This is what my Rick Steves guidebook says about Geneva. “Skip the big, dull city of Geneva: instead, sleep in fun, breezy Lausanne.” Well! I loved Geneva, even if I was there less than 24 hours. I loved the view from my window at Hotel le Richemond that overlooks Lake Geneva, though it seemed particularly poignant […]
Just how risky is it to go off on your own? I wrote about hiking alone a few weeks back after walking in the wilds of northern Saskatchewan. I wrote about being scared of bears, of human predators, and, well, mosquitoes are annoying, too. But I never could have predicted the tragic attack on a […]
The problem with writing a road trip piece is that you have to leave most of it out. Word counts (the size of an article) are getting smaller because attention spans are shrinking, advertising is down, space is limited, blah blah blah. But every now and then you can’t resist doing an article with a bigger scope, […]
A grassroots campaign in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, saves historic William Perehudoff murals from destruction.
This morning I went for a long walk around Waskesui Lake in Prince Albert National Park up in northern Saskatchewan. It was windy and cool and moody and beautiful and this is when I realized that solo travellers, especially women, are short changed in the tranquil hiking department. First off, I was paranoid about bears. […]
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