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Calgary Stampede – Fun & Food

Calgary Stampede – Fun & Food

We are full swing into Calgary Stampede time!  Stampede started this past weekend as it has continuously since 1912! The kick-off parade was the Friday following Canada Day (July 1). You have the next ten days to release your inner cowboy or cowgirl, dust off […]

St. Lawrence Market – The Food

St. Lawrence Market – The Food

I hope everyone had a great weekend and, if you’re in Canada or the United States, a great long weekend! Today is a day off work in Canada because Canada Day, July 1, fell on a Saturday this year. Our neighbours to the south (and […]

Exploring Oslo

Exploring Oslo

A long desired trip to Reykjavik, Iceland gave Pete and I the opportunity to do a two-for. Iceland Air’s insanely cheap flight offer was too good to pass up. The added bonus was that we could book the Reykjavik trip as a “stop-over” and add […]

La Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo Jousting Match)

La Giostra del Saracino (Arezzo Jousting Match)

Happy Victoria Day, Canada! I hope everyone is enjoying the day off! If you’re wondering what to do next month (or in September), here is something to put on your “must see” list! The good news? There’s still time to book your trip to Italy! […]

Tea for Two

Tea for Two

When you think of Britain, you think of the Queen, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Downton Abbey and James Bond, to name a few things in no particular order. When it comes to food, the Ploughman’s […]

Scary Monsters (Bomarzo Monster Park)

Scary Monsters (Bomarzo Monster Park)

I have to admit to a little false advertising here. While the park in Bomarzo is often referred to as the Bomarzo Monster Park, as well as Parco dei Mostri (Park of Monsters) and the Bosco Sacro (Sacred Woods), there is nothing scary about it. […]