VISIT

  • Destination Guide: Oahu

    Hawaii: It conjures up visions of beautiful beaches, incredible landscapes and sunsets for daysssssss. Warm sun, blue skies and a steady diet of fresh fruit and seafood. Yep, just thinking about Hawaii makes me want to hop on a plane and head there right now! Fortunately, I was just there, to learn more about the […] Read more…

  • Destination Guide: Fort Lauderdale

    I’ve been to Florida countless times and each time, I discover another reason to love the Sunshine State. It’s not only where I met the man who would become my husband, but it’s where he proposed to me and it’s a place we now travel to frequently to spend time with family. We recently spent […] Read more…

STAY

  • 5 Beautiful Babymoon Destinations

    Everyone knows what a honeymoon is but say the word ‘babymoon’ and some people may not be entirely familiar with what you’re talking about. That’s because the concept is relatively new. Some say Wills and Kate, undeniable arbiters of style and trends that they are, really shone a spotlight on the idea back in 2013 […] Read more…

  • Stay: Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach

    I’ve long been a fan of Ritz-Carlton hotels. I’ve had the good fortune to stay in Ritz-Carltons all over the world, from Tokyo to Toronto, from Doha to Denver. And I’ve just been lucky enough to check out the newly opened Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach. To say I fell in love would be an understatement. From […] Read more…

FLY

  • 7 Holiday Travel Tips

    Even though the holidays roll around every year at the exact same time, they often seem to creep up on us. Isn’t it hard to believe that yet another year is drawing to a close? If you’re traveling over the holidays, don’t let stress take away from the spirit of the season. These tips will […] Read more…

  • Earn up to 25K American Airlines AAdvantage Miles When You Switch to Sprint

    This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Sprint, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Can you imagine traveling without your smartphone? It’s hard to believe that just 15 years ago, that’s precisely what we did. We survived each and every […] Read more…

EAT

  • Thai Coconut Chicken Curry Slow Cooker Recipe

    One of the best things about travel is getting to know a new culture through its food. My husband and I love to check out local grocery stores when we’re traveling to see what kinds of things they have in stock that we don’t have at home, especially the fresh produce. When we’re in Asia […] Read more…

  • Best Date Night Restaurants in Toronto

    Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you’re looking for the perfect romantic corner table for you and your someone special, look no further than this list of suggestions from Toronto-based bloggers who know the city inside out. From new Toronto hotspots to tried and true favourites you’ll love returning to over and over, […] Read more…

SHOP

  • 6 Shopping Streets Around the World

    Whether you’re looking for gifts to take home or something for yourself to remind you of your trip, shopping is a big part of travel for many. And even if you’re not interested in spending any money, window shopping can provide an interesting peek into local life. Here, we’ve rounded up 6 popular shopping streets […] Read more…

  • Packing Guide: Tech Gadgets

    I admit it: I’m a gadget girl. I love my tech toys and when I travel, it’s nearly impossible to leave any of them at home. My smartphone, laptop, tablet, eReader and watch are all essentials … and the rest? Well, they all serve a very specific purpose. A portable charger always comes in handy […] Read more…

WEAR

  • What to Wear on Safari

    Packing for the Micato safari I just returned from in Kenya and Tanzania was vastly different from packing for any other trip I’ve done. I traded in my favourite jeans and ballet flats for lightweight cargo pants and sturdy shoes, appropriate for bush walks. Read more…

  • Warm Weather Packing Guide

    Packing for vacation is always fun but packing for a warm weather getaway, whether it’s Europe in the summer or your favourite tropical island, tends to be even more fun! But what do you pack and what do you leave at home? It’s up to you what makes the cut but you can make your […] Read more…

SPOTLIGHT

  • 7 Travel Apps to Download

    These days, a smartphone is so much more than just a phone. In fact, the phone functionality may be the feature you use with the least frequency! These tiny little handheld computers are game-changers, especially for travelers. With a reported two million apps (and counting!) available for download in the Apple app store alone, there’s […] Read more…

  • 12 Packing Hacks

    I love finding new uses for old things. There’s something satisfying about finding a way to repurpose something, rather than tossing it in the trash. Read more…