Taking “The Ocean” to Halifax

VIA Rail’s Easterly Class is a perfect beginning for a trip to Halifax for this summer’s festivals and attractions - including the popular Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo The last time I took a ...

A Nova Scotia getaway

Digby Pines Resort is one of Atlantic Canada’s finest vacation destinations During a long-ago road trip to the Maritimes I sped through Digby, N.S. in a tight race to make the car ferry that takes pass...

Bruny Surin – a worthy Olympic Champion

Standing in the lobby of Carrefour Multisports, I saw Bruny Surin before he saw me. He’s been retired from competitive running for five years, but still moves with an athlete’s grace. I stepped forward to intro...

In the swing in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is one of the best value golf destinations in Florida. I’ll admit it straight away. When it comes to golf in the Daytona Beach area, I’m biased. As a golf addict, I’ve been fortunate enough to hi...

Portugal’s “undiscovered” Algarve

Portugal's “eastern” Algarve is a quieter vacation frontier well worth exploring. Sometimes you can't see the forest for the trees which is why Portugal's eastern Algarve escaped my radar screen for f...