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Monday Morning Series: Graffiti Message in Toronto

This past week has been a whirlwind of activity as I traveled around Ontario, experiencing a 3 day quintessentially Canadian wilderness experience, segwaying my way around the Distillery District and checking out the street art of downtown Toronto at TBEX 2013. This was painted on the side of a school…the art work as beautifully done … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: North Bay Sunset

My eyes never tires of a beautiful sunset.  It warms the soul and soothes the mind.  Jawaharial Nehru has it right – we do live in a wonderful world and it is full of beauty, charm and adventure. Photo taken in North Bay, Ontario as the summer sun slowly set over Lake Nipissing. Happy Monday … Continue reading

TBEX Toronto Bucket List

Heading to TBEX Toronto – my TBEX Bucket List With less than a week to go before TBEX, I can’t tell you how excited I am to be going to my first blogger conference!  So many people to meet, so much to learn….I can hardly keep up!  There will be over 1,200 bloggers, many new … 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

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

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

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

Monday Morning Series: Que Sera, Sera

Que sera, sera….whatever will be, will be! This past week I was in Montreal living the Montreal Bucket List of unique winter adventures and experiences and stayed at the Snow Village in Parc Jean-Drapeau. Love this photo – made some great new friends and had a brilliant time crossing “sleeping in an ice hotel” off my … Continue reading

Postcard from the Montreal Bucket List

Nothing like living the Montreal winter Bucket List!  I want to thank the Montreal Tourism Board and the InterContinental Montreal Hotel for helping me make it happen! There will be a lot more to come from the Girls In Montreal weekend, but I wanted to extend an extra special thank you to the following Montreal … Continue reading

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