Ski Canada’s Big 3:  Why You Should Visit Banff National Park in Winter
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Ski Canada’s Big 3: Why You Should Visit Banff National Park in Winter

When you think of Banff, you may think of only escaping to this picturesque Canadian town to get out of the sweltering Texas summer heat.  You should think about going in winter.  Why?  Less crowds, jaw dropping snowy scenery and some of the best skiing in North America.  You can have three unique ski days … Continue reading

The Garden You Have to See in Vancouver
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The Garden You Have to See in Vancouver

In the bustling vibrant Chinatown district of Vancouver is a magical place of serenity and reflection.  Back in January when I was in Vancouver, I noticed a Chinese garden on a map, but it was already closed for the day by time I got there.  On a rainy Sunday morning before boarding a cruise ship … Continue reading

Visiting Vancouver
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Visiting Vancouver

This bustling seaport is consistently named one of the best cities in the world.  It’s a favorite of foodies and a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.  It’s where the sea meets the sky in a stunning landscape of quaint bays flowing into the Pacific Ocean, temperate rainforests shaded by towering trees, and snow-capped mountains piercing the sky.  It’s where … Continue reading

Banff’s Most Decadent Cheese Fondue (Recipe Included)
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Banff’s Most Decadent Cheese Fondue (Recipe Included)

Who doesn’t love dipping bread into bubbling cheese for dinner? Offer me cheese fondue for dinner and my answer is always, “Yes please!” While staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs, I got to indulge in the most decadent cheese fondue at Grapes, one of the restaurants in the hotel. This cheese fondue is food coma … Continue reading

Wine-ing Through Niagara
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Wine-ing Through Niagara

They’re thunderous, icy cold, majestic, and magnificent.  Niagara Falls should be on everyone’s travel bucket list.  For over 12,000 years dating back to the end of the last glacial period, the water has roared over the falls in a breath-taking geological landscape.  What makes them unforgettable is the amount of water plummeting over the crest … Continue reading