The Bloscar Award nomination

Sometimes you write like crazy and wonder if anyone really reads your stuff.  Then there are those times when you are reading someone else’s blog and realize they have nominated you for an award. This is exactly what happened with the Bloscar award. It’s both delightful and surprising to have someone acknowledge your work. Thank you Ultimatetravel for the nomination!  Read more


First blogging update of 2018

As the first quarter of 2018 comes to an end, I’ve decided to reflect on the last three months of blogging. As many of you might be new to my blog, I felt it was time for a little update. There has been a lot going on in my life and I’m excited to share some of those updates with you. So what exactly have I been up to?  Read more

To all the places I have loved before

So many places, so little time

The more of the world you see, the more places you fall in love with. There are places simply made for having a great time, no matter what. Others stir a certain emotion in you, be that happy, sad or anything in between.  And then, there are those that make you simply feel at home from the moment you arrive. Read more

Why Havana is worth a visit

With cold and long winters, Cuba is a popular beach destination for many Canadians. While the island’s beaches are quite spectacular, it’s the capital of Havana that will charm you. Who knows, you might even leave your heart here.
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