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. Here’s how to visit Bethlehem during the Christmas season. Continue Reading →
The community of Georgina, on the southern shores of beautiful Lake Simcoe has a long history of ice fishing. In the winter, ice cream parlors have shut up shop but bait stores are still open and fishing huts dot the frozen lake. Lake Simcoe, world-renowned as an ice fishing destination. Today, the landscape is white-on-white … Continue Reading →
A sneak peek into the sold-out performance of Theatre in the Bush, a freewheeling show by the Ramshackle Theatre hailing from Canada’s Yukon. Continue Reading →
A look inside the luxurious Meliá Braco Village, an exclusive all-inclusive island resort located off the coast of Jamaica. Continue Reading →
A look inside the open kitchen dining experience at the Four Seasons Aviara in San Diego, California. Continue Reading →
When you’re looking for a luxurious and affordable stay in Hogtown, the Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto has you covered. A member of the of the Langhorn hotel group, this place is at once the largest hotel in Canada and the only Chelsea in the country. 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 →
Grilling green living expert, Nikki Fotheringham, about how to bonfire like a boss and the release of her new book, The Flaming Marshmallow’s Guide to Campfire Cooking. Continue Reading →
Beyond the rushing falls and flashing casinos lay Ontario’s only 56-kilometer outdoor adventure museum. A collection of parks, gardens, cycling and hiking trails; Niagara Parks is changing the way visitors experience the historic and picturesque region.
With its gorgeous scenery, top notch eats, outdoor adventures, and of course natural wonders, Niagara is the perfect getaway for active travellers. This trip turned from wine sipping and wax museums to unexplored wonders all skipped on my 8th grade class trip. 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 →
Would you rather be in a dark, enclosed space or hanging from a rope 400 metres off the ground? You can do both in Arbraska Lafleche Park. Continue Reading →
Spring is here! For real this time…I think. That means bike rides, gloveless jogging, walking places, and long upward hikes. It also means cool winds, unpredictable temperatures, and rain. Instead of waiting for a blazing dry sun to hit the great outdoors, EDT has teamed up once again with LiveOutThere to test The Stretch Ozonic Jacket by inimitable Mountain HARDWEAR.
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Everyone tells you that hiking Peru’s Inca Trail “isn’t that bad.” I believe ‘moderate fitness’ is the requirement listed on most travel websites.
Well, I’m here to tell you the real story: they’re lying.
Hiking the trail to Machu Picchu was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Continue Reading →
With exquisite cuisine and a slew of outdoor activities, Viamede Resort in Ontario’s Kawarthas makes a kickass weekend getaway. 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 →
A winter getaway to Ontario’s Highlands, just a few hours outside of Toronto. Come wintertime, this natural playground is equipped with outdoor adventure, gastronomy, and maple sugar shacks galore. Continue Reading →
After a two-hour flight from Toronto and I find myself on the islands of South-West Florida. Known as Captiva, Sanibel, and Cabbage Key, these islands encircle central Fort Myers where long white sandy beaches await laid-back, sun-seekers like me. Rich with natural beauty and legendary tales of pirates, poets, and naturists, I set out to explore the region’s best in island hopping adventures.
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Eat less meat. And when you do eat meat, make it count. That’s the mantra at The Butcher & the Vegan, a new Hamilton restaurant specializing in haute vegan cuisine and local farm-to-table meats.
Walking into this ethical eatery, guests feel instantly at ease. The Butcher & the Vegan boasts a casual vibe, complete with mismatched chairs and tables and a welcoming open concept kitchen.
The “butchers” (aka meat-eaters) who have been frequenting the restaurant swear it’s the best filet mignon they’ve ever had. Meanwhile, vegans savour the creative and thoughtfully prepared gourmet options. Continue Reading →