Christmas In Vancouver, Is It Worth It?

Christmas has a bad rap.    It’s the one day most envision as the priciest, the most time consuming and stressful day of the year to travel.    But while I completely dismissed travel at Christmas (opting instead to travel in the first two weeks of December when flight costs to Europe get especially low)…

Hop On Hop Off Cabana

The best way to get around Cuba’s capital is unconventionally. Ok, so the title on this one is a bit of a head-scratcher, in particular for Canadians, who make up the largest chunk of Cuba’s visitors. In a colorful town like Havana, with its Coco taxis, convertible taxis, horse-drawn carriages, and heck even those questionable…

New York: From Scene To Seen

Scene to seen documents TV and film famous locations that you can visit on your travels. No Hollywood tour required!   It’s thrilling to see the places from your favorite films and tv shows before your eyes. For a moment, you may feel tingled by the touch of Hollywood magic as you think holy crap…

5 free things to do in Toronto this summer.

Summer is THE time to enjoy the city. The weather is great, and each week brings a flurry of great ways to explore Toronto. But now that it’s August, and summer is ending, it can feel like the activities are beginning to wind down. And if you’ve been splurging and find yourself hurting for cash,…

5 Places to go Wine Tasting in Niagara

Its that time of the year – Wine tasting season. How else can you spend a lazy day on a budget with friends, than cycling from one winery to another tasting the best of the summer wines that Niagara has to offer. The question however is, where do I go? How do I get there?…

Wine Tour Itinerary – 5 Days in the Niagara Region

There are approximately 88  wineries in the Niagara region.  The itinerary below is a recommendation based on reputable wineries within easy commute distance of each other within their respective areas. Expect wine tasting to take about 30 – 45 mins per winery, budget more time if you are taking a tour. Budget between $5 to…

Fourth of July in Toronto – Things to do

Its the Fourth of July – and Toronto, Canada is firmly on the map.  Toronto is one of the fastest growing cities in North America and the home to the Toronto Raptors – the 2019 NBA Champions. What better time to find out what the fuss is about than a visit during the Fourth of…

Review of Allure of the Seas – 7-day Western Caribbean Cruise

April is a great time of the year to cruise the Caribbean’s.  Its not too hot not too cold, the waters are just beginning to warm up and the beaches not yet crowded.  This was our first time on one of the top ten largest cruise ships in the world – Royal Caribbean’s Allure of…