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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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Going further to celebrate Canada’s 150th

Where will the open road take you this year? It is no exaggeration to say that road tripping is one of the constants of my life. Growing up in a military family, we moved often and travelled constantly, always by … Continue reading

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Bucket lists, delicious adventures and road tripping

A recent lunch at Ottawa’s famed Coconut Lagoon introduced me to the exotic culinary artistry of Chef Joe Thottungal and eventually led to more delicious discoveries on a made-in-Canada road trip. You wouldn’t think that Joe’s birthplace of Kerala in … Continue reading

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ANZAC biscuits (cookies) – an Australian delight

One of the things I love best about travelling is getting to try foods that are native to a country or region. While I have enjoyed making and eating ANZAC cookies (biscuits) for many years, I knew that tasting them … Continue reading

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