Travel

Highclere Castle…YES! DOWNTON ABBEY!!!

Our visit to Highclere Castle was not a regularly scheduled tour. And, no, we didn’t break in. Both Greg and I are big fans of the show Downton Abbey and wanted to make this a part of our trip. Tours are limited to only the summer months, but there were none scheduled during our trip. […]

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LONDON – Eating & Shopping in London

  Yes, London is expensive, if only because of the poor Canadian exchange rate. So, I’m going to try and give you prices of things where I can,  because that is always a concern when traveling. When we were there in June, our basic rule of thumb with any purchase was to double the price. […]

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Travelling with Pets

There’s more to travelling with your pet than first meets the eye. In this segment that I recently did on Cityline, Murphy helps us discover the best pet transportation and travelling carriers for pets. Planning and being organized for your trip with a pet is the most important thing especially around the holidays. ~ Shoana […]

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Mont Tremblant, Quebec Weekend Getaway

It’s spring break and for all you winter lovers it is one of the last chances to grab a snowy getaway before the warm weather descends. If you are still looking for one of those quick and easy getaways, I would definitely recommend Mont Tremblant, Quebec. We recently went back and loved it! There is […]

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Tips on Picking the Perfect Luggage

I obviously have vacation on the brain these days and I can’t be the only one! So, let’s stick with the travel theme for this post. Are you planning (or dreaming of planning) a winter getaway? A good set of luggage can make or break the ease in which you travel. From sturdy wheels, to […]

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Time To Go Home ~ Positano, Amalfi Coast Italy

Time To Go Home This morning we go home….   Pictures or people’s description of Positano does not do it justice. This has been the most peaceful place we’ve ever been. Beyond the natural beauty, the unique architecture that has been maintained with such pride, there is no urgency here. Everyone seems to be of […]

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Day 9 – Positano & Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Day Nine – Our Last Day This is our last day in Positano. Although a sign of a good vacation is looking forward to home, we will miss Positano. Our day was spent taking some time exploring the town of Amalfi. Not to poo poo on the town whose namesake is shared with this magnificent […]

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Day 8 – Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy

Day Eight Another beautiful day in Positano. It was a slow morning, but we eventually made our way out with no agenda in mind.     We stopped at some shops that we hadn’t been in before and picked up a collection of tiles that we are going to display in some fashion that will […]

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