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
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
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!
The Christmas season often brings with it the hustle and bustle of office parties, family get-togethers and hours spent at the mall frantically trying to find the right gift for someone special on your list. While it can be easy … Continue reading Make it a family Christmas in Smiths Falls! Five low cost activities for the holiday season that bring a high reward
When I first heard about it, I found the concept of the Festival of Small Halls intriguing – renowned musical artists appearing at small, intimate venues in rural communities across Ontario. The festival offers the opportunity to travel to small communities … Continue reading A Festival of Small Halls experience: a musical and community adventure
You could walk right past FIELDHOUSE in Perth and might not even see it – other than a wooden patio out front, it has an unassuming appearance, but is a popular favourite with locals and visitors to Perth. FIELDHOUSE specializes in … Continue reading Another Lanark County hidden gem: FIELDHOUSE Restaurant