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 →
It’s mid-winter (ish) and unseasonably warm temperatures have meant a longer (warmer) hiking and trail-walking season. And to celebrate we’ve been testing the hell out of some hiking boots from Bogs Footwear. Yes, Bogs. The makers of hiking and casual shoes you never knew about.
While our original long distance review was to be a race up Hai Ling Peak in Canmore Alberta, a “predators on the trail” situation sent us running to test up rocky Luskville Falls trail in Quebec, and the Kannanaskis and the Overlook Trails in Jasper, Alberta.
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Why not celebrate winter with a ‘backcountry cook off’ in Canada’s Jasper National Park? 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 →
Looking for a place to collapse after wandering the French Quarter all day? Hotel Mazarin in New Orleans is the right blend of southern hospitality and spoiled rottenness. Continue Reading →
Profiling extraordinary hotels around the world. A look inside the private villas at Windjammer Landing Resort, St. Lucia. Continue Reading →
Tapas and toreadors, flamenco and fashion, Madrid has it all – and no need for a tour bus. Instead, take a walking tour downtown and explore Madrid’s vibrant culture and cuisine on foot. Here are five ways to see Madrid, Spain on foot: 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 →
Famous for its bikes, intricate canals, and beautiful architecture, Amsterdam has cultivated just the right backdrop for tourists to celebrate its best features: its culture and its people. Here are some suggestions on how to experience some impressive elements of Dutch art and culture, without breaking the bank. Continue Reading →
Looking for an Ontario getaway? Try road tripping through the Ontario Highlands, where there’s a food trail of fun and tasty culinary stops. Continue Reading →
The fifth and final instalment of our journey tracking down the Top 5 Attractions along the Romanesque Route in Germany’s heartland. Weaving through the Klötzer forest in a horse-drawn wagon, Beachwood shadows casting their imposing lines upon us, it is easy to feel as if one has stepped back in time. After days of navigating a combination … Continue Reading →
The lure of an undiscovered wine is often incentive enough for vineyard enthusiasts to make their way to a region. To this end, many people will find happiness in Naumburg, Germany.
Tucked away 60kms from Leipzig and sitting on the Saale river, Naumburg is a charming piece of German heartland situated along the Romanesque Route. Its colourful historic burgher buildings and tree-lined promenade make for a peaceful stop along the Romanesque route and one that should not be overlooked, especially if you are a wine lover! 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 →
What’s so special about Quedlinburg?
The third instalment of our journey tracking down the Top 5 Attractions along the Romanesque Route in the German heartland. Continue Reading →
The Bay of Fundy drive draws explorers looking to bike, boat, and bus their way through this gorgeous Maritime province. If you’re going to adventure , you need room to move. And sometimes, touring New Brunswick involves wearing a kilt and eating fresh lobster. Continue Reading →
The second instalment of our journey tracking down the Top 5 Attractions along the Germany’s Romanesque Route . Continue Reading →
One writer explores the roads that makes up the Germany’s Romanesque Route. Continue Reading →
With access to the Appalachians, a series of major river systems, and coasts to the east and the south, New Brunswick is made for road tripping. The province is only around 28,000 square miles (73,000 square kilometers) so it’s easy to get from one place to the other—even with frequent stops.
On my recent trip on the Fundy Coastal Drive, I found myself signaling right to sample chocolates, lobster, smoked salmon, poutine, blueberry wine, and more. The route, which takes you from Moncton near the east to St. Stephen on the southwestern tip (and close enough to the border with Maine to ping their cell towers), is loaded with things to eat. Here’s a (non-exhaustive) guide to grazing. Continue Reading →
Uncovering Aruba’s seaside eateries and cultural experiences beyond the beach. Continue Reading →