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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 3

Tasty treats, spectacular scenery and breathtaking boat rides! The third and final day of our fantastic road trip to the Kawartha Lakes-Northumberland region began with a self-guided kayaking expedition in Bocaygeon with Buckeye Surf and Snow, right across from Lock … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 2

The quest to taste a uniquely Canadian treat continues! We got an early start on our second day on the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour so we could pack in as many sights and tastes as possible. Our first stop of … Continue reading

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Road tripping: the Kawarthas-Northumberland Butter Tart Tour part 1

In search of one of Canada’s quintessential desserts! Who knew a scavenger hunt could be so delicious and interesting? You can only imagine how excited I was to be given an opportunity to head out and explore the self-guided Kawarthas-Northumberland … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County – part three    

Day three: luxuriating in Lanark at Clyde Hall Bed and Breakfast The word ‘quaint’ means attractively unusual or old-fashioned and the little village of Lanark, just 20 minutes outside of Perth, is as quaint as they come. The 199 year … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County, part two

Day two: the Festival of the Maples and so much more As far as I’m concerned, any day that begins with a community fundraising breakfast involving maple syrup is sure to be a great one. Pancakes and sausages at the … Continue reading

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Three delicious and inspiring days in Lanark County, part one    

Day one: discovering drink makers and food finds in Perth! I recently decided that one of my very favourite things about travel is the educational opportunities that present themselves whenever you step outside the geography and routines of daily life. … Continue reading

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Road tripping: much more than a château in Montebello

Great reasons to visit the Outaouais in winter!  Aside from my family, cooking and reading, one of the other abiding passions in my life is travelling. This year, I’ve decided to focus on some of the amazing destinations that are … Continue reading

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