It can be mysterious, romantic, soothing, intimidating or inspiring. Darkness is the perfect backdrop for a lot of things—the stars, the Northern Lights, a meal, a light show or just quiet reflection.
I don’t always like the feeling of running hot and cold — at least when it’s about a relationship. But when it comes to temperature changes, Horseshoe Valley makes these fluctuations feel pretty darn therapeutic — even decadent. I am referring to my experience at the new Vettä Nordic Spa, located about 1.5 hours from Toronto, which I recently combined with cross-country skiing and an overnight stay at the nearby Horseshoe Resort.
by Diana BallonPublished in A Taste for Travel Looking for an easy lakefront escape without having to board a plane, don a mask and navigate airports? If you are an Ontarian, Burlington just might be the thing. I was amazed to discover so many things to do in Burlington. Its vegan food scene, luxurious new Continue Reading
Coast to coast, there’s much to experience and explore across Canada. And there’s no better way to discover this vast and beautiful country of ours than hopping in an RV and driving through our postcard-worthy provincial parks, UNESCO World Heritage sites and visiting national monuments. We highlight six routes that allow you to choose your own adventure, whether it’s driving across the country or visiting a regional gem.
The idea for arranging staycations with each member of my family was inspired by a tradition my psychologist aunt initiated many decades ago. When she visited my cousins, she would meet separately with each child and let them direct how they wanted to spend their allotted time together. Fast forward about five decades, and I decided to make a similar arrangement with my kids – and my husband as well. The same sentiment applies — to make each person and each relationship special.