L O N D O N IS ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

I think it's safe to say that the United Kingdom is one of my favorite places to travel to four main reasons: Family! Shopping! SHOPPING! Shopping! Direct flight from Ottawa to London! + MANY direct and inexpensive flights from the UK to many major cities in Europe! It's a BEAUTIFUL country; from the heart of…

TOP THREE FARMERS MARKETS IN OTTAWA

For those who are looking for healthy, organic, or fresh from the farm products, Farmer's Markets are a true gem - especially for those who live in the heart of a big city and don't have too much spare time to venture out to these local farms. (Yes, most stores carry "fresh from the field"…

#PLAYINGTOURIST : CARP, ONTARIO

As we’re settling in to our new City, we are trying to explore local areas as well; I’d say we equally love the countryside and the City. This past weekend, we decided to check out a town near us called Carp; it was recommended to us by my husbands colleague, who mentioned a great little…

PLAYING TOURIST: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

After a few days in San Francisco, we packed our car, and began the drive to Los Angeles. Unfortunately, highway one was closed so we weren't able to drive down it like planned, but definitely can't complain about the road we took - blue clear skies, zero traffic, and beautiful scenic lands all around. I…

PLAYING TOURIST: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

To finally find myself on the west coast was like a dream come true for me. I’ve lost track of the number of years that I have been dreaming of a california vacation, literally. I’ve touched down on this land before, but only as a flight transfer, and it only lasted 3 hours. Since this…

PLAYING TOURIST: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

The plan was to post our New Orleans (post linked here) and Nashville trip together in one post, but when I started putting photos together, I realized there were just TOO MANY I wanted to share to squeeze them all into one post. So, here is part two of our December adventure: NASHVILLE, TENNESSE! Nashville,…

PLAYING TOURIST: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

  Travelling and exploring new destinations is one of the most exciting and most positive aspects of my life that I can share with my husband. There’s something so cultivating about being in a different city, or part of the world, learning something new, and just in general, being able to feel that thrill of…