The holidays are over but Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. No matter what you got him or her last month, taking your sweetums to one of these five Canadian romance spots will keep you in the good books for a little while longer.
It’s Toronto‘s turn. Sure, there’s been a hotel or two opening here or there over the past few years in Ontario‘s (and Canada’s) Big Apple. But the openings slated over the next two years promise more luxe and excitement than we’re used to. The city that has a reputation for good times, great theatre and gorgeous skylines is upping its hotel offerings with a mix of five-star and boutique properties bound to make everyone’s New Year wish list.
Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos is one of the most stunning, remarkable vacation resorts in the entire world. In fact, it feels like a disservice to simply call the property a resort. By comparison, it might be a little like calling a Rolls-Royce simply a car.
As the first luxury resort in Turks and Caicos, the Grace Bay Club has served as a premier relaxation destination for over fifteen years. In that time, the resort has continually expanded, launching The Villas at Grace Bay, The Hotel, and now The Estate: twenty-two ultra-luxury residences and penthouses on the edge of the ocean.
Sun destinations are a fantastic way to escape the chill of Canada’s fall and winter months, but recently I had the good fortune of something a little bit grander than a simple getaway.
For a week I was lucky enough to spend time at some of the most luxurious resorts in Turks and Caicos, where I have to admit it felt a bit more like I was escaping to a real life “Fantasy Island.” Even weeks later, after my tan is fading, and I’m completely back in my grove, I still have to admit that it was one of the most memorable, amazing trips I have ever taken.
Las Vegas can be a very strange and surreal place especially if you are not a fiend for the kind of casino gambling action that has made the city famous throughout the world. But in the last decade or so Las Vegas has been evolving into a destination that is not just for the ravenous gambler, but for vacationers looking for unique experiences…
As you drive up the long road in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea, New Brunswick toward the Fairmont Algonquin, there is a sudden feeling of travelling back in time. In fact, there is an immediate impression as if you had actually been placed inside the Movie Dirty Dancing and are pulling into Kellerman’s.
Last weekend, Aisha and I spent a night at the Delta Grandview in Huntsville, and I was more than a little surprised that it turned out to be a bit of a disappointment.
Stuart McLean has the tour schedule of a rock star. Every year he can be seen on stages small and large from one end of the country to the other, and it’s all for his very popular CBC Radio show, the Vinyl Cafe.
On Saturday I had a few minutes to chat with Stuart McLean before he set out on VIA Rail for …