Luggage Buying Tips

Here are some luggage ideas from manufacturer/Distributor The Holiday Group. I’m going to China soon. I don’t want to be the “Over Packer”! Smart Luggage traveller: Travelpro For those who need to keep charged on the go, technology enhanced luggage … Continue reading

Cool Swazi Music Overview

This coverage of Swazi music by CNN is great. Check it out!

Get Best Flight Prices this Summer

Thinking about your summer travel plans? I just discovered the cheapflights.ca website that has all sorts of info about when to buy airline tickets. Generally, they advise 4-5 months in advance for the best fares. Most expensive time just about … Continue reading

Cape Breton, A Place to Lose Your Heart!

This summer I went to Cape Breton after not being there since I was a teenager. It felt so good to go back. What a magical place! Check out my story in Culture Magazin …Cape Breton’s Cultural Tapestry And here … Continue reading

Loving Syracuse

Even though it’s only around a 4-hour drive from Toronto, Syracuse is a city I had never visited. This former stop on the Erie Canal, a shipping life-line that connected Albany, NY to Buffalo and connected to the Great Lakes, … Continue reading

Philadelphia: How does your garden grow?

I lived in Philadelphia 10 years ago and loved it. This year, I went back for the first time. I was nervous. Would it have changed? Would it have enough new (and old) places to explore and keep me busy? … Continue reading

APPLE OF MY EYE: Come October, from Creemore to Meaford, the shiny red fruit is ripe for the picking.

There is nothing more glorious than a colourful fall day in the country. I know this because I recently took a trip to the south shore of Georgian Bay and into the Beaver Valley. We were following the Apple Pie … Continue reading

Pet-Friendly Philly

The city of furry love! I felt it when I lived there and took my dog to a weekly Yappy Hour in Fairmont Park. Fun. Just got this press release in and it is so great, I thought I’d share … Continue reading

The Magical Eastern Townships of Quebec

Drive 90 minutes southeast of Montreal and you’ll come to a magical kingdom dotted with storybook villages. The Eastern Townships is a place I never tire of visiting. It’s where I once celebrated a milestone birthday in the dead of … Continue reading

Tips to Book Flights Smarter!

I came across this article in Money Sense magazine, Booking Mistakes to Avoid …some great advice and ways to save on costly blunders. Good stuff!