Category: Travel

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tantalize your senses in Fredericton, New Brunswick

I have a fascination with fiddleheads–the curled bright green sprouts of the Ostrich fern. My love of fiddleheads began in May, 2002, when Angela Watson, (then) Tourism Coordinator for Fredericton Tourism invited my husband...

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exploring Shediac, New Brunswick

In my previous post, I shared my favourite thing about Shediac, New Brunswick: Adorable Chocolat. But there is much more to this tiny community situated on the Northumberland Strait, the body of water that...

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growing cocoa in the Dominican Republic

I recently came across some interesting data on cocoa production telling me that the Dominican Republic (DR) is the largest producer of cocoa in the Caribbean. The largest producers worldwide are the Ivory Coast...

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in search of Quebec City chocolate

From time to time, I am offered a guest post from a chocolate lover who is visiting a locale and would like to report on its chocolate for me. Renée Borg recently travelled to Québec...

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exploring Hato Mayor in the Dominican Republic

It’s truly amazing that it took me eight years–to the day!–to return to the Dominican Republic after my first visit in January, 2009. Especially when it is this Caribbean Island where I first visited...

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wowed in Weggis, Switzerland

I’d never heard of Weggis, Switzerland, prior to my visit last fall. It is a tiny community of roughly 4,500 residents situated on the northern shore of Lake Lucerne–a scenic 40-minute boat ride from the city...