OUR GREAT MINDS

Travel Featured Stories:

    • HOMEPORT: It’s all about Gerri

      by Tina Olivero

      She’s become a friend. Every morning she’d pop into my apartment at the Homeport Hotel in St. John’s. The first thing I hear every morning is “Housekeeping,” and in pops Gerri and her super big positive attitude waltzing into my place. She’s a seasoned hotel worker, and it shows! Gerri would often say, “Good morning […]

    • Holyrood, Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      HOLYROOD Mom, who is now almost 80 and she looks like she is still 55. She has the spirit of a curious young lady. She looks out the front window every day and enjoys the sunsets over her “water” in Holyrood bay. I hear her familiar words, “My, look at all the new developments going […]

    • Best Western Plus: Grand Opening

      by Tina Olivero

      Ted Toner “We fell in love with Newfoundland and its people. To succeed in life you really have to love it, where it is and those involved. For us, all that culminated into one really great project, the Best Western Plus in St. John’s, Newfoundland,” said Ted Toner, entrepreneur and former owner of one grocery […]

    • The Greatest Brands In Industry Entrust The OGM With Their Message

      by Tina Olivero

      With 26 years of global experience, The OGM is pleased to profile their portfolio of world class clients. Clients who come from every corner of the planet with one goal in mind – develop business in their industry.  From operators, major contractors, suppliers and the support base, The OGM has found a home for people […]

    • HYPERLOOP: I looked up and there was Elon Musk

      by Tina Olivero

      “I looked up and there was Elon Musk right in front of me. He came to see the Hyperloop Pod at our booth. Nobody in our booth spoke because we were all really nervous. I remember saying in my Newfoundland accent to Elon, “How’s it going?” “That started our conversation. Elon was very interested in […]

    • Dominican Republic: After work there is play

      by Tina Olivero

      For those ready to take a break and are looking for a place to go, you might just want to consider the Dominican Republic (DR). The Dominican Republic it is the most visited destination in the Caribbean for a lot of great reasons.  The island has an average temperature of 26 °C (78.8 °F), so […]

    • 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 […]

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