If you love the natural world and think you could get into relaxing on a bench surrounded by stunning botanicals, or strolling amidst lush greenery while inhaling the aromas of hundreds of species of flowers, then the National Historic Site, … Continue reading Explore a secret garden at Jardins de Métis, Quebec
I am always on the hunt for gluten-free Asian food, and I’m so happy I took a chance on Bambü! This upscale Ottawa restaurant is located near the Ottawa Airport, just off of Hunt Club Road and while I’d driven … Continue reading Bambü: Gluten-free Asian food in Ottawa!
Get away from the crowds on July 1 and celebrate Canada Day at a slower pace in Lanark County! Here’s a rundown of the celebrations taking place in Mississippi Mills, Carleton Place, Perth, Smiths Falls, Lanark Highlands and Fallbrook: Mississippi … Continue reading Canada 150: Celebrate in Lanark County July 1
There are very few hotels, inns or bed and breakfasts that not only give a place to lay your head, but are luxurious, unique, and literally transport you to another time where if you close your eyes you can almost … Continue reading Immerse yourself in Canadian history at an iconic London inn
There’s a number of food tours out there these days, all promising a one-of-a-kind experience (and a full belly!) but The Good Food Tour is one that can deliver on both promises! This Almonte-based tour is brand-spanking-new, and takes food … Continue reading Almonte’s new food tour is going to knock your socks off
Chateau Montebello is one of those destinations that people talk about with something approaching reverence, or on the opposite side of the spectrum, with complete disdain. The information out there about Fairmont Le Chateaeu Montebello is patchy, and often contradictory. … Continue reading To stay or not to stay: 5 impressions of Le Chateau Montebello
As a celiac I’ve pretty much gotten used to not being able to enjoy the things everyone else enjoys, you know, like food. Eating out. Fast food. Buffets. When I see advertisement for food clubs like Hello Fresh and Chef’s … Continue reading Meat, meat, and more (gluten-free) meat from Carnivore Club!
A trip to a maple sugar bush is a springtime necessity, and really the only way I ever get the opportunity to indulge my sweet tooth with some maple taffy. I love sitting down to a gluten-free pancake meal topped … Continue reading Maple what? Two maple products that may surprise you
I have to admit that Kanata’s Aperitivo has become my guilty pleasure, and where I stop for a quick bite or plan an evening outing to every chance I get. I happened upon this intimate and unassuming restaurant tucked away in … Continue reading Aperitivo: Ottawa’s best-kept gluten-free secret
Shopping really works up an appetite – slake your holiday-fed hunger in downtown Almonte! Set amongst the scenic streets lined with charming retail stores filled with gift items you won’t find anywhere else, downtown Almonte is the place to go … Continue reading Holiday fare – complete your downtown Almonte shopping experience with these delectable culinary options!