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York Durham Headwaters and the Temperance and Temptation Tour

When my husband Johnny Jet and I were first invited by Ontario Travel to visit York Durham Headwaters and take the Temperance and Temptation Tour, I admit, a lot of questions came to mind. York Durham who? Where is that? And what exactly does temperance mean? But that’s the beauty of what we do as […] Read more…

Stay: Hockley Valley Resort

My father worked in agriculture so our family moved around rural Ontario a lot before settling in Mississauga, where I spent most of my childhood. I’ve always loved my home province – safe, friendly and bursting with natural beauty. Despite moving frequently and experiencing many small towns across Ontario, there’s so much more to explore, […] Read more…

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…

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…

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…

Winter Packing Guide

Headed somewhere cold? This winter packing guide features 20 items to put in your suitcase that’ll ensure you’re warm and stylish for your trip! 1 A warm hat  | 2 Touchscreen gloves | 3 Earmuffs | 4 Scarf | 5 Thermal pants | 6 Quilted jacket | 7 Waterproof boots | 8 Warm socks | 9 Parka | 10 Cozy slippers | 11 Wool cape | 12 Base layers | 13 Heavy sweaters | 14 Wool coat | 15 Vest | 16 Skinny jeans | 17 […] Read more…

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