Year: 2014

Where There’s Smoke, There’s No Longer Fire: The Etiquette of E-Cigarettes

As the electronic cigarette movement grows, many smokers are using their devices in public places – and that is causing quite a stir around the world. While the popularity of the e-cigarette is on the rise, the etiquette of public

Gifts That Say “I Love You” All Year Long

Looking for some unique gift ideas to express your love and affection for that special someone this year? We thought we’d have some fun by sharing a few unique ideas we found. FOR HIM My brother absolutely loved this gift I

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In-Flight Cell Phone Calls – Hijacking Your Personal Space

I was really surprised to hear that there is talk of lifting the ban on cell phone use on planes. Allowing the use of text messaging on planes is one thing, but how would you stop people from invading your

Valentine’s Day Etiquette Tips for Couples

Some Valentines Day ideas and etiquette tips that will leave a lasting impression with your sweetie! Valentine’s Day is a busy day for restaurants so if you’re planning on taking your date out for a special dinner, make the reservation

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Passenger 22C: A Story of Poor Airplane Etiquette

On a recent trip from Vancouver to Amsterdam, I encountered Passenger 22C – better known to me now as Mr. Rude. The wheels of the plane had literally just tucked themselves back in when Mr. Rude, who was sitting directly

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Need to Make a Call? Check Your Spacial Hygiene

Yesterday, before a grueling dental appointment I stopped for a bite to eat at Whole Foods. When I discovered all the tables were occupied I headed for the long counter–somewhere I would not normally sit for lunch.  As it was

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