Canada

Montreal’s Famous Bagels – Where to Find Them and What Makes Them Special
Montreal’s Famous Bagels – Where to Find Them and What Makes Them Special

Montreal’s Famous Bagels – Where to Find Them and What Makes Them Special

Montreal is not the first place that comes to mind for most people when it comes to great bagels. For me, it’s New York, or that fabulous place I discovered in Cleveland a while back. But that just shows you…

Why Stay at this Historic Boutique Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta
Why Stay at this Historic Boutique Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta

Why Stay at this Historic Boutique Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta

When we travel, we enjoy staying in boutique hotels. We’ve found that they offer the intimacy of a bed & breakfast without that conspicuous guest feeling. Yet the limited room capacity of a boutique hotel — often less than 100…

Quebec’s Magdalen Islands Make for a Cool Summer Getaway
Quebec’s Magdalen Islands Make for a Cool Summer Getaway

Quebec’s Magdalen Islands Make for a Cool Summer Getaway

The Magdalen Islands are a remote series of colorful wind-swept sand dunes in the middle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, a beautiful under-the-radar destination visited by few Canadians and fewer Americans each year. So when the heat of the…

Visiting Montreal’s Beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica
Visiting Montreal’s Beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica

Visiting Montreal’s Beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica

Montreal ranks as one of my top five North American cities for so many reasons — the food, the language and culture, the fashions and the history. Possibly my most favorite site in Montreal is the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica.…

Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia
Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia

Vancouver to Whistler on the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia

The Sea to Sky Highway is a 75 mile (121 kilometers) drive from Vancouver BC to Whistler, BC. The scenery is spectacular with views of Howe Sound and the Coastal Mountains of the western Cascade. And there’s plenty to see…