Category Archives: Destinations

Top 10 Destinations for Canadian this Summer

Food for thought from Virtuoso… But, I wonder how many Canadians, instead of going abroad, are going to explore their own country? After all, it is Canada’s 150th birthday this year! NEW YORK (May 17, 2017) – International luxury travel … Continue reading

Best Countries for Women Working Abroad

From InterNations Insider’s Survey Hungary and Bahrain prove great locations for expat women who want to work abroad, but Luxembourg, Taiwan, and Germany top the chart An above-average share of women worry about the cost of living and taxation abroad … Continue reading

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

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

Wineries, shops and nature in Jordan, Ontario

I was recently part of a Society of American Travel Writers, Canadian Chapter outing to Jordan, Ont. It was fantastic! 28 wineries, gorgeous peaches and tender fruit, lovely restaurants with home-grown produce and very friendly, welcoming residents. I highly recommend … Continue reading

Viamede Resort’s Upscale Cottage-y Experience

Viamede Resort, in Ontario’s Kawartha Lakes district, is the place to be this hot summer. Check out my story in Culture Magazin… It was fun to go in spring, as well. Here are some shots…