Travel

Treacherous But Tasty

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (DOURO VALLEY, PORTUGAL) – Completely frayed by jet lag, a 10:30 a.m. tasting at Poças in Gaia and a heavy…


Lights, Camera, Action

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (PORTO, PORTUGAL) – Lest we get mired in our appreciation for traditional Portuguese dining and hotels (such as within the…


Healthy Holiday Yoga Retreat

By Marilyn Reaume (BANCROFT, ON) – My daughter recently took up Yin yoga and says it’s exactly what she’s been looking for when it comes…


Safe And Serene On The Mayan Riviera

By Marilyn Reaume (CANCUN, MEXICO) – When I told friends I was vacationing in Mexico this year, they questioned my safety. What about drug cartels?…



Holland – A Simpler Way Of Life

By Marilyn Reaume (WINDSOR, ON) -Is Holland pastoral or risqué, charming or avant-garde?  The answer is:  both.   During a one week stay in this fascinating…


A Simpler Life

By Marilyn Reaume (WINDSOR, ON) – We were cruising along the highway near Kagawong, after a delightful afternoon at Bridal Veil Falls, when it happened. …


The City By The River

By Marilyn Reaume (CHIGAGO, IL) – It may be urban legend, but when Mrs. O’Leary’s cow started the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 decimating one-third…


Brittany – France’s Best Kept Secret

By Marilyn Reaume (WINDSOR, ON) – Parisians typically holiday on the Cote D’Azur, the Mediterranean jewel frequented by tourists worldwide.  Yet, so few people realize,…