Tag: vacation

Outpost Lodge Northern Ontario

Outpost Lodge- fishing dream in Ontario

I am not a big fan of fishing, but the idea of spending couple days in the remote location on the lake after a busy time period got me going. Porter took me as far as Sault Ste. Marie and from there – car ride…  A bit of background for you. The Outpost Lodge is […]

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Barbados activities in 2019

Barbados Festivals Barbados IslandFit Games (May 10-11): IslandFit Games is one of the largest functional fitness competitions in the Caribbean. It provides an opportunity for athletes from all over to test their fitness against fellow athletes. Ninja Throwdown (May 11): The Ninja Throwdown is modeled off the “American Ninja Warrior” series and includes unique local twists. It’s the […]

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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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Old Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun native place in Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun Native Place in Shaoxing, China Zhou Shuren (Pen Name; Lu Xun), one of the most influential thinkers in East Asia during the 20th century,  the spirit of modern China, plays a large part in the forming of the modern China we know today. He had sound knowledge in writing, translation and the fine […]

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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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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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Palm Beaches: Arts and Entertainment

Festivals, Films and Famous Names Fill Calendar, January – June 2018 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2018) — Along with 47 miles of pristine Atlantic Ocean beaches and an abundance of sunshine, The Palm Beaches in South Florida are home to a diverse and robust arts and entertainment scene. The Palm Beaches boast more […]

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