Germany’s Christmas Markets

Explosions of colours at Germany's Christmas Markets!!

Today I am sharing with you my photos from Germany's Christmas markets. Be ready for an explosion of colour! 

Terminology

First let us talk about some terminology:

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QUEBEC CITY

What is Quebec City Known For?

Toboganning

1894

 One of the most popular events that Quebec is known for is its winter carnival. Quebec's winter carnival is a pre-Easter event dating back to 1894. ...

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5 Tips About How to Pack for Your Next Trip

5 Tips When Planning a Wardrobe for Trip to Europe

HOW TO PACK FOR A MULTI-DESTINATION HOLIDAY IN EUROPE

I have an upcoming trip which includes lots of walking,
train rides, bus rides, boat trips, Christmas, New Years, fine dining and beers
on the street. 

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Sandon Museum

Location

The Sandon Museum is 50 short kilometers from Kaslo, on Highway 31, which follows a river, so it is a twisting and winding road.  We spent a few hours here and it was well worth the detour.  The roads and access is good and well marked. 

Sandon found out the hard way that they could not control...
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Planning the Trip to Portugal

How We Picked Portugal

 

While I dreamed of a relaxing beach holiday, DH did not buy into that idea.  One day when the planning had stalled, out of frustration, I asked where he would like to go.  He suggested Europe, as he usually does because it is so easy, but I still felt that I wanted some sun and relaxation.  I was going through an AMA brochure and came across a long-stay offering in southern Portugal.  No sooner had I said the words, my husband said, yes, let’s...

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Maps and Newfoundland

 I want to just talk about maps for a moment. While it is probably not necessary to have a map with you when you travel, it is, however, extremely important that you have an idea of where things are in the location in which you are going to be travelling.

Several years ago I went to St. John's, Newfoundland, and I landed at the airport in the pitch darkness. It was raining. I picked up my car which I had...

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