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Recent Posts

VIDEO: Quebec City in Winter – The Magic of Snow and Ice
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A video compilation of our travels to Quebec City in winter. To say that we had an amazing time in Quebec City is a huge understatement. This was our third visit there, and we absolutely adore it. Every time we go, we find new reasons to fall in love. I love the familiarity of Quebec City now. Have you ever … Read More

Things to Do in Ottawa in Winter
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Don’t let the cold weather get you down! There are lots of things to do in Ottawa in winter. Before my recent travels to Ottawa, I’d visited a couple of times in the past. Even though it was my third trip to Ottawa, I really hadn’t spent much time there. Not as an adult, anyway. My first trip to Ottawa … Read More

How to Survive a Night at the Quebec Ice Hotel
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It’s one of those dreamy bucket list items. Check into the Quebec Ice Hotel! The Quebec Ice Hotel, otherwise known as Hotel de Glace, is a magical world of snow and ice. You can spend the day or stay the night in an ice room of your very own. There’s really nothing like staying overnight at an ice hotel. Hotel … Read More

Why You Must Experience the Quebec Winter Carnival
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It’s the ultimate winter celebration! Quebec Winter Carnival is one of the world’s largest winter celebrations. After all, if you’re going to live in a place that’s buried beneath snow and ice for part of the year, why not embrace it? Between participating in fun activities to marveling at the beautiful ice sculptures and picturesque snowy scenes, there are many … Read More

Reasons to Fall in Love with Las Alamandas Mexico
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A secluded, romantic resort on a nature preserve, alongside private beaches. You’ll fall in love. Waking up at Las Alamandas Mexico everyday was like awakening into a dream. I fell asleep each night to the sounds of crashing waves. I’d awaken to those same soothing ocean mantras, as slivers of daylight trickled through the shutters into our room. The endless … Read More

Iceland Whale Watching Tour with North Sailing Husavik
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Husavik is one of the best places in Iceland to go whale watching. We were about halfway through our two-week journey around Iceland when we reached the sleepy town of Húsavík. Our primary reason for traveling to Husavik was to embark on a whale watching tour. Did you know that Iceland is one of the top 10 places in the … Read More

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