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I am thrilled to welcome Raquel Fernandes of Mr. Crowley ChiChi to the Montecristo Travels “special correspondent” interview series — the series in which we prove we are not the only ones travelling with our pet(s) and the first step in building a community of people passionate about both their pets and travel. So welcome, WELCOME! I am extra excited because Mr. Crowley is a senior at 12 years young […]

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I am thrilled to welcome Little Lola Sunshine and Caron Slimak to the Montecristo Travels “special correspondent” interview series — the series in which we prove we are not the only ones travelling with our pet(s) and the first step in building a community of people passionate about both their pets and travel. So welcome, WELCOME! First, can you tell us a little bit about yourselves? Who is […]

Prague - dog pet friendly museum Montecristo travels

  I rarely write about a specific museum. Normally I enjoy combining several stops in one post. I prefer to tell you about an entire town and what to visit there, always favouring the walking tour approach. For larger cities, I’ll even end up doing several walking tours because options are good! But there are exceptions, like the Magic Gardens in Philadelphia, and today’s post is one such […]

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I am thrilled to welcome City Dog Expert to the Montecristo Travels “special correspondent” series. The series where we prove we are not the only ones traveling the globe with our pet(s). The first step in building a community of people passionate about both their pet and travel.  So welcome WELCOME! First off can you tell us a little bit about yourselves? Who is who; do you have a basecamp […]

Travelling With a Dog Pet Peeves Stink eye!

  As I now approach a full six years (Wait. Woa. What?) of being a travelling canine, I have to admit, even if reluctantly, that there are certain things my pawsitive energy can’t always overcome. You could call them “pet peeves.” (Sorry, I couldn’t resist.) I like to call them “items for the poop list” or, in layman terms, “The Shit List.” In this blog, I like to […]

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  It has been a little crazy at our house… there is an air of celebration. We won the Best Design Nose-to-Nose Award last night. It’s a big deal and we are humbled and still a little stunned. I promise we will blog about that very soon! IN the meantime, no rest for the travel blogger! I am thrilled to welcome The Tropical Dog to Montecristo Travels’ special correspondent […]

There is a lot of information sprinkled here and there in this blog that would help anyone that has to travel with their small canine companion. But instead of making you dig up where all that useful information is, I thought it might be fun (and easier for you Dear Reader) to do a little consolidating.  Think of it as a round-up of relevant posts; a one stop shop where you can find the most useful links. […]

My Canine Friendly Travel Agent! Montecristo Travels

When planning a trip, my bipeds have found that sometimes, life is just easier with a good travel agent.  Even in this day and age where you can do it all for yourself online, there are certain benefits to having a third party do the “heavy lifting” . Enter my pet friendly travel agent! Montecristo Travels Contrarily to what you may believe the fee isn’t that high and […]

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Canada, the USA and much of Europe is now dotted with lodgings welcoming dogs. In fact, as time passes it is becoming easier all the time! You can find everything from pretty vacation rental apartments, inexpensive motels, and lovely bed-and-breakfast inns not to mention expensive boutique hotels, classic five star luxury or even glamping option! Although the price range and style vary significantly, the basic dog etiquette rules are the same […]