Sometimes in order to see the bigger picture, you have to start by looking at the small picture. You know, kind of like that saying, “Think Globally, Act Locally.” The Festival of Small Halls is one of those turn-your-thinking-on-its-ear ideas … Continue reading Think small for big experiences at the Festival of Small Halls 2017
If you love Canadian art and you also love food, the new fine dining group menu at The Stone Cellar in Perth NEEDS to be on your bucket list. At The Stone Cellar, Chef, Jamie Troutman combines elements of art … Continue reading Sample edible art with a Canadian twist in this Group of Seven menu
There are some communities that are just made for outdoor recreation, inviting you to get outside and explore the area from a more engaging vantage point. One of my favourite communities to explore is the town of Smiths Falls, and … Continue reading Hit the road, trail or water in a community made for outdoor recreation: Smiths Falls
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!