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TDBL Roundup – February 2013

February 2013 Where does the time go?  The dust has barely settled on February and living the Montreal Bucket List of unique winter activities and I am ready to explore more great Canadian fun!  A trip to the sugar shack is in order here – and Sucrerie de la Montagne is considered the best authentic … Continue reading

Bota Bota Scandinavian Spa Sur l’Eau – Montreal

Spend a few hours luxuriating in a spa!  Sign me up.  Make the experience something truly unique like a Scandinavian Spa in a reconditioned ferry boat in the St Lawrence seaway…even better!  Introducing Bota Bota Scandinavian Spa found in the Old Port of Montreal. Officially opened in December 2010, the story of Bota Bota actually … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Dubrovnik in the summer

Summer is just around the corner – where will you be going?  Croatia has long been one of Europe’s summer destinations.  Now growing in popularity in North America – will you be heading to the jewel of the Adriatic? This photo was taken as I walked the fortress wall around the historic medieval city of … Continue reading

Celebrate: FriFotos from around the world

Moments in life worthy of a Celebration!  Welcome to this week’s FriFotos theme: Celebrate. Celebrate the moments that take your breath away! “Life is a journey, not a destination” – and you know how I love a good adventure.  My journey across the top of Spain as I walked the Camino de Santiago was nothing … Continue reading

The Night I Slept In An Ice Hotel

The night I slept in an ice hotel – it was a night to remember! Some think I was nuts, but I have wanted to sleep in an ice hotel since the day I first heard of it.  Imagine, a hotel completely made of snow and ice, that melts away every spring and has to … Continue reading

Ice Fishing Minutes from Old Montreal

Who ever would have thought when I was planning my trip to Montreal that I would spend an afternoon ice fishing?  Sure enough, I was introduced to a hugely popular winter experience only minutes away from downtown Montreal and I was impressed. Opened January 12, 2013, Peche Blanche Vieux Montreal has already been attracting crowds … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Making friends in Thailand

Happy Family Day! Meeting a family of elephants in Thailand. Related Links: Elephant Bath Time In Thailand

Lights. Camera. Dance: IglooFest Montreal – the outdoor winter party!

Lights. Camera. Dance!  IglooFest is THE outdoor winter party in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal. Picture this…winter is throwing her best winter snow at Montreal, yet in the middle of of the Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port of Montreal, 10,000 party goes are getting their groove on at North America’s biggest … Continue reading

Love Locks Bucket List

Love Locks Bucket List – love locks from around the world From the first time I saw the Love Locks in Prague, I have had a mini fascination with these declarations of love.  Where ever I travel, I seek them out.  It gives me goose bumps as I read the messages, imagining the couples who … Continue reading

Montreal’s InterContinental Hotel: Hotel Review

InterContinental Montreal Hotel: Hotel Review Located exactly where you need to be, the InterContinental Montreal hotel exudes grace and comfort, elegantly seducing you with tranquil decor and hints of Provence, but it is the local flair that really makes you feel welcome from the moment you step on the escalator to the main lobby on … Continue reading

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