How to create your own signature scent!

My memories of Paris in the springtime would take the form of a delicious new scent created by moi! But what would I call it?

Attending a workshop at L’Artisan Parfumeur in Paris was part of a group travel itinerary created by personal stylist Noelle Cellini. (Read more about her tours here. I highly recommend). […]

By |October 27th, 2016|Delicious Destinations, Travel Tips|5 Comments

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

Walk for Charity on a Luxury Cruise Liner


While I was on board Royal Caribbean International’s mighty cruise ship Liberty of the Seas several years ago, it was great to see an organized walk for charity take place on the ship’s massive deck.  I spotted the ship in the Halifax Harbour (my hometown in Nova Scotia, Canada) recently and it flooded me […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Activities, Travel Tips|0 Comments

Top Ten Tips: New York Fashion Week for the Uninvited

Would you like to go to New York Fashion Week (NYFW) but you’re lacking a much sought after invitation? Well you can!

Held semi-annually in February and September, it’s a 7 – 9 day period when the next season’s international fashions are presented. It has included many events: the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York, and […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Travel Tips|6 Comments