Hampshire County: The Other Side of Massachusetts

Here’s why you need to travel to Hampshire County, “the other side of Massachusetts.” Massachusetts is so much more than Boston. While Boston is a fabulous city, I’m drawn to the small towns. How about you? And when they’re within a stone’s throw of gorgeous natural scenery, it’s even better. This is essentially Hampshire County in a nutshell. It’s a … Read More

Ontario’s Highlands: Embracing Your Inner Wanderer

Ontario’s Highlands and Lanark County are the perfect place to #ComeWander. As travellers, we all love to wander. Exploring the obscure. Stumbling upon the unfamiliar. Seeking the unknown. It’s all part of the adventure. As I discovered, Ontario’s Highlands is a region that will surprise you. Out of the 13 Regional Tourism Organizations in Ontario, Ontario’s Highlands is the only … Read More

Husavik Travel Guide – Day Trip to Husavik Iceland

Take a detour from the Ring Road for a day in Husavik. Husavik is a charming small town that’s best known as the whale watching capital of Iceland. We ventured there on a day trip while traveling between Lake Myvatn and Akureyri. While whale watching tours are the main reason why many people visit Husavik, it’s worth spending more time … Read More

Doge’s Palace Secret Itineraries Tour Venice

Discover the secret world inside the Doge’s Palace. Learn about this fascinating history. If you’re visiting Venice, you’ll certainly want to spend some time in one of the most popular areas. While I do enjoy wandering to the lesser known spots, sometimes you have to see the famous tourist traps. There’s a reason why they are so beloved, and usually … Read More

Finding Heritage and Wellness at a Quebec City Monastery

Old becomes new again: how a Quebec City monastery is transformed into a modern wellness center, while its history and legacy remains in tact. I’m about to share one of Quebec City’s best kept secrets with you. Le Monastère des Augustines is tucked down a quiet side street in Old Quebec. Once you discover it, you may went to spend … Read More

Pompeii Exhibition at the ROM in Toronto

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We recently arrived back from Italy, and a little part of Italy seemed to travel back to Canada with us! Just a couple of weeks ago, Justin and I were exploring the ancient city of Pompeii. We strolled up and down the uneven cobblestone roads of the town, meandering through each building and structure. At every turn, we were making … Read More

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