Don't rock the boat – it's Christmas! This year I'm doing things a little differently. I'm heading across the pond to spend the holidays with friends in England. But that's not what makes this festive season different from holidays past. I'm trying a new kind of accommodation. I didn't want to spend gobs of money on expensive hotel lodgings, so I decided to look around. I've rented a canal boat. I've stumbled upon canal boats in various residential neighbourhoods throughout London on earlier trips and I decided I simply had to try one. So I checked out the ever-so-trusty accommodation finder Airbnb and I lucked out (so I hope). Here's what I've booked. I'm excited. Friends and family are nervous. "Do you know what you're doing?" I've been asked several times. We'll see. Here's where I'm sleeping this Christmas. oTENTik in Northern Quebec. But I'm also open to hearing your suggestions of "weird spots for Doug to sleep in 2014." As always, I welcome you to travel along with me!