The best flights to Canada? Air Transat Review

The best flights to Canada? Air Transat Review

If you read my blog regularly I’m sure you will have noticed my love of Canada. It’s a fabulous country with many exciting cities, stunning landscapes and warm and welcoming people. I’ve flown there with several different airlines, many more than...
Top 15 things to do, eat and drink in Toronto

Top 15 things to do, eat and drink in Toronto

This article is brought to you in collaboration with Expedia.ca. Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, is a dynamic city on the shores of Lake Ontario, with a thriving food and drink scene and numerous world-class attractions and quirky neighbourhoods that...
When is the best time of year to visit Canada?

When is the best time of year to visit Canada?

The short answer? Any time of year is the best time to visit Canada. In December you’ll find fabulous Christmas markets such as Toronto’s Distillery District’s and, of course, Canada’s wild landscapes look spectacular covered in snow. Come...
Dazzling winter scenes of Lake Superior on the Trans-Canada Highway

Dazzling winter scenes of Lake Superior on the Trans-Canada Highway

As the sun sinks low in the sky, a soft warm light falls on the trees that edge the shore of this mighty lake. The frozen water is covered in freshly fallen snow. It stretches out before me like an icy canvas in pastel shades of blue and lilac. Flecks of pink edge the...
Top 20 cities in Canada for the best food and drink

Top 20 cities in Canada for the best food and drink

My first visit to Canada started in Victoria and I quickly discovered two things: Canadians are amongst the friendliest people on earth and they know how to eat well. It was here that my love for Canada and Canadian cuisine first blossomed. On my second visit, I...
How to spend the perfect day in St Andrews By-the-Sea

How to spend the perfect day in St Andrews By-the-Sea

On a gloriously sunny day in June, I wander down Water Street, passing boutiques, art galleries and quaint cafes. Having spent the previous day exploring the untamed islands of Passamaquoddy Bay by car, foot and kayak, I am looking forward to finding out more about...
Passamaquoddy Bay – fabulous day trips from Saint John

Passamaquoddy Bay – fabulous day trips from Saint John

The rhythmic splashing of the oars through the still waters is such a soothing sound. Today, Passamaquoddy Bay is at rest, basking in the sunlight. With infinite blue skies above us, we paddle through the calm sea, passing rugged, pine-clad islands. At this moment...
Where and what to eat and drink in Saint John, New Brunswick

Where and what to eat and drink in Saint John, New Brunswick

When I visited Saint John earlier this year I had no idea what a gastronomic treat I was in for. As I expected, I found fresh and tasty seafood, but I also discovered delicious curries, excellent craft beers and ciders, and melt-in-the-mouth desserts. I left Canada...
Saint John, a vibrant city where continents collide

Saint John, a vibrant city where continents collide

On a beautiful June morning, having put on my harness and safety helmet, I climb the stairs of a tall tower by the Saint John River. My companion, Jillian, from the local tourism board, is looking very nervous and I’m not feeling particularly confident myself....

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