Walking in a spring wonderland

There is something so much more beautiful about snow in the country; always looking crisper and cleaner. And even during what is typically a messy spring thaw, an uncharacteristically chilly March weekend made the melting ice and snow look picturesque.

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St. Kitts & Nevis: An authentic Caribbean experience

Compared to many other Caribbean destinations that travellers have visited time and again, St. Kitts and Nevis – about three hours south of Miami – is different. The “authentic” Caribbean experience (at least, as described by many locals in the tourism industry) is one of delicious, local dining options, undisturbed beaches, small-town flare, and a relaxed vibe.

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Winter hiking in Gatineau Park

Ahhh, winter. There’s snow, sleet, slush… but winter can be so much more than just the messiness that comes along with this time of year. Proof? A mild February Saturday afternoon spent hiking in Gatineau Park.

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Cape Breton

Cape Breton: Small island, big character

What Cape Breton lacks in size, it makes up for in character.

The island is easily accessible from most major cities in Canada, and increasingly from the northeastern United States. And although the natural beauty, national parks, fine dining, and warm hospitality has always been there, it’s a destination whose worldly profile has increased in the last two years thanks in large part to the tremendous golf destination – Cabot Links. Continue reading “Cape Breton: Small island, big character”

24h in Montreal

Each time we visit Montreal, we try to go to new places as well as visit steadfast favourites. This surprise trip — an early birthday present — was no different.

There are so many amazing things to see, do, and eat in the city and, with only 24 hours, we kept busy. Check out some of our highlights below, including: Continue reading “24h in Montreal”

Five for your files: Cabo San Lucas

Stay: Riu Palace Los Cabos – a fairly typical all-inclusive resort, but an incredible pool and views of the ocean make this a notch above the rest. Continue reading “Five for your files: Cabo San Lucas”