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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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”

Five for your files: North Ireland

Stay: Bushmills Inn. Bushmills is a quaint, classically Irish inn in a lovely town. Serving delicious meals and comforting pints of Guinness by the fire, Bushmills is a fun spot to be (not to mention, about 10 minutes from the Bushmills distillery, a must-visit)

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Bushmills Inn

Stay: Mount Falcon Estate. The luxurious Mount Falcon affords its guests with no shortage of on-site activities (fishing, a driving range, fine dining and of course, a falconry display) but it’s also a wonderfully central place to stay when visiting Northwest Ireland. Continue reading “Five for your files: North Ireland”

More than just beach in Myrtle Beach

Ahhh, South Carolina. Land of hush puppies, great golf, country music and coastal culture.

Myrtle Beach, on the north end of the state’s Atlantic coastline, lives up to all those things – and more, offering tourists from all over beautiful beaches, boardwalk, and any activity you could dream on the sand and under the sun. Continue reading “More than just beach in Myrtle Beach”

NOTL: A getaway not-so-far-away

Often people think the only way to “get away from it all” is to venture into far-off lands for lengthy periods of time, escape the addiction that is our electronic devices and live like nomads. Turns out – at least for the twenty-something “adventurers” we are – all you need for some downtime is often in your own backyard – of your province.

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