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...

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...

Party Time on Trinidad & Tobago

The sister islands annual February Carnival is the biggest bash in the Caribbean. “Bank a lot of sleep and bring along a set of throw-away clothes.“ This was the advice I was given by my Trinidad host ...

Grape Expectations

Nova Scotia’s growing collection of first class wineries is poised to become Canada’s newest wine router When I think of Canada’s best known wine producing areas that have become major tourist destinatio...

Adirondack Retreat

Mirror Lake Inn is a magnet that pulls you back to Lake Placid year after year. A few black and white pictures in my family’s photograph album show a young girl at Santa’s Village on Whiteface Mountain in ...

One Enchanted Island

Atlantic Canada is blessed with the unsurpassed beauty and unique character of Cape Breton Island. When world-renowned telephone inventor, Alexander Graham Bell, elected to build a summer estate on Cape Bre...