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Paris Explorations

Paris is always a good idea. That was my thought when I suggested to my Mom that we take a trip to Europe and start with Paris. We’d already had a mother-daughter trip to France in 2009 and I felt we were long overdue for another visit. I booked us a quaint apartment on the ...

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Two great hotels on the same street in Quebec City

Last month, I was invited to try two very different hotels on the same street in Quebec City. Le Saint Pierre and Hotel 71 are located in the heart of the old part of the city and are side by side. I had a great stay at both hotels, but I preferred one over the ...

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Butterflies Go Free

Monday morning I was surrounded by butterflies in a very special setting thanks to the Montreal Insectarium and their Butterflies Go Free experience at the Botanical Garden. In a tropical clime (between 24 and 29 degrees), I strolled through the main greenhouse where I flirted with the prettiest of butterflies. If you have never gone, ...

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Celebrate Love Under the Sun with Transat

Say “I do” to the beach THE most memorable Christmas I ever had was when I traveled to Venezuela to be a bridesmaid for my girlfriend, Alexandra at her wedding in 1994. (Major TB!) The wedding was held just before Christmas and it was amazing, but what was even better is that after she got hitched, ...

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Head South And Off the Beaten Path with Transat

All-inclusive doesn’t have to mean all beach all the time The first two snowfalls of 2016 already have me dreaming of a Winter escape to warmer climes. So when Transat asked me to share a few different ways of visiting their sun destinations, I was happy to do a little fantasy research. My parents are headed ...

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