Destinations

Barbados: Going “Home”

Barbados: Going “Home”

I spent three years of my childhood living in Barbados, so any opportunity I have to go back feels like I’m going home. While I’m Canadian and have no Barbadian roots whatsoever, the friendliness of the local people and the vibrant colors of the landscape welcome everyone with open arms. Related Story: Grenada: The Caribbean’s Spice(…)

Grenada: The Caribbean’s Spice Island

Grenada: The Caribbean’s Spice Island

We’ve almost all heard of Barbados, Jamaica and Antigua but Grenada, one of the Caribbean’s lesser-known island, holds just as much beauty as the three aforementioned islands with a lot more privacy and tranquility.

North America’s Top 5 Ski Resorts

North America’s Top 5 Ski Resorts

Let’s admit it – no one likes when those long, hot summer days slowly turn into Fall, making way for the snow and slush of Winter. What better way to remove some of that Winter-related anguish, than to start planning your next snowy getaway? So head into your storage closet, try on those ski boots(…)

Visit Mt. Aso via ASO Boy! Limited Express

Visit Mt. Aso via ASO Boy! Limited Express

A fun ride for the family Text & Photography | Fiona M. King Launched in 2011, ASO Boy! is a limited express train operated by JR Kyushu. If you plan to visit Mt. Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan, the ASO boy! offers one of the easiest ways to get there. It also boasts(…)

Culinary Delight: PauPatri Restaurant, Boracay

Culinary Delight: PauPatri Restaurant, Boracay

Best kept secret on Boracay Island? Text & Photography | Emily Lee “How did you find out about this place?” asked the German chef from Hong Kong, with a hint of anxiety on his face. It was as if the place were a hidden treasure yet to be discovered by Indiana Jones. PauPatri Restaurant is(…)

Destination Guide: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Destination Guide: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Text | Anjeeta Nayer  Photography | Fiona M. King About Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), the largest city in Vietnam is a pulsating metropolis located on the Saigon River on the edge of the Mekong Delta. This city, which is currently home to more than nine million people, has featured prominently(…)

Istanbul, a Paradise for Food Lovers

Istanbul, a Paradise for Food Lovers

Text & Photography | Stephanie Lagopoulos George Bernard Shaw said, “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” The people of Istanbul could not agree more. Spend even 24 hours in Turkey’s cultural center and you will enjoy mouthwatering Turkish delights in a variety of flavors, succulent kebab and a selection of mezes,(…)

Gallery: The Notre Dame Cathedral; Ben Thanh Market, HCMC

Gallery: The Notre Dame Cathedral; Ben Thanh Market, HCMC

Gallery: The Notre Dame Cathedral; Ben Thanh Market, HCMC Text: Anjeeta Nayer | Photography: Fiona M. King The Notre Dame Cathedral The Notre Dame Cathedral, which is located in the downtown area of Ho Chi Minh, was built by the French in the late 19th century by procuring building materials from France like bricks from(…)