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 →
1, 2, 3, shake! Cast your vote and have the the ultimate cocktail experience at the largest mixology competition in Canada. MadeWithLove is back in Toronto on April 4th at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex to offer you an extravagant night of creative cocktails. 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 →
A look inside Francobollo Posto Italiano, a new Italian restaurant in North York. Continue Reading →
We head to the snowy hills of Gatineau Park to test the Women’s Revo Ascent Snowshoes from MSR and LiveOutThere.com Continue Reading →
With its beaches, food and drink, arts scene, and quaint country vibe, Prince Edward County is a popular summer destination in Ontario, and one that eagerly welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each season. But The County doesn’t go into hibernation come November. As Eat Drink Travel discovered on a recent winter getaway, the off-season may very well be the precise time to get an authentic sense of what this region has to offer. 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 →
Tequila tastings, white sand, a full-service spa, sublime sunsets, and…(wait for it) child-free! One writer escapes with her squad to Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun in Mexico. Relaxation and shenanigans ensue! Continue Reading →
“I’m not humorless but using sex to sell alcohol is a little trite and boring.” Food writer Robert Hudder gives his two awesome cents on booze marketing…as well as some unconventional Valentine’s Day cocktail ideas. Continue Reading →
Profiles badass travellers who inspire us. Meet Victoria Gonzalez, our Wanderer of the Week! 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 →
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 →
A look inside Chef Nick Brodie’s kitchen at the luxurious Llangoed Hall in Wales, where he turns freshly foraged food into an exquisite feast. Continue Reading →
The results are in! After a comprehensive taste test across the city, here are our top vegan cheese dishes in Toronto. 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 →