DownshiftingPRO is a travel and family blog whose focus is on travel for women 50+, family and multigenerational travel, girl's getaways. With travel assignments in Spain, France, Quebec and the US you can find some great travel advice on a little bit of everything.
I have worked with DMO and CVBs from New Orleans, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Visit Florida, Philadelphia, Quebec Region, Quebec Maritime, Saguenay/Lac St. Jean, the Finger Lakes, NY, Gulf Shores/Orange Beach and Huntsville, AL, Barcelona and Costa Brava, Shannon Heritage (Ireland) (many were TBEX FAMs).
I also work with other Canadian travel and lifestyle bloggers to create customized Girl's Getaway press trips with both PR firms and the DMOs which they represent.
You can find me on all channels under the username @DownshiftingPRO. I also have two Instagram accounts: DownshiftingPRO (lifestyle and travel) & DPROtravel (travel and food).
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Living 2 hours away, sometimes you are not 'in the loop' and I welcome the opportunity to meet other travel industry professionals at a Travel Massive event. The friendships that I have made over the years with other content creators have been priceles... show more
Toronto Travel Massive 1 month ago
Do not miss Robben Island. The tours are given by ex-prisoners of this prison colony and was very, very impactful. History needs to be shared and remembered. For a completely different experience go to NOBU in the One & Only Hotel. You are unlikely ... show more
Tips for first trip to Cape Town? 6 months ago
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What are your top WordPress plugins? 11 months ago
Quick poll of members who have WordPress blogs — what are your favourite plugins? I crunched the numbers on more than 6,000 WordPress blogs hosted by Travel Massive members (that's a big network!) to discover the most popular plugins: 1. Yoast (50% use premium) 2. Jetpack 3. Instagram feed for WP 4. Monster Insights 5. Slider Revolution 6. Visual Composer 7. WP Super Cache 8. Mailchimp 9. Wordfence 10. Autooptimize What plugin are a "must have" for your blog, or you can't do without? And what plugins are you willing to pay for? Any other plugin tips to share? If you answer this discussion please feel free to share a link to your blog as well.