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Grand River “Champion of Champions” PowWow

I love a pow wow and the Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow is one of the best. Held the fourth weekend of July outside of Brantford, Ont., at the Chiefswood Tent & Trailer Park on Six Nations land, … Continue reading

Iles de la Madeleine, Lobster Capital of Quebec

I can now tick off a place on my bucket list! Shaped like a fish hook, the Iles de la Madeleine are part of Quebec, but closer to Prince Edward Island. I flew in from Quebec City and it took … Continue reading

Canada’s Most Fab Galleries

AtelierGalerieDanielFroment copy Here’s a list I did for USA Today’s 10Best list on some of Canada’s most fantastic art galleries. We have a lot to choose from, but I think these are the best, most accessible and diverse public offerings … Continue reading

Happy Cheese Trails

My husband Steve calls me a mouse. Why? I love cheese! Oxford County, an hour’s drive west of Toronto is cheese heaven and they even have a designated trail dedicated to this amazing dairy product. Dotted with amazing cheese producers, … Continue reading

Cool Swazi Music Overview

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

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

Blind Love in Quebec

Quebec Tourism has made one of the best promotional videos I’ve seen in a long time. Sweet!

Sand Hill Cranes

Fabulous shot of Sand Hill Cranes by my friend travel writer/photographer Karin Leperi. This was taken in Bosque del Apache, USA last year. She’s in Nebraska right now getting ready for the Sand Hill Cranes migration stop as they head … Continue reading

MEGA RELIGION: Prophets & Demons

When I lived in Accra, I would see church after church. They were along the ‘mega’ style I’ve seen in North America. Large. Some were on main streets, others on dirt roads in back alleys. I’d also see billboards featuring … Continue reading

Women’s Economic Empowerment Projects in Volta Region

Our Kadjebi project tour included the Crossroads International Women’s Economic Empowerment projects palm oil and gari producing facilities. Palm oil was first up. The dry season made it rather quiet at the site. Three women showed us the equipment and … Continue reading