"You don't want to go do a Lake Minnewanka cruise?" I asked my husband as we sat in the Bow Valley Grill at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in the mountain town of Banff, Alberta, having just finished a buffet breakfast the size of 3,000 alpine lakes. "It's a boat tour. It's scenic! We'll have fun!" Clearly Mark w … read more
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Secrets! Who doesn’t love secrets? If you’re thinking of exploring the Pacific Northwest on the Coastal Passage Route with Rocky Mountaineer, that paragon of luxury r … read more
My husband has a new fixation - hiking. (I blame Reese Witherspoon in the movie Wild, and Bill Bryson for writing A Walk in the Woods). Apparently we ( Mark and I, … read more
Call me the Countess of Balmoral - that's the pseudonym Queen Victoria used when she visited Aix-les-Bains, a popular spa town in France. And my first official duty w … read more