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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Dubrovnik for the history lover in you

The arrival

Getting off the ferry and onto the pier in the Old City of Dubrovnik was like stepping back in time. Imposing medieval walls rose in front of us in majestic glory as the smooth marble-paved road glistened in the sun before us. Just like many must have done before, we made our way to the Pile Gate, the main entrance to the walled city, with our mouths hanging open and our minds blown.  Read more

10 Tips for surviving winter in Canada

The truth is out there

Let’s be honest, winter in Canada can get down right stupid cold. Between the bone chilling temperatures, copious amounts of snow and very little sunlight, you might start to wonder how we manage to live here. The key to surviving the winter is to embrace it.
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Accidentally Zagreb

That time we went to Zagreb

Sometimes the best vacations are in places you haven’t planned on ever visiting. Couple of summers ago, we spent two weeks on a lovely European tour. We started in Amsterdam then went to Berlin, then Prague and ended up in Croatia.  We really wanted to see Dubrovnik, but since there were no flights to Toronto from there, Zagreb was the closest thing. Read more