Tagged: Canada

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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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Fairfield Inn Winnipeg Airport Hotel

When  I was growing up in Winnipeg, there was pretty much just one choice for a nice hotel with close proximity to the airport. That was the International Inn, which several years ago, changed...

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Winnipeg welcomes Aschenti Cocoa

There’s a new kid on the block in the Winnipeg chocolate scene. Aschenti Cocoa had its Grand Opening on December 17, 2016, and introduced itself as the only chocolate maker in Manitoba to grow...

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Ottawa–the eclectic Canadian capital

This weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving. With everything going on in the world right now (natural disasters, terrorism, and the pending American election) I think many of us Canadians are extremely thankful right now that...

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chocolate tour of Ottawa

One of the best ways to discover the chocolate hot spots of any destination is to find out whether there is a local chocolate lover’s tour. I was thrilled to be invited on the...

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Spirits Soar at Spirit Ridge

Regular readers of this blog may recall that last January, my husband, cat, and I spent a month in Beautiful British Columbia (BC) on Canada’s West Coast. Our destination was Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort in Osoyoos,...

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cultural highlights of Winnipeg

A huge congrats to the Winnipeg Jets hockey team for making the NHL playoffs! Fans in the Manitoba capital have not seen big-league playoff hockey since 1996, and they have been going crazy with anticipation,...