5 minutes with John B

one of the interesting creatures found in Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada

5 Minutes with …

John B.

Traveling man …

For Postcards from Valencia’s 7th interview, we are pleased to present John B, a fellow Canadian. We first met 2 years ago when he and his wife Brenda decided to visit Valencia. They reached out to us via InterNations, one of the international groups for people who live or travel abroad.

HOMETOWN

Bedeque, P.E.I., Canada

 

ORIGINALLY FROM

Toronto, Canada

 

ALWAYS IN MY LUGGAGE

Lightweight pants, wrinklefree shirt and sunscreen

 

3 FAVORITE HOME-AWAY-FROM-HOME PLACES

1. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

3. Valencia, Spain

 

A FAVORITE TRAVEL MEMORY

Watching the sunset on the Bay of Banderas in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 

DO YOU ROLL, FOLD OR USE PACKING CUBES?

fold

 

3 MONEY-SAVING TRAVEL TACTICS I USE

1. Priceline for hotels

2. Booking flights for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

3. Booking Business Class seats to resort destinations such as Puerto Vallarta

 

3 WAYS THAT I HAVE FUN WHILE TRAVELING

1. visiting museums

2. sitting at outdoor cafés and meeting new people

3. trying new bars

 

MY TRAVEL MANTRA

Be open and accepting to new situations, people etc.

ON A PLANE, TRAIN OR AUTOMOBILE I ...

Play games such as trying to identify a person, place or thing using clues.

 

THE LAST BOOK I READ WAS ...

No Is Not Enough by Naomi klein

 

NUMBER OF CITIES VISITED

I can’t count that high …

 

RECENT DISCOVERY

Spain

 

MY IDEAL DINNER PARTY : ME + 4 OTHERS

Bill Gates, Tiger Woods, Michelle Obama and Bill Maher

 

3 THINGS I DO AS SOON AS I LAND AT THE AIRPORT/PORT TERMINAL

1. pick up local info

2. find the easiest and cost effective way to town

3. reset my watch to the local time

 

3 THINGS I DO AFTER I CHECK-IN AT A HOTEL

1. Pick up info from the desk

2. unpack

3. go out for a meal

 

SKINCARE

Lubriderm

 

FAVORITE TRAVEL OUTFIT

Smart casual with lightweight flexible materials

Puerta Vallarta, Mexico

Bedeque, PEI March 6, 2019

Sunrise in Bedeque, PEI

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