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 Monast√®re des Augustines is tucked down a quiet side street in Old Quebec. Once you discover it, you may went to spend … Read More

An Underground Tour of Rome: Crypts and Catacombs

Roaming the streets of Rome is only exploring the tip of the iceberg. There are layers built upon layers spanning thousands of years from the beginnings of the ancient Roman civilization. When you visit Rome and take a stroll around the streets, there’s a great deal of history beneath where you’re walking, too. One of my favorite parts of visiting … Read More

Amalfi Coast Adventures with Lovely Amalfi Coast Tours

We spent our day traveling around the Amalfi Coast, and it was certainly one of our most memorable travel adventures. Justin and I booked a tour with Lovely Amalfi Coast Tours. There are a number of tours in this region featured on their website, which cater to guests staying in the region or traveling from cruise ships. We had researched … Read More

Tea House at the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple Mississauga

There’s a little known place in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada where you can find fresh fruit tea and delicious vegetarian meals in a peaceful environment. It isn’t advertised at all, there’s barely a mention of it on their official website, and there’s no outdoor signage for it. Step inside the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple Mississauga and you’ll find a quaint … Read More

Notre Dame de Quebec Cathedral-Basilica and the Holy Door

Neither Justin or I are religious in any way, nor do we practice any particular faith. However, religious buildings can be such beautiful, historical places and Notre Dame de Quebec was no exception. The church was celebrating its 350th anniversary when we visited, making it the oldest of all parishes in North America, north of Mexico. History of Notre Dame … Read More