DIANA BALLON | AUGUST 22ND, 2022 Published in the June/July 2022 issue of Zoomer Magazine I was a little worried when we arrived at the Algonquin Resort in Saint Andrews, N.B. last September, and my mum, Heather, didn’t seem to remember anything about the hotel where she worked 69 years ago. “It’s like a foreign country,” she said Continue Reading
Rancho La Puerta: Finding wellness in the Mexican desert
Tips on how to get the most out of a vacation in Canada
I love Canada, but not just because I was born and raised here and call it home. I love the four seasons, the ushering in and out of cool and warm weather, and how the change of seasons signifies new mindsets and new opportunities for travel.
How to tell someone to lay off
“Sometimes terminations are done in a very cold, very scripted way to avoid risk,” says employment lawyer Kumail Karimjee. Employers may worry that they could say the wrong thing, so they play it safe by not saying anything.”
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It’s Time to Plunge Into Horseshoe Valley
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.
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Healing and wellness in Antigua and Barbuda
How to plan the perfect wellness getaway to Burlington
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
Great Canadian RV Trips
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.