Curious about Collette?

While the thrill of independent travel can be a wonderful thing, sometimes you don’t want to spend your time fiddling with maps. Sometimes, it’s appealing to go with a small group of like-minded people instead. But how do you decide between the big tour companies? Well, we’ve been wondering too! One name that keeps coming … Read more

Impressions of Barcelona

Story by Anne Burns Barcelona was, for me and my husband, the perfect destination for a week’s getaway. We booked on impulse, taking advantage of special fares, having always vaguely intended to visit the city. We had very little fore-knowledge of Barcelona, other than a TV documentary about the architecture of Antoni Gaudi and a … Read more

Trailing through the Allegheny National Forest

The Allegheny National Forest is Pennsylvania’s only national forest and is approximately 517,000 acres. The national forest offers an extensive series of four-season trails, over 1287km of interconnected hiking, biking, ATV and snowmobile trails, making it a perfect destination for your next outdoor adventure! In addition to outdoor adventure, there are scenic driving trails, food … Read more

Are you getting the compensation you deserve from airlines?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]We’re all so used to flight delays, overbookings, lost luggage and other minor airline issues that it’s easy to forget that your airline ticket is a contract— when an airline does not provide the services you paid for, the law requires it to keep you informed, treat you fairly and offer a solution or … Read more

A short adventure in Quebec’s Eastern Townships

Story and photos by Helen Hewetson This past summer I was invited to explore Quebec’s Eastern Townships for a few days with a group of journalists. Of course I accepted in a flash: this land of English-speakers has long intrigued me. A holdout region in a sea of Francophones – the notion vaguely reminded me … Read more

An Aegean Odyssey

Article and photos by Gail Robinson-Gow I took a Mediterranean cruise last summer – and this article highlights my journey. Before I describe the trip in more detail, here are some basics: our cruise was run by a one-ship cruise company, called Voyages to Antiquity, on their Maltese-registered vessel: The Aegean Odyssey. Our cruise itinerary … Read more

Beautiful Bruges

Story and (most) photos by Barbara Bagnell. A visit to the medieval city of Bruges had long been on our wish list, so last spring when my husband Ken and I were in Europe for five weeks, we finally took the time to visit. It was an eight-hour train journey from the South of France. … Read more