Nova Scotia Beach Experiences 2 – Visiting Nova Scotia’s North Shore

Red mud is more than limited to PEI.   Nova Scotia’s Amherst Shore shares this rougy wonder.   This area is on Nova Scotia’s Sunrise Trail and the waters of the Northumberland Strait. The red sand looks great in photos, but up close it’s more brown. This year we cottaged on Heather Beach and visited the surrounding…

Canadian Abroad – Travel Tips for Touring Quito, Ecuador

  Quito is the capital of Ecuador and the highest elevated capital city in the world.  The city is also one of the first World Cultural Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO in 1978. I have been to many UNESCO sites, so it was special to visit Quito.  I am an approved Explorer Quotient Trainer for…

Canadian Abroad – Rule Britannia, Touring England

This was my last morning in Brussels. I lounged at the hotel  rather than last-minute shopping for chocolate.  The train to London departs from the Midi Train Station.  I hailed a small cab waiting outside my hotel.  To the cab driver’s dismay, I was only going to the train station and not the airport.   This cab driver…

Canadian Abroad – Experiences Touring Belgium

If you lived in a country where every second store was a gourmet chocolate shop and you brewed great varieties of beer, wouldn’t you think life was grand?  We all know the properties of dark chocolate; combine that with beer… men and woman should be grinning from ear-to-ear!  May be their lovely disposition is because…