Why You Need To Drop It All And Head to The Canadian Rockies

Why You Need To Drop It All And Head to The Canadian Rockies
Social Media, 24-hour news, radio and on the pulse reporting has made daily life very noisy.  More traffic on the roads, more people hitting the town and the loss of weekly family time means we have disconnected from nature and been drawn into technology.  People spend more time looking down at their phones than they do up at the stars. (more…)

The Best Things to do in Lively Montreal, Quebec

The Best Things to do in Lively Montreal, Quebec
If you love the arts, festivals, good food, and simply enjoying life, you have to visit Montreal, the largest city in Quebec. The mix of French and English creates a unique cultural mash-up of European and North American influences throughout the city. The Quebecois people are one of the best parts of Montreal, as they personify the joie de vivre. After leaving your bags at one of the many hotels in Montreal, head out to explore this

48 Hours In Victoria, British Columbia

48 Hours In Victoria, British Columbia
Victoria in British Columbia, Canada is a beautiful and fascinating city. There is something for everyone. There is amazing food to be savoured and stunning nature to be seen. It is full of culture, history and charm. 48 hours are surely not enough to get to know this city but you will get a chance to return home satisfied and will be longing to come back to explore some more.  (more…)

Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria, British Columbia

Craigdarroch Castle is a Victorian experience and a good example of the massive houses built for entrepreneurs who became wealthy during the industrial age. In this case, it was coal baron Robert Dunsmuir, a Scottish immigrant who made his fortune from Vancouver Island coal. The immense fortune of the Dunsmuir family is reflected in the four floors of intricate stained glass windows, complex woodwork and luxurious Victorian-era furnishings. The Castle gives visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s. (more…)

Afternoon Tea at The Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria BC

When we told our landlord/housemate that we were heading to Victoria BC for two days, she suggested to go have tea at the Empress Hotel. She said it was in her bucket list. I, a lover of tea and all things British, looked up this event online right away and knew I had to experience it. It was definitely a splurge, but one I thought might be worth it, especially since we were going to

My Favorite Ski Resort Town: Whistler, BC Canada

Since I was a little girl, my family took me skiing. We used to go to Vail, Colorado for many years. One year, they decided to try a new place: Whistler in BC, Canada. We all fell in love with it. The mountain, the trails, the town, the restaurants, the shopping, everything was great. So we kept going every year. (more…)