Delicious Destinations

How do you get a zebra to the top of Grouse Mountain?

Are there really zebras atop Grouse Mountain?

Well that’s what I thought I heard! As we rode to the top of this popular peak of Vancouver, British Columbia, I asked our Skyride attendant, “Did the zebras get brought up by gondola?”  Obviously puzzled by my question, he informed me that there were no zebras up there.  Just […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Activities, Delicious Destinations, Travel Tips|5 Comments

How to drink absinthe in Paris

Bad-ass would not be a word used to describe me. But that’s exactly how I felt entering the very cool Paris restaurant, L’Absinthe. Wasn’t this stuff illegal – an addictive hallucinogenic? Could I enjoy great inspiration as did other famous absinthe drinkers like Hemingway, Wilde, Toulouse-Latrec and Van Gogh?!

After the best meal that I […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Delicious Destinations, Travel Tips|6 Comments

Why I love Magnetic Hill Zoo

A zoo and a winery.  That’s a dream outing for animal-loving, wine-loving me and when I last visited Magnetic Hill  Zoo  in Moncton, New Brunswick, I’m so glad that I spotted the Magnetic Hill Winery and B & B.

Zoos sure seem to cater to kids so I guess that means I’m a big kid.   […]

By |August 17th, 2015|Activities, Delicious Destinations, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Free Admission at National Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 on Canada Day

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia recently celebrated its official reopening with the unveiling of Canadian Immigration Hall.  It’s a spectacular place to visit in combination with the refurbished Rudolph P. Bratty Hall, and the facility is one of Canada’s six national museums.

I attended the opening ceremonies with […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Delicious Destinations|3 Comments

NEW WestJet service: Daily Non-Stop Flights to Scotland

Last month, WestJet began its daily non-stop service from Halifax, Canada to Glasgow, Scotland – that’s right daily flights!

WestJet, Halifax International Airport Authority and VisitScotland hosted a “A Rare Taste of Scotland” celebration the night before the inaugural flight.  A WestJet tartan, designed in Scotland,  was unveiled to commemorate the new route. Award winning […]

By |June 8th, 2015|Delicious Destinations, Travel Tips|1 Comment