Escape to Mont Tremblant

February 18, 2015 1:57 pm
The view from atop Mont Tremblant.

If you ask me, January and February are the hardest months of the year to get through. Not only is all the hype from the holidays over, but the snow and slush on the roads make getting around town a huge headache! I have experienced my fair share of winters in […]

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Disney Dreaming

February 6, 2015 12:59 pm
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When it comes to creating an extraordinary world of escape, there is nobody who does it better than Disney. Whether you are nine or 90, it is impossible to come away from a Disney experience and not be amazed by it, even awestruck, and completely relaxed and renewed. Disney has […]

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Make Every Day Sun Day in Clearwater and St. Petersburg, Florida

February 2, 2015 3:04 pm
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Photo courtesy of Visit St. Petersburg & Clearwater If dreams of daytime highs of +24 instead of -24 or visions of sandy beaches are occupying your mind, then it’s definitely time to take your wind-chilled heart south. Sun, fun and beautiful beaches that will surpass your dreams await you in […]

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Loyalist, Welcome Home

January 22, 2015 1:34 pm
Entrance to the Loyalist Golf and Country Club.

Nestled in the quaint town of Bath, Ontario, the Loyalist community is home to picturesque golf landscapes, a great boating and fishing culture and a neighbourhood vibe that just simply cannot be found elsewhere. Many choose to make Loyalist their permanent residence due to its proximity to Ottawa, Kingston and […]

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Italian Retreat

January 12, 2015 3:30 pm
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When we think of Italy urban centres like Florence, Rome and Milan probably spring to mind. But leave the hustle and bustle behind, slow down and soak up life and the beauty and tranquility of Italian village life. Tranquil Tuscany Located 15 minutes from the medieval city of Siena, there’s […]

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Magnifique Martinique

January 7, 2015 1:10 pm
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If you are a traveller, you’ll love Martinique. This idyllic beautiful island sits just north of St. Lucia in the Caribbean Sea. The Dutch, English and Portuguese all wanted this tiny island, but it was the French who prevailed. Consequently, French is spoken everywhere. Words do not fly off the […]

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The Ardennes in Belgium

December 16, 2014 2:33 pm
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Featured Image: Wikipedia The interest in the exploits and sacrifices of Canadian soldiers and other allied veterans on the battlegrounds of Europe is increasing as the veterans of WW2 continue to shrink with each passing year. We wanted to take a trip allowing us to spend a week leisurely travelling […]

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A Piece of Renovated Paradise

December 11, 2014 10:19 am
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Dreaming about your feet sinking into warm sand, instead of numbing snow? Meliã Nassau Beach is the vacation location for you. Meliã Hotels International, one of the largest resort hotel companies in the world, has just updated its Meliã Nassau Beach resort in the Bahamas, making an already luxurious experience […]

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Lake Tahoe–America’s Backyard Wants You to Come Play

October 27, 2014 3:00 pm
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Ever enjoyed an afternoon in the sun at Meech Lake? Maybe you have ridden there by bike, hit the slopes at nearby Camp Fortune, zip-lined at the aerial park or visited Chelsea for a meal or to meander through art galleries. Now, imagine if Meech Lake was the largest alpine […]

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The Cosmopolitan Hotel Toronto: A Fantastic Escape in the Heart of Toronto

August 28, 2014 3:30 pm
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Toronto is a great city and there is no doubt that it has some fine hotels. The key to a stay in the Big Smoke is location and you definitely want to stay central for easy access to the subway to head to great areas like Bloor West, Danforth or […]

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Destination Weddings Made Easy

July 15, 2014 9:23 am
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For many, their wedding day is something they think and fantasize about from a young age. Exotique Weddings is here to make sure that all of those dreams become a reality. Venturing out to some of the most romantic locations, they specialize in destination weddings and ensure that the most […]

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Medieval Villages of the French Riviera: Saint-Paul de Vence and Èze

July 14, 2014 2:18 pm
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(visited in May 2014) There is no doubt that French Riviera (la Côte d’Azur) is a hallmark of beauty in many things: architecture, design, views, people, food, and history. During my second visit to the region, I engaged a local tourist guide Boba (www.yourguideboba.com) to personalize my visit. What a […]

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Making Your Dream Vacation a Reality

June 24, 2014 9:27 am
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Last Wednesday, June 11, Onkar Travels released new brochures available for travel agencies and companies for their new season (October – March). Hosted at Indian restaurant, Aahar on Churchill Avenue, the buffet dinner was delicious before everyone settled in to learn of all the travel opportunities Onkar has to offer. […]

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Extreme Colorado

June 11, 2014 1:30 pm
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If you just want to see the Rocky Mountains, stay home and look at a picture. If you want to experience them the way they are meant to be experienced, get a helmet, grab a guide and get ready for an extreme adventure. Colorado is the destination for rafting, rock […]

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LutherCountry

June 10, 2014 12:30 pm
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Images: Wikipedia & visit-luther.com Martin Luther, Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Frideric Handel, writers Goethe and Schiller … all are well-known German cultural icons. However, what is less known, is that they all come from the same general region of Deutschland: the area currently known as LutherCountry. Two states, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia […]

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Inspiring Korea

June 3, 2014 2:00 pm
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Korea is a vibrant place. It has modernized itself over the past 50 years while still maintaining a strong flair for its traditional culture. Many of the country’s tourist attractions focus on feeding one’s well-being, be it physical or spiritual. There is phenomenal food to nourish your appetite and there […]

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Céad Mile Fáilte: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

May 30, 2014 9:48 am
A view of the port city of Cobh with The Cathedral of Saint Colman in the background.

I’m of Irish descent and like millions of other Irish Canadians, the pull towards visiting my ancestral homeland has always been strong. My great great grandparents came to Canada from Waterford in County Cork in the mid-18th century at the height of the potato famine and my Irish heritage has […]

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