The Painted Ladies

Postcard Row. The Seven Sisters. The Painted Ladies.  Three names for one of the many things San Francisco is known for ~ the gorgeous painted houses, and they are incredible  What makes a house a true “Painted Lady”?  These unique homes must feature Victorian and Edwardian architecture and be painted in three or more distinct colours. […]

Lombardo Street – What To Know Before You Go

Cars were honking. Kids were laughing. I was gasping. How were they doing that?  This was not a street I would ever want to drive down and yet there was a line-up of cars patiently waiting their turn to drive down the most famous street in all of San Francisco. We had made it to […]

How To See San Francisco In One Whirlwind Weekend

San Francisco is like no other city in the world and with holiday time at a premium, many of us are left facing the harsh reality that we have to pack in as much as possible into the little amount of vacation time we have each year.  If you find yourself in San Francisco and […]

Chasing Cars

If you need me you can find me in the streets of San Francisco. I’m the one chasing cable cars, following the smell of fresh baked sour dough bread, eating all the fresh seafood I can handle, and listening to the waves crash along the side of a great big boat as we head out […]

Bucket List – San Francisco Baby!

Do you have a “Travel Bucket List“?  A dream list, either in your head or tucked away somewhere on some pretty piece of paper.  A list of dream destinations you hope to one day have the opportunity to visit, explore and get to know.  I do, and I shall fully confess this little list of […]

Welcome To CityWalk

CityWalk in Orlando Florida is located at the entrance to Universal Resorts. In essence, this expansive area starts after you exit the hotels or parking garages and is hugged by Universal’s Islands of Adventure  on one side and Universal Studios on the other.  This lively space is a 30 + acres of shopping, dining and […]

Look Out Florida Here We COME!!

Sunshine, adventure, good food and thrill rides.  Orlando Florida here we come. The next few days are going to be epic!  I’m packing up one of my best girls and her BFF and we’re headed to Florida!  Oh how I need some sunshine.  While we’re there we will  have the pleasure of checking out the […]

The Travellers First Aid Kit

Over the past year I’ve taken a lot of trips.  Road trips, out of Province trips, quick glorious weekends down south and even a couple or dreamy vacations to Europe.  For each trip I dream big, over plan, and usually over pack.  I may regret hauling around that extra pair of bulky shoes and sweater […]

Weekend Fun Inspired By AIR MILES Perks

Three cheers for April!  That fresh spring air, tulips bursting through the ground, Easter Weekend and of course those long rainy days.  Flooded backyards and gloomy weather can lead to the itch, the need, to get out of the house.  It’s the perfect time of year to start planning some epic outings with your family. […]

Exploring Murano ~ The Island Of Glass

No trip to Venice is complete without stops on the islands of Burano and Murano. Burano is like a fairytale, a small island in the northern part of the Venetian lagoon most famous for its gorgeous lace and brightly-coloured houses.  Murano is an island known for it’s glass, a craft that has been done for […]