Tag: winter

Freestyle Swimming in Snow at -20C

Freestyle Swimming in snow AT -20C

After a big winter storm we have piles of clean puffy snow at the backyard, so Jonathan decided to snow swim… Watch his diving and freestyle swimming attempts to beat the weather! Snow swimming

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Greetings from Barbietown North!

Barbie Fashion show | Winter 2019

After a major snow storm, the Barbies wanted new outfits to stay warm in the freezing cold weather. So we created a new Barbie fashion line. They quite enjoyed trying their coats and sweaters and playing in the snow. Some even attempted the daring feat of climbing trees. After a long photo shoot, the whole […]

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Barbados Festivals 2019

THE HOLETOWN FESTIVAL Barbados | Feb. 10-17, 2019 Website: http://www.holetownfestivalbarbados.org The Holetown Festival takes place in Holetown, Barbados, and celebrates the arrival of Holetown’s first settlers on Feb. 17, 1627. The week-long celebration occurs every year in mid-February and includes activities that showcase the culture and traditions of Barbados. Events include folk singing and dancing, sports […]

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Maho Beach Sint Maarten

Where to stay in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten?

Where to stay in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten? Many hotels and guesthouses in Philipsburg are back to normal, after the year of renovations from the devastating hurricanes Irma and Maria that hit the island in September 2017. The Top choices on the island are the  The Pasanggrahan Royal Boutique Hotel and The Holland House, both located on […]

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SCUBA Diving in Montserrat photo collage

SCUBA Diving in Montserrat West Indies

SCUBA Diving in Montserrat West Indies Here are some old and new photos from my SCUBA Dives in shores of little Island of Montserrat, British West Indies.                            

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Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube!

Noreen Young’s “Under the Umbrella Tree” now on YouTube Gloria the Gopher, from CBC’s vintage “Under the Umbrella Tree” children’s series, is very happy to tell everybody that she and her friends Holly, Iggy the Iguana and Jacob Blue Jay, are now streaming on Canada Media Fund’s new channel, Encore+ on YouTube.  This is a […]

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57th Annual CAN-AM Days in Myrtle Beach

57th Annual Can-Am Days with Discounts for Canadian Visitors Myrtle Beach Area Offering Steep Discounts to Canadian Travelers During the Spring to Help “Offset” Difference in Canadian Exchange Rate Though the 57th annual Canadian-American Festival lasts just one week – March 10 – 18, 2018 – select Myrtle Beach area hotels, merchants and attractions are […]

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Mother and kids in Collingwood village at night

Weekend Getaways – Blue Mountain Resort and the Westin Trillium House

Westin Trillium House-Blue Mountain Resort It takes about two hours o drive from downtown Toronto to Blue Mountain Resort and it is completely worth it. As we checked into the Westin Trillium House, we were amazed by the small village feel of the Blue Mountain resort. After checking into our beautiful room we headed straight to […]

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Winter escapes in The Palm Beaches

Winter escapes in The Palm Beaches Visitors looking for a sunny and exciting break from snowstorms, icy roads and freezing temperatures will find their happy place in a T-shirt-and-shorts getaway to The Palm Beaches. With more than 75 kilometres of pristine beaches, an expansive selection of luxurious accommodations and restaurants, as well as cultural, entertainment […]

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Woman in warm waters of Blue Lagoon

Exploring Iceland and Beyond

Vancouver, January 17th, 2018 – Iceland is one of the world’s most captivating destinations. Each year millions of travellers discover its dramatic landscapes, natural wonders and eclectic Viking culture. But Iceland’s rise in popularity has not been without growing pains. Access, infrastructure and a lack of imaginative itineraries are all beginning to impact the visitor experience. […]

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