Archive for the ‘DESTINATIONS’ Category

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, USA MAINLAND, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING | Read More

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska

Scenic Treasures: Sitka, Alaska
By guest blogger George Angus Sitka & Mount Edgecumbe photos Copyright © Jerry Snelling AS YOUR ALASKA AIRLINES jet gently banks you catch a glimpse of Mount Edgecumbe, Fuji-like in its appearance. Your descent takes you closer and closer to an ocean that is as deep a blue as you have ever seen....
July 27th, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, ALASKA | Read More

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage

Amarula: One Jazzy Beverage
AS ONE WOULD expect, the Montréal Jazz Festival is held largely outdoors. The festival layout includes stages for the performers, food and beverage stalls, sports cars on display, an alfresco restaurant serving mainly wine and appetizers and a playground for the kids. Stalls devoted to related fun...
July 11th, 2009 | COFFEE, EXOTIC BEVERAGES, MUSIC, QUEBEC | Read More

Chinatown in Montréal

Chinatown in Montréal
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. CHINATOWN IN MONTRÉAL is a bustling slice of street life. From the happenin’ waterfront, terrace restaurants and cobblestone streets of old Montréal we progressed to Chinatown on foot. The narrow street that turns the corner at Chinatown’s...
July 10th, 2009 | VIDEOS, HEALTH, QUEBEC, STREET LIFE | Read More

Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side

Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side
Reviewed by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND was fast approaching. Living in a new city—no family here, no circle of friends yet—meant it was shaping up to be a boring, lonesome weekend if we didn’t think fast. That’s when...
June 20th, 2009 | Water, ONTARIO | Read More

Bonnybank B&B, Twenty Valley, Ontario

Bonnybank B&B, Twenty Valley, Ontario
Story by Milli Thornton. photos Copyright © 2009 Milli Thornton & Brian Williams, except for the photo of Carla & Cedar which is courtesy of Carla Carlson. Bonnybank Bed & BreakfastBONNYBANK BED & BREAKFAST is a gem set in the vineyards of the Twenty Valley, about twenty minutes from...
June 19th, 2009 | BED & BREAKFAST, ONTARIO | Read More

About Thyme Bistro, Vineland, Ontario

About Thyme Bistro, Vineland, Ontario
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. Milli Thornton at About Thyme BistroVINELAND IS TRUE to name: the countryside’s covered in vineyards and wineries. What else could you possibly order with your gourmet dinner at About Thyme Bistro but a bottle of wine from a local winery? And...
June 18th, 2009 | DINING, ONTARIO | Read More