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Category: Canada

Montmorency: La légende de la Dame blanche

Everyone has heard of Niagara Falls; they are one of Canada’s biggest tourist draws and a frequent honeymoon destination for…

Chowing down in Toronto (gluten & dairy free)

I’m back in Toronto… specifically, at the University of Toronto. This is the only place in Canada that offers SIYLI…

Where the Wild Things Are

Herman Melville said that artists have to take a dive, and either you hit your head on a rock and…

Those Montréal flood photos that I promised to share

I started writing this post a few days ago; and then, it didn’t seem like the flooding would be as…

Carter’s Beach

The popularity of Carter’s Beach is an example of the power of social media. This beach went from relatively unknown…

Sea Kayaking in Blue Rocks

Blue Rocks is not only beautiful, it’s known as one of the best kayaking spots on the South Shore of…

A little village with blue rocks

Tourists visiting Nova Scotia LOVE to make a beeline for Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage site (and home to the…

Old Town Lunenburg

Lunenburg is one of those places that every visitor to Nova Scotia must see. It’s a short drive from Halifax…

Whose Fort is this Fort? The story behind Fortin du Petit-Sault

This odd shaped building in Edmonston (not to be confused with Edmonton) makes for a quick roadside attraction on your…

A place called Rice Point

There’s no reason for us to be in Rice Point except to explore and see the place where Jack McEachern…

That Place Called Green Gables

Like it or not, Anne of Green Gables is as much a part of Canadian iconography as snow, hockey, maple…

Canada’s smallest province

We arrived on Prince Edward Island during a storm… a rainstorm that caused low visibility and created massive puddles that…

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