The iconic Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel in Quebec City is a world treasure. After passing through gleaming brass revolving doors, I entered a world of elegance and refinement. It was the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, a fairy castle of a hotel in Quebec City, and I would be staying for the next four nights. […]
Le Monastere des Augustines’ former cloister is a hotel, restaurant, retreat and museum that soothes your body and soul.
Saint-Roch is an up-and-coming neighborhood bursting with culinary energy. If you want to experience the culture of a city, indulge in its food and drink. Foodie tours are an excellent way to sample the local tastes in two or three hours. I’ve been fortunate to take several foodie tours in different cities, and I highly […]
The Midwestern state of Wisconsin is notable for exquisite scenery and more than a million cows. It’s also a foodie wonderland with vast and creative spreads of cheese, chocolate and beer. Read my story in Travel Awaits right here.
The Caribbean country of Grenada is seeing a strong surge of tourists and cruise ships these days. Why? The sunny skies and laid-back ambiance are givens, but there’s so much more to embrace. Here are 9 reasons for you to love the legendary “Spice Isle” right now: (Many thanks to Mount Cinnamon Resort and Beach […]
Tourists and cruise ships are flocking like shorebirds to the Caribbean country of Grenada. The draws are numerous: Velvety soft beaches, frothy waterfalls, verdant rainforests, and delectable cuisine dashed with local spices. And rum. Read my story in Journal & Topics Newspapers here.
Portland, Maine, was named 2018 Restaurant City of the Year by Bon Appétit magazine, and it’s not just for the lobster. The culinary scene is amazingly diverse and delicious, even moreso when you consider the northern seacoast city has a population of less than 70,000. Other cities that have received the honor in recent years […]