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Travel Writers' Secrets: Top Quebec City Travel Tips

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 14, 2015 /
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Get ready and fasten your seatbelts! This summer, we took an Epic Canadian Road Trip, driving from our home in Kalamazoo, Michigan all the way out to St. John’s, Newfoundland (yes, a ferry was involved). Why? Well, I’m the co-founder of Writing Walking Women, and we chose St.

Shop the Victorian Christmas Trail in Gorgeous Stratford, Ontario

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You know how much I love Stratford, Ontario - we've explored their Pumpkin Trail, Bacon and Ale Trail, and Chocolate Trail. Now, there's a fun Victorian Christmas trail to discover!

Quebec City: the Heart of Canada

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No place in North America equals Quebec City for its charm, unique culture, and beauty. The only walled city north of Mexico, when you pass through the portal into the city’s historic section, the focus for most visitors, it’s like entering a fairy tale complete with a castle. The century-old Fairmont Le Château Frontenac—with its towering top ringed by steeples and turrets—overlooks the St. Lawrence River and soars over the town, adding to the magical feeling. 

Discover Vancouver: Off the Beaten Path

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There's so much to do in Vancouver that you may find yourself going back again and again. You've found your Vancouver hotel, bookmarked many of the awesome beaches, are ready to discover beer flights, and scoured the internet for great restaurants.

Where to stay in St. Andrews, New Brunswick

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 17, 2015 /
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Have you ever wanted a place you could go back to, every summer, for your entire life? If you don't have a cottage in northern Michigan or Minnesota, or a camp in Maine, then you probably are still searching. I've got the answer for you - the delightful, family-friendly perfection that is the Algonquin Resort, in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. Only a skip across the bay from Maine, St.

Head to Stratford This Month to See the Sound of Music - You'll Thank Me

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When we were visiting Stratford, Ontario earlier this month, we had a slew of plays and musicals to choose from. For, as you know, Stratford is a theatre town, and why visit without seeing the shows? As we discovered, Stratford is also an art town, a foodie town, and a deeply cultural town. But I digress. The shows. 

Where to Stay - and Eat - in Miramichi, New Brunswick

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Where to Stay - and Eat - in Miramichi, New Brunswick

Nestled alongside the Miramichi River in (you guessed it) Miramichi, New Brunswick is a treasured hotel, and a genius restaurant. I had no idea, when we pulled up to the long (very long!) yellow building fronting the river, that such goodness would await us inside. 

Celtic Colours: A Tapestry of Celtic Culture

by Kerry Dexter / Sep 21, 2015 /
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It might seem an unlikely place for cultures to meet and for tradition to endure -- and for both of those things to happen along side each other -- yet such things occur on Cape Breton Island.

Newfoundland and Labrador History Comes Alive at The Rooms

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Where can you go to learn about the history, culture, and art of Newfoundland – on the site of an historic fort and a fire department from long ago? 

Newfoundland and Labrador History Comes Alive at The Rooms

Travel Writers' Secrets: Top Montreal Travel Tips

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Get ready and fasten your seatbelts! We’ve just returned from an Epic Canadian Road Trip, driving from our home in Kalamazoo, Michigan all the way out to St. John’s, Newfoundland (yes, a ferry was involved). Why? Well, I’m the co-founder of Writing Walking Women, and we chose St.

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