Category Archives: cycling

Toronto’s Tour de Dufflet: No cake walk

School’s out and I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than doing two of my favourite things: cycling and eating dessert!  Dufflet Pastries’ annual Tour de Dufflet during Bike Month lets you eat your sweets guilt free, as … Continue reading

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Five favourite things about Canada’s favourite spa

Upon entering the serene stone-walled grounds to Ste. Anne’s Spa in Grafton, Ontario, it’s easy to imagine stealing away into the transformed secret garden described in famous children’s author Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel, The Secret Garden. Built in 1858 by … Continue reading

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Fall for cycling in Northumberland County

Switch gears this fall with an invigorating cycling trip in Ontario’s countryside. Autumn is the best time of year to push off on a cycling adventure. Make a day of it or book an overnight stay. What better way to … Continue reading

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Praha moments in the Czech Republic

I knew my inaugural trip to central Europe’s Czech Republic would be a good one when my KLM flight served ice cream on the plane. It was ginger, to boot; my favourite flavour. I was headed to the Czech Republic … Continue reading

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Explore Wiltshire County with History on your Handlebars

            The hoopla of the Tour de France Grand Depart in Yorkshire, England last summer has reminded me of my unforgettable cycling journey in rural England. It didn’t involve the speed or the distance of … Continue reading

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Trains, Planes and Bikes

I rode my BMW mountain bike roundtrip from the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel to McDonald Beach Park. You can also ride or take your bike on the Skytrain public transit to downtown Vancouver (25 minutes on train). Check out this … Continue reading

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Coastal Mountain High

Read my story GoodLife Unionville-Fall-winter2011-B.C.-Whistler on things to do and see in British Columbia. Go for the dim sum in Richmond, the desserts until midnight at Thiessen in Vancouver, the seafood in Steveston, and call it a night at Nita Lake Lodge in … Continue reading

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