      by Tina Olivero

      Meet you at The Beach House! www.atthebeachhouse.ca You’ve got deadlines, you’ve got staff issues, you’ve got people demanding your attention, you’ve got stress—and you’ve lost your focus. OK … now what? Every smart business leader knows that when things are overwhelming, it’s time to step back, rethink, and reload rather than continuing to push against a […]

    • United Arab Emirates – It’s an Adventure!

      by Aaryn Lambert

      Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second largest city of the United Arab Emirates in terms of population, and the largest of the seven member emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. It may be said without exaggeration […]

    • An Extraordinary First Class Experience

      by Diane L.M. Cook

      Relaxed, refreshed, and perfectly satisfied! Most people don’t think of flying the skies as a pleasant experience. But those who fly first class with Lufthansa discover how flying the skies is an experience akin to being treated like royalty. Lufthansa, Germany’s flag carrier, is the largest airline in Europe and the fourth largest in the […]

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