Full disclosure: I’ve been singing Saskatoon’s praises for a while now and not just because it’s a hop, skip and a jump from my home … Continue Reading
Oktoberfest in Kitchener-Waterloo is a big deal – 700,000 people partake in the festivities, which run the gamut from the obvious (beer, polka and lots and lots of lederhosen) to the surprising and exciting (barrel races, archery, log sawing and human foosball tournaments).
“Want to visit Guelph?” I ask my 20-something–year-old son. We felt an itch to escape the big city. Only an hour train ride from Continue Reading
This cozy west-end neighbourhood has one of those Toronto
place names (like Etobicoke and Strachan) that can get your tongue tied at … Continue Reading
Truro, Nova Scotia, is going through a huge revitalization. The downtown core has been seriously upgraded of late, and there are a host of new … Continue Reading
Let me start off by admitting that I’m not a beer person. I have made some wonderful discoveries over the years, however, by letting myself be drawn into the world of microbreweries, which contains much more than just hoppy beverages.
Named for its location—amid a criss-cross of railway lines—the Junction is one of Toronto's most vibrant West End neighbourhoods. Just north of High Park, and … Continue Reading