Aside from the North Pole, the “little town of Bethlehem” is probably the most Christmas-y place on earth. The birthplace of Jesus Christ is only a bus or taxi ride away from the Old City of Jerusalem within the West Bank. But before making the journey, there are some essential things to know. Continue Reading →
Posts by: Lisa Jackson
Autumn is the perfect time to explore the bounty of Nova Scotia. But don’t limit the feast to Halifax – there’s a big (and delicious) backyard to explore in this East Coast province. Continue Reading →
Thirsting for a wine-inspired holiday? Visit Castello di Gabbiano, a historic winery in Italy famed for its Chianti wine…or just pick up a bottle (or two!) in Canada. Continue Reading →
Matchmaking is one of Ireland’s oldest traditions, and for the last 150 years, it has taken place in Lisdoonvarna, a West Coast village near the iconic Cliffs of Moher. For the month of September, this tiny spa town of 800 residents hosts the popular Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival – a month-long celebration bringing together hopeful romantics from around the world. Most recently, a gay, bisexual and transgender weekend, called “The Outing,” has been added to the program – the world’s first-ever LGBT matchmaking festival. Continue Reading →
Have you heard about the hidden hangout on New Zealand’s west coast?
Catching a wave is just one of the many activities to be had in Raglan, New Zealand. Before you go, add these six fabulous experiences to your “must do” list. Continue Reading →
A look inside Wallflower, a tiny eatery in Greenwich Village that’s quickly earning a reputation as one of New York City’s best cocktail bars. Continue Reading →
Grey County has a big backyard to explore, and it’s pretty dang incredible in the fall season. From culinary quests to outdoor adventure, here are 8 fabulous fall experiences for your next visit to this incredible nook in Ontario. Continue Reading →
From roadside shacks to fancy restaurants, get your Key Lime pie fix at these must-try stops in the Florida Keys. Continue Reading →
Wander along Bagshot Row, walk across the distinctive double-arched bridge and sink a couple of pints at the Green Dragon Inn. Continue Reading →
Choose your own adventure! From food trails to heritage highways, a round up of the best Ontario road trips for this summer. Some routes are well-known; others may surprise you. Continue Reading →
Too often, rail travel gets labelled as the vehicle of the unadventurous traveller. But the truth is, there’s no better way to see the Western Canada than by riding the rails on the Rocky Mountaineer, the only passenger-based train permitted to use the Canadian National Railway. So before you dismiss rail riding, here are five reasons to travel by train across Western Canada: Continue Reading →
Legend says that these nine lonely islands, 1300km off the coast of Portugal, are leftovers from Atlantis. In reality, the Azores were born out of volcanic activity, and first settled by Europeans starting in the 1400s. The “Hawaii of the Atlantic” is teeming with wildlife, outdoor adventure, spa offerings, and incredible gastronomy. Continue Reading →
So before you start talking smack about the Emerald Isle’s food scene, read about these six fabulous foodie experiences in Ireland. And yes, some involve Guinness! Continue Reading →
Too often, Canadian vacationers overlook Puerto Rico as a sun destination. But this lively island just south of Miami is filled with history, culture, ecotourism, and an incredible food scene. Here are six things you probably didn’t know about Puerto Rico, as well as excellent reasons why you should visit: Continue Reading →
Come for the beach, stay for the food! From roadside grills to five-star eateries, Jamaica is a gastronomic playground with a melting pot of flavours. Continue Reading →
Get yourself to one of these destinations fast, before these precious UNESCO World Heritage sites are going…going…gone. Continue Reading →
Six sumptuous ways to explore Boston using your taste buds as a guide. And no, the Cheers bar ain’t one of them! Continue Reading →
There are so many ways to enjoy autumn in Canada, and Ontario’s Southwest offers more than just scenery. It’s only an hour and a half drive to Haldimand County, a region where filled with outdoor adventure, farm fresh fare, and agritourism. It’s also one of the few places near the GTA where you can go glamping!
We’ve put together an itinerary for a 24-hour fall getaway to Haldimand Region, but we recommend staying overnight to fully soak up the region’s offerings. Are you ready to rumble? Continue Reading →
The City of London has been featured in countless films: from historical recreations of the Elizabethan London in Shakespeare in Love, to the Victorian Era flicks such as Sherlock Holmes, to the romantic comedies of Bridget Jones’s Diary, Notting Hill, and Love Actually. And don’t forget the slew of crime films, spy thrillers, science fiction and the “swinging London” films of the 1960s (yeah baby!!).
But truly, the film sites are even more enthralling in person. I’ve picked out six of my favourite filming locations in London, England that you can actually visit. And to win a roundtrip flight to the Big Smoke, keep reading to get the details about the We Love London Ticket Race on September 22! Continue Reading →