There was a time not too long ago when taking a vacation trip was a big deal–people dressed in their Sunday best to take an flight on a plane. Now travel is commonplace and flying is as routine as jumping on your local commuter train.
Things that have great meaning to you–be it personally or professionally (or both)–tend to show themselves at the time in a very humble and quiet way. It is through the passage of time, looking back, we can then see the full meaning and the full import of something that seemed a casual occurrence at the time. Such can be said of the ten solid years I have been working with Andrew Powell (creator and Editor-in-Chief) and The GATE.
When the first purple violets (the lyrical French name is violette cuculée) begin peeking through the meadows and woodlands of New Brunswick in May, it’s the signal to get outdoors and discover the beaches, parks and natural attractions in Canada’s largest Maritime province.
When Prince Edward Island celebrates the historic 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference you will want to be there. After all, it’s an island of poets and politicians, oyster shuckers and lobster suppers.
Looking for a trip that offers swank romance this Valentine’s Day? While Las Vegas may be known as North America’s destination for gambling and parties, the city also offers some of the best accommodations and restaurants, on top of one-of-a-kind events and shows, making it the perfect spot to wine and dine your favorite person this February.
Breathtaking scenery to admire and unique local ingredients: what’s not to love about Canadian spas? Here are 10 to explore.
During Quebec’s long, nippy winters, locals like to thumb their noses at the weather and head outside to play in the snow and ice. Here are 10 ways to do so…
They don’t hibernate in these parts–they celebrate! There’s nothing like a crisp Manitoba winter day to enjoy the great outdoors or soak up pure luxury in a world-class spa.
After two days of learning about whisky–and drinking some too–I have to say a big thank-you to Canadian Club and their Brand Centre in Walkerville for hosting me for a really interesting and exceptional little adventure. The trip was a history lesson and a connoisseurs field trip rolled up into one, featuring Canadian Club’s whiskys and some great local treats, and I also can’t help but thank Canadian Club’s Global Brand Ambassador Tish Harcus for passing on some of her extensive knowledge about the company and how they make their delicious whisky.
At the start of September, the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market suffered a major loss as their historic main building burnt to the ground. The story made the national news, but what a lot of people didn’t realize was that the market was still open for business after the massive fire.