Afternoon Tea at Chateau Laurier

Last weekend, we had the pleasure of hosting my mom in Ottawa as the first house-guest since we moved to Ottawa. We took this opportunity to get our daughter’s ears pierced and celebrate with High Tea. We have never been to High Tea while in Europe. It really is a British thing and we hadn’t […]


The Ultimate List Of Thoughtful Gifts For Travel Lovers

The Best Gifts for Travel Lovers 2018: Travel Gifts For Every Budget: Hunting for the best gifts for travel lovers?  Contrary to popular belief, travelers aren’t actually that tough to shop for. There are plenty of awesome, practical and thoughtful travel gifts we usually have our eye on. 


Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans Day Trip

zaanse schans

A mere 30 minutes ride from the center of Amsterdam would transport you back into the Dutch Golden Age. The Zaanse Schans is recreated for an authentic Dutch experience dating back to the 17th and 18th century and is a popular tourist destination. Zaanse Schans can easily be done in a day and is considered […]