To stay or not to stay: 5 impressions of Le Chateau Montebello

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

Holiday fare – complete your downtown Almonte shopping experience with these delectable culinary options!

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!

Make it a family Christmas in Smiths Falls! Five low cost activities for the holiday season that bring a high reward

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

A Festival of Small Halls experience: a musical and community adventure

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

5 things you may not know about the Festival of Small Halls (and why you should get your tickets fast!)

One-of-a-kind settings, stellar acoustics, world-class musicians, local history and a toe-tapping good time…here’s what you can expect from a Festival of Small Halls event! If you’re into music, community and culture, I invite you to attend a Festival of Small … Continue reading 5 things you may not know about the Festival of Small Halls (and why you should get your tickets fast!)

Whet your palate with this craft brewery tour in Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills

Originally published in Think Local, Metroland Media Craft beer connoisseurs will be thrilled with a tour of four local breweries in Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills! Are you a beer lover? Cold, flavourful, fresh and frothy, craft beer has a … Continue reading Whet your palate with this craft brewery tour in Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills