Category - Did You Know

28
Feb

Belmond Hotel das Catartas

  Situated in the heart of Iguaçu National Park, Best of the Best award-winning Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is an ideal base camp for experiencing thunderous Iguaçu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This charming colonial-style hotel offers 193 guestrooms set amidst lush grounds and rainforest. Spend days marveling at Iguaçu’s rainbows and waterfalls, playing […]

28
Feb

Frida Kahlo at Home

The next time you travel to Mexico, immerse yourself in Frida Kahlo at Home by Suzanne Barbezat. This fully illustrated book explores the effect of Mexican culture and tradition has on the work and life of Frida Kahlo. Frida was a Mexican artist, activist and unintentional fashion trendsetter. She lived from 1907 to 1954, much of […]

28
Feb

Best brunches in San Francisco

  Part of any great holiday is the treat of going for brunch (after a long sleep-in, of course). And where better to check out the brunch scene than San Francisco? Laurie Armstrong, who has handled the PR for The City by the Bay for almost 20 years, gave us some mouth-watering suggestions. Tip: Unless […]

30
Jan

Five Reasons to Visit Belgium

  Reason enough to visit Belgium? The food, of course. Decadent, sweet waffles are sold on nearly every street corner, chocolate is as much a masterpiece as the Bruegels and Rubens artwork, and moules frites are washed down with crisp, cold Belgian beer daily in restaurants across the country. But there’s more – the country […]

28
Dec

Travel better in 2017

Travel better in 2017. Here are three things that will save you time and help reduce travel related stress.   Get Nexus and save time at the border Buy Travel Insurance Planning a vacation is a lot of fun. No one wants to think that everything won’t go as planned, however, unforeseen events do happen, therefore it’s […]

23
Dec

You don’t know jack

A holiday cocktail served at Prohibition, Rosewood Georgia, Vancouver. Ingredients 2 oz Jack Daniels Tennessee whisky, “fat washed” with almond and hazelnut butter (see note below) 3/4 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 oz Pumpkin Spice Syrup (see note below) 1 egg white Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker without ice and shake vigorously […]