Tagged: Canada

Niagara Falls not frozen over

Major media have reported that Niagara Falls has frozen over. That’s just not so. It may look that way since a layer of ice covers everything, but tons of roaring water still...

Unusual hotel touches for Toronto weekend

An athlete shown working with a kettleball was the surprise  above my bed at the Le Germain in Toronto In the 6-by-3-foot black-and-white photo above my bed, a reclining man’s bare chest,...

Best breakfast ever a Canadian treat

Smoked Atlantic salmon crepe with citrus crème fraiche, a hard cooked egg with pickled red onions and fried capers as served for breakfast at Escabeche in the Prince of Wales Hotel, Niagara-on-the-Lake....

Niagara-on-the-Lake visit sublime in spring

The 150-year-old Prince of Wales Hotel is a landmark in the middle of Niagara on the Lake Just back from Niagara-on-the-Lake where spring is about a week earlier than here – at...

Shoe shopping in Toronto

If I didn’t have bunions I probably would have bought shoes during my recent visit to Toronto. While ambling down Queen Street West with two longtime Torontonian women pals, we stopped to...

Toronto’s CN Tower Edgewalk

Despite my best intentions to challenge my fears, I didn’t complete the Edgewalk around the top of Toronto’ s CN Tower. I am still trying to determine what made me chicken out at...