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December 17, 2019

I rounded up my best tips for visiting Toronto this Christmas! From the best way to get there to where to stay, what to do, and where to eat. And win a stay at Fairmont Royal York!

November 27, 2018

Christmas in Canada's biggest city is magical: think of all those familiar traditions, but bigger. From festive afternoon tea to the best holiday markets, here's your guide to a holiday getaway in Toronto!

July 11, 2018

Hubby and I just celebrated our 8th anniversary at local gem Andaz Ottawa Byward Market. Our stay was so magical that I got you a promo code for 20% off summer getaways! This is THE place to experience the 613 like a local. Click through and I'll...

April 16, 2018

Headed to Toronto? Here's my itinerary for 72 hours in the 6ix! I made the Fairmont Royal York my home base and rounded up everything to see, do, and eat. All on foot! And I just might be giving away a trip to Toronto...

July 27, 2017

To celebrate Canada's big year, Ford Canada asked me #GoFurther150 and find a unique Canadian landmark. So I journeyed further into the 613 and found a 22,000 lb cheese! For real.

June 19, 2017

Anyone else feel like you need to charge your batteries? Me too. And I've got just the thing: I've giving away an overnight rest & relax getaway at Strathmere! It's worth $300 so hurry up and enter already.

April 26, 2017

Need a good hair day? Meet Cake Beauty! I'm spilling the beans on this amazing Canadian company and you can win $150 in cruelty-free haircare!

February 28, 2017

Heading south this winter? Good for you! I just got back from beautiful Tulum, Mexico; my first beach vacation in a decade. A few things caught me off guard so I've gathered my top 5 tips to help you get the most from your sunny getaway....

February 11, 2017

Hubby and I are home from Mexico and already we're dreaming of our next visit. This place, its people, and its culture, stole my heart. We spent days driving the countryside in our rental car, wanting to see Mexico beyond the confines of our resort....

November 23, 2016

Fancy a getaway but don't have time or cashola for a big trip? I hear you. Planning (and saving) for a vacation can be tough, so I'm always on the lookout for mini-trips here in our own backyard. Recently I discovered the Brookstreet Hotel,...

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