“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn- Situated along the North Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, lies a beach town with a vibe of surf and soul, a place of fire dancers and flip flops, body boards and open air patios with a view. It is a place to […]
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time.” -T. S. Eliot- Located in northern Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, is perhaps a place missed on many wander-lists. It’s a city buried under snow six to eight months […]
“What’s best about those seaside towns is that they are like time warps, and that’s why people go there.” -Harland Miller- Nestled along the Passamaquoddy Bay of New Brunswick, Canada, is a charming colonial town as rich in beauty as it is in historical significance. Consistently voted as one of the 10 most beautiful towns […]
“The mountains are calling, and I must go.” -John Muir- If you spend any amount of time on a road in Alberta, Canada, after May 1st, chances are you will meet the caravans of residents hauling trailers and all name of toys for enjoying rough roads and back country. We are masters of camping, we’ve […]
Rome is home to history, art and the power of an empire that shaped our world. The Colosseum is rich in tales, arches and footsteps, and should be on every travelers wish list.
“Family, like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” -Unknown- We live a very fortunate life, not only for our ability to travel, but simply to be part of a four generation family with extremely close bonds. Every time I watch my daughters interact with my […]
“In the end, I still prefer the sound of the winds in the firs across the brook more than the tinkling of crystal.” -Anne of Green Gables- Prince Edward Island is a place like no other. It’s not just a step back in time, but a place where time itself seems to linger, running a […]
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – air, mountains, trees, people. I thought ‘This is what it is to be happy.’ -Sylvia Plath- Welcome to Alberta’s majestic backyard, our larger than life playground. Each and every time I pass through the park gates, I can feel the weight of the world […]
“Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.” -Michael Faraday- I suffer from what I affectionately call “Water-Lust”, a deep yearning to be near the waves, to stick my toes in the sand and listen to the roars and the ripples. I […]
Sometimes unscheduled stops and unplanned discoveries turn into the most memorable moments of travel. Portofino is a destination for the rich and famous, from stunning Paraggi beach to the harbourside shops and restaurants, Portofino is an incredible family destination.