From travel tips to itinerary ideas, we answer the questions: Where are the best places to eat? Where are the best places to stay? What are the exciting off the beaten track experiences for dining and destinations?

Poverty Point

Louisiana’s Pyramids

Before Stonehenge, before the pyramid of Cheops, before Chichen Itza, North American natives built mounds in Louisiana. A thriving native culture built North America’s first city at what is known as Poverty Point World Heritage...

New and Exciting in Toronto

Apres Noir, an entertainment behemoth unique to Toronto, unique in the world, is the brainchild of Carlo Parentela, President and GM of Le Jardin Conference & Event Venue. Parentela’s global imagination is as boundless as...
Cup and Saucer Trail, Manitoulin Island

Catching Dreams In Manitoulin

Tassles dangle from a tightly woven dream catcher and gently sway in the breeze. "Do you know what a dream catcher is?” I ask my son. “Do you know where it comes from?” He...
Rural Routes & Dirty Boots

Durham Region: Rural Routes and Dirty Boots

From the historic town of Uxbridge to the lakeside parks of Port Perry and the shore of Whitby, one can discover a veritable beerdom in the heart of Durham Region. The rural routes that...
Canoeing, Algonquin Park

Among The Pines, in Algonquin

"In Algonquin Park...seeing Adam paddle a canoe was like watching poetry in motion. I loved going up there every summer" - Al Waxman from That's What I Am He was so proud as he waved...
Truffle Chart

Italy’s Hidden Treasure

You say Truffle, I say Tartufi. How can something so rare, so expensive, so delicious, so wondrous, come from such humble origins? The truffle is a fungus that grows underground, feeds off the water and...

Nova Scotia Chowder

“Steamy bowls of rich creamy justice” were doled out during the infamous trial of Fred Quimby versus a French waiter on The Simpsons. Is the correct pronunciation: shaow-dare or chowda? Either way, there can...

Prince Edward County: Hidden Gems

Interlaced arts, wine and culinary trails wrap the bounty of the county in epicurean adventure. Breweries, cideries and more than 35 wineries flow from breeze-kissed farmland to Sahara-like sand dunes. Pinot Noir and Chardonnay...
Creole cuisine

Cajun vs. Creole

Cajuns descended from Acadians. Known as The Grand Derangement, they were deported by the British from Eastern Canada and permitted by the French to rural Louisiana. Many traditional dishes were lost due to the...

Kingston: Hidden Gems

Kingston’s dining scene is exploding with diversity. The best way to discover Canada’s first capital is to stay in comfort at the cozy family-run Green Acres Inn, enjoy breakfast in bed, and then make...

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