Archive for the ‘CANADA’ Category

Nitobe Memorial Garden, Vancouver, Canada

Nitobe Memorial Garden, Vancouver, Canada
Text & photos © Catherine Nichols Imagine a place where it’s bumper-to-bumper traffic for the better part of most days and evenings in the summer. The tourists have descended on your city and there’s nowhere to escape. It takes you 30 minutes to get anywhere (at a minimum), and you just want...
November 4th, 2016 | BRITISH COLUMBIA, GARDENS & PARKS, STAFF | Read More

Memories of Christmas Past in Canada’s North

Memories of Christmas Past in Canada’s North
Story by staff writer Lisa Carter. Photos © Jon Lee, Gail Leonardis & Raymond McEwen. Feature photo © Jon Lee. WHEN I THINK about Christmas as a child in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, north of the 60th parallel in Canada’s Arctic, I actually think of warmth more than cold. Certainly...
December 17th, 2011 | CANADA, DINING, MEMORIES, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STAFF | Read More

Niagara in November

Niagara in November
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. THE FIRST TIME I saw Niagara Falls it was during the summer months. I never gave a thought as to how it would look during the colder months—it just seemed like a summer activity. But when my mother-in-law Sandi came to spend Thanksgiving...
December 2nd, 2011 | ★ Rewind 4, ONTARIO, Scenic Wonders, STAFF, Water | Read More

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto

Le Petit Dejeuner: Funky Cafe in Vibrant Downtown Toronto
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Lisa Carter. LE PETIT DEJEUNER on East King Street, Toronto, in the Canadian province of Ontario, is exactly the kind of funky café I love to stumble across whenever I’m the new kid in town. Not only for the food and coffee but for strategic location,...
August 29th, 2011 | COFFEE, DINING, ONTARIO, STAFF | Read More

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Snared by the Charms of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
By guest blogger Patti Larsen. Photos Copyright © Patti Larsen WELCOME TO MY garden home on the East Coast of Canada! Charlottetown is the capital of the smallest province, Prince Edward Island, cradled between the Northumberland Strait and the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Maine. Character actor –...
August 18th, 2011 | CANADA, GUEST BLOGGERS, ISLANDS | Read More

Serene Gardens on Georgian Bay

Serene Gardens on Georgian Bay
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Jacquie Black. SPRING IS TRYING to sprung around here, so I decided to do an “auspicious good fortune” (as they say in feng shui) abundance-of-nature story to bring good luck and speedy improvement. The garden at Beacon Shore on Georgian...
April 15th, 2011 | Feng Shui, GARDENS & PARKS, ONTARIO | Read More

Review: Cheaptickets.com Vacation Package

Review: Cheaptickets.com Vacation Package
Reviewed by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. THERE ARE SO many discount travel sites on the Web these days, it can be overwhelming trying to single one out. BookingBuddy, Orbitz, Expedia, Kayak, Priceline . . . and those are just some of the big guys we’ve all heard of. My solution...
April 2nd, 2011 | DEALS, FINANCES, HOTELS & MOTELS, QUEBEC, Reviews | Read More