Raspberry Brownies

Raspberry Brownies for Two with Chambord Glaze from Desserts for Two by Christina Lane. Ingredients 5 tablespoons (2.5 ounces) unsalted butter 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1/4 cup all-purpose flour small handful fresh raspberries For […]


Best Honeymoon Destinations

The Best Honeymoon Destinations by month.  Planning your post-wedding getaway? Find out the best time of year to travel to the most popular honeymoon spots from classic beach escapes, romantic European tours or more adventurous locales. January, February & March Escape the chill after your winter wedding and hit the beach! The Caribbean, Maldives, Costa […]


5 Things to do Pre-Travel

1. If possible, check-in or register online. Traveling usually involves post-booking documents, such as completing paperwork for your upcoming cruise or tour. Do this early, and you can help guarantee the dinner reservation at the hot restaurant, the best times for spa treatments, a spot on the excursions you want, and more. 2. Watch your […]


Irish Pubs Outside Ireland

Irish Pubs are ubiquitous. Here is a list of some of our favourite far-flung Irish Pubs in which to raise a glass of Guinness. Molly Malone’s, Puket Thailand O’Hagan Pub, Lusaka , Zambia The Blarney Stone, Oaska Japan The Dubliner, Cape Town the Irish Times, Victoria, BC The Green Linnet, Paris Hamilton’s Pub, Belgorood, Russia The […]


In Praise of the Staycation

Travel is great for the soul.  It expands our worldview, gives us an even greater appreciation of our own home and reenergizes us as it forces us to step away from the treadmill of every day. The only thing is, sometimes the problem with travelling is, well, the travelling part.  Prepping for a vacation can be […]