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Thaw Di Gras Festival in Dawson City

Seeking a truly northern experience, I travelled to Dawson City during winter while the weather was at its North-iest. Okay, so not the -40 Ned Stark-approved dead cold of winter, more like the tail end when the warmer weather makes it easy to be outside. I know this is not a popular time to travel North, but baby it should be! You get the unique snow-covered beauty of the Yukon winter and the warm hospitality of the locals all to yourself. Continue Reading →

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Long May Your Big Jib Draw! St. John’s, Newfoundland

  Newfoundland had long whispered my name. I can’t decide whether it was the foggy, jagged coastlines, bohemian-coloured homes, witty humour, or I-have-no-idea-what-he-just-said colloquialisms, but I got myself sucked right in. And yep, I even kissed a giant dead fish. I’m not exactly sure why, but I blame the Screech. Oh, the Screech. It was … Continue Reading →

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Getting a Food High in the Rockies

Perched on mountainsides, skiers and snowboarders chomp on buffalo burgers and sweet potato fries – without a thought to how this food gets to such high altitudes.

Guests have had to endure snowy highways, sludgy car parks and liftlines to get skiing. But resorts typically handle the catering logistics so seamlessly that guests usually don’t even see the challenges in delivering fresh fare to high altitude restaurants. Add to this the recent trend towards gentrifying ski hill fare over the past few years, and there are some very unique culinary challenges especially in remote resorts in Canada.

So how do high altitude restaurants get their food supplies to the top of the mountain? Continue Reading →

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Our Top Travel Experiences in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city full of personality, rich history, fantastic music, charm and Southern hospitality (yes, this is a real thing!). A city that can be enjoyed year-round, there is no shortage of things to see or do. I visited NOLA for an extended long weekend, focusing most of my time in the French Quarter, and was able to see and do a lot over four days.

Here are our top 5 travel experiences in New Orleans: Continue Reading →

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A Food Tour of Montreal’s Little Italy & Jean Talon Market

Most visitors to Montreal are well aware of the city’s lively culinary scene. Foodies gravitate to Downtown Montreal and the Old City to feast in cafes and restaurants. But have you ever considered starting your food journey outside of the downtown core?

On this food tour with Fitz & Fowell, discover one of Montreal’s most captivating culinary neighbourhoods – Little Italy and the Jean Talon Market. Continue Reading →