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Playa Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba
Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
With fine powder sand and gorgeous aquamarine water, the beaches in Cuba rival the best in the world. I spent a glorious week here with very little...
Notre Dame de Paris
Amazing to walk through this Cathedral and think of all of the things that have happened here over 800 years. Henry VI of England and Napoleon were...
Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
The Glacier Lagoon in Iceland is beautiful and otherworldly, and definitely worth the visit. But, it's also a prime example of climate change. For...
Imagine snacking on gourmet chocolate and macarons in the shadow of Sacre Coeur. I went on a delicious food tour in Montmartre, where I learned the...
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
Some people want to run with wolves. I sat in an enclosure with this guy - Zeus, the wolfdog. He's a beautiful dog, with a lot of wolf in him. Some...
Place de la Bourse, Bordeaux
The Miroir d'Eau reflecting pool in front of the historic Place de la Bourse has become a great gathering place in this revitalized city. Bordeaux...
This misty morning sunrise on the black sand beach in Vik was one of the highlights of my road trip in Iceland. For more, see:...
You can't help but fall for a city where the drinking fountains look like this. These cast iron fountains were originally set up in the 1870s to...
I've never seen so many rainbows in a short space of time as I did in Iceland. Most of them fleeting, but wonderful. More rainbows in Iceland at:...
Did you know that the water in the Blue Lagoon isn't really blue? I spent a fabulous day there - a perfect place to rest and revitalize after an...
I loved walking the cobblestone streets of this old Roman city in France. But the best part is that it's a foodie paradise, as the entire Dordogne...
Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France
The stained glass windows at Sainte-Chapelle are simply jaw dropping. The 15 panes depict over 1000 scenes from the Bible and the history of the...
In Perigueux, in the Dordogne region of southwestern France, all roads lead to a good meal. This is the culinary heart of France where the emphasis...
This reflecting pool, called Miroir d'Eau, in Bordeaux was a stroke of genius. Only 2 centimetres deep on a slab of granite, it beautifully...
Abbey Saint Benedict, Quebec
Amazing architecture at this abbey on the shores of a lake in Quebec's Eastern Townships. About 50 monks live there and dedicate themselves to...
Chapelle Saint Agnes, Sutton, Quebec
This beautiful vineyard produces ice wine and dessert wines. But, even if you don't drink wine, it's worth it to go for the beautiful grounds.
If you thought the only lavender fields were in Provence, it turns out you can also find them in Quebec, Canada. Learn how they grow it, taste some...
Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel
Ottawa's castle hotel and the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO world heritage site. It's always a beautiful spot for a stroll and adds a royal touch to the...
Aylmer Marina Restaurant Bar
My local beach and sailboat dock. Just a fabulous summer place to sit and watch the sunset fade to night. #lovemytown
Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel
Every year, there is an international fireworks competition on the Ottawa River. It results in some incredible views over the Rideau Canal locks...
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