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2017 May 23rd

A Day of Wine, Cider and Food in the Eastern Townships of Quebec

An autumn day is the perfect time to visit the Cantons- de-l’Est or Eastern Townships, in Quebec, Canada, just an hour and a few minutes from downtown Montreal, the country’s second largest city. Villages and valleys mingle with rivers, lakes, and mountains. The year-round population was once predominantly English and is now mostly French. Conversations […]


2017 May 12th

Celebrate Canada’s 150 at the Festival of Birds

Birds and birders are invited to the May 1 to May 22 annual Festival of Birds at Point Pelee National Park. Admission to all of Canada’s National Parks is free this year in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.   Point Pelee National Park sits just south of the 42nd parallel which means it shares latitude […]


2017 May 10th

Four Reasons to Overnight on Pelee Island

Canada’s southernmost inhabited island is located in Lake Erie, south of Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, Michigan. The options for getting there are ferry, plane and boat. The island is just the right size that if you get chatting with someone on the hour-and-a-half-long ferry ride you are apt to run into them again on the […]