Things to do in St. Jacobs and Elora, Ontario

People travel to be free, to escape the monotonous routine of daily life. To escape, some wander beyond the pacific ocean. For me, an escape is a new mystery unravelled. It can take the form of an untravelled country across the ocean, a new book waiting to be open, or sometimes, a small town or village yet to be explored. Its where curiosity begins, security ends, a sense of adventure awakens, and boredom ends! It is also my perspective that no matter how long you’ve lived in an area, there’s a good chance you’ve only seen a small portion of it …

Lavender Festivals: Exploring Neob Lavender & Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

I believe the true taste of a country, place or city is rooted in its people and their land. It starts with our farmers, the producer of our foods, and moves through the culinary route to the chefs, bakers, and crafters who take the food product and crafts them into various tastes and unique experiences. And the moment those creations touch our tongue and entice our senses, our excitement grows —we want to share this unique experience. So we share the food, we share the stories, the experience and form relationships sometimes based off those experiences. Ontario is relatively small …

Jasper Hiking Guide: How to Spend Two Days In Jasper National Park

There are many things to do in Jasper National Park for the outdoor enthusiast. But, in order to enjoy all that Jasper has to offer, and to see some of the best terrains in the Canadian Rockies, you’ll need to do an overnight trip. A day trip is just not enough. Below, you’ll find a suggested two days trip itinerary for lovers of the outdoors who just aren’t fit enough for the more strenuous Banff hikes. Or families with young children who just want to enjoy easy to moderate hiking trails. But, before starting any trip, I have one recommendation: …

Seoul Travel Guide: Bukchon Hanok Village (북촌한옥마을)

Bukchon Hanok Village is a residential area north of central Seoul between Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung palaces that contains Seoul’s largest concentration of hanoks in one area. Nine hundred beautifully maintained traditional hanoks to be precise. It is a great place to immerse yourself in traditional Korean culture and architecture right in the heart of Seoul. Bukchon (which means “North Town”) is situated at the foot of the mountain with valleys and steep hills, giving residents and visitors alike astounding views of the hanok houses and the city of Seoul, including N Seoul Tower. It is a beautiful place to wander. To appreciate the …