Cool and unusual places to visit –

I visited  Burleigh's Falls - this is a 30 min drive from our cottage.  Burleigh's Falls is in Buckhorn, ON, just past Lock 28, in Kawartha Lakes.   The falls are more horizontal than vertical therefore calling it a chute. I had to get onto the rocks close to the river to find a good … Continue reading Cool and unusual places to visit –

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Hiking Egypt Falls, NS –

Last week while we were at Cabot Links in Inverness NS, we decided to go on a hike to Egypt Falls.  Since I'm not a golfer I decided to google hiking trails around the area, I came across photos of Egypt Falls, since it was close to where we were staying we decided to go. … Continue reading Hiking Egypt Falls, NS –

A Weekend at Niagara-On-the-Lake

We spent a great weekend in Niagra-On-the -Lake (NOTL), which is a quaint little town just outside of Niagra Falls , ON.  We stayed at the vintage hotel - Queen"s Landing.  Queen's Landing is a Georgian style mansion,  with views of the Niagara River -  and  140 newly renovated rooms.   I dropped my hubby … Continue reading A Weekend at Niagara-On-the-Lake

China – Part 4 – Beijing

I last left you at the airport ready to fly to  Beijing, when we got to Beijing we boarded our bus and headed to the hotel.  We had some rest time and then made our way to dinner at Lost Heaven.  Such a romantic restaurant, the food was so good, as was the decor but … Continue reading China – Part 4 – Beijing

China – Part 3 – X’ian

My trip continues when the next morning we boarded a flight for X'ian, home of the Terracotta Warriors and is a World heritage site.  Arriving in Xian, again we met up with our tour guide and made our way to see The Terracotta warriors.  I was pretty excited, I have seen so many photos and … Continue reading China – Part 3 – X’ian

China – Part 2 – Hangzhou

When I left you last we had arrived in Wuzhen Water Town.  There were so many waterways, traditional buildings , this town is 1300 years old.  So much many cafes, bars, restaurants and shops to explore.  We met our tour guide and walked around the town, over bridges, down narrow streets, we stopped at a … Continue reading China – Part 2 – Hangzhou

China – Part 1 – Shanghai

China is an ancient and fascinating country with a history and culture full of wonder and mystery. China’s vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000 km of coastline and the iconic Great Wall of China runs east-west across the country's north. The capital city of Beijing mixes modern architecture with historic … Continue reading China – Part 1 – Shanghai

3 days in Hong Kong 🇭🇰

Hong Kong 🇭🇰 Getting there-   After a 15+ hour (closer to 18 hours) direct flight to Hong Kong we finally arrived.   Mistakenly,  we booked a hotel in Macau our first night and then 2 nights in Hong Kong.  Even after our research we didn't quite realize that we could have booked 3 nights in Hong Kong and … Continue reading 3 days in Hong Kong 🇭🇰