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Boutique Hotel Luxury at Montreal’s St Martin Hotel Particulier: Hotel Review

Romantic and modern, ultra chic and sophisticated, Le St Martin Hotel Particulier sits in the heart of Montreal, offering a haven of comfort and charm when visiting Canada’s second largest city. An unexpected green oasis greeted me as I arrived at the entrance to the hotel…it felt more like I was entering a botanical garden … Continue reading

North is the new South at Ottawa’s SmoQue Shack BBQ Restaurant

North is the new South at Ottawa’s SmoQue Shack If sauce dripping flavours and slow cooked goodness is what you are looking for, let me introduce you to SmoQue Shack – Ottawa’s answer to southern cuisine.  You will find them in the Byward Market on York St.  Don’t blink or you will miss the restaurant … Continue reading

TDBL Roundup – June 2013

TBEX With TBEX landing in Toronto, there has been no shortage of Canadian pride swelling in the hearts of my fellow bloggers.  Here’s why I am proud to be Canadian.  I also loved Hecktic Travels rendition of why they are proud to be Canadian. TBEX links: Photo Essay: Escape Photos from Algonquin Park, Muskoka and … Continue reading

Gear Review: The HoboRoll by Gobi Gear

Gear Review: The HoboRoll by Gobi Gear As a certified member of OverPack-aholics Anonymous – watch out – Gobi Gear’s HoboRoll mean you can squeeze an extra 50% more into your bag!  (Even better – squeeze 50% more into your bag with 20% savings – see below for more info!!!) How can this be, you … Continue reading

TDBL Roundup – April 2013

Spring is in the air and all over the blogosphere!  Isn’t it wonderful??  I had an early taste of spring this year with the bright blooms of Nottoway Plantation, just outside of New Orleans and am anxiously awaiting the arrival of the spring blooms in Ottawa!  With the Tulip Festival just around the corner here … Continue reading

TDBL Roundup – February 2013

February 2013 Where does the time go?  The dust has barely settled on February and living the Montreal Bucket List of unique winter activities and I am ready to explore more great Canadian fun!  A trip to the sugar shack is in order here – and Sucrerie de la Montagne is considered the best authentic … Continue reading

Montreal’s InterContinental Hotel: Hotel Review

InterContinental Montreal Hotel: Hotel Review Located exactly where you need to be, the InterContinental Montreal hotel exudes grace and comfort, elegantly seducing you with tranquil decor and hints of Provence, but it is the local flair that really makes you feel welcome from the moment you step on the escalator to the main lobby on … Continue reading

TDBL Roundup – January 2013

I have been writing Travel Destination Bucket List for over a year now, and I am realizing that there is a lot of information buried down in the archives. Thanks to Susan Wingate and her post about newsletters and The Lazy Travelers with their No Travel Required series, I thought I would incorporate a similar … Continue reading

Travel Writer’s Bonanza – a weekend in New York City

Travel Writers Bonanza – a weekend in New York City. The New York Times travel show hit the Jacob Javits Centre in NYC January 18 – 20.  Travel writers and the tourism industry were in full force, meeting and greeting.  It was an amazing networking event and this aspiring travel writer was thrilled to meet … Continue reading

Dog Sledding – the exhilaration of a day with the dogs

Dog Sledding in Otter Lake, Quebec – the exhilaration of a day with the dogs Imagine getting out of your car to the excited sounds of sled dogs howling with anticipation, their excitement beyond palpable!  Your heart skips a beat and your breath speeds up as you know what is to come!  Welcome to Escapade-Eskimo … Continue reading

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