48 hours in Montréal: explore and eat! 

While the Montréal Jazz festival was the main draw to visit the city, we found that it was a great place to visit, with a wide variety of fun things to do! Here are our top 10: 1. Walk around old town Montréal: Take a free walking tour– the guides are locals who know and […]

8 hours in Mexico City

We normally like to spend at least 48 hours in any city/national park we visit. But there’s always a first. Here’s a blow-by-blow account of our action packed 8 hour layover in Mexico City. We discovered the art and history of the city and of course the food. And it all started with breakfast! This is us […]

Hidden labyrinths around San Francisco

Looking for something to do off the beaten path in the San Francisco Bay Area? If you don’t mind short hikes there are hidden labyrinths worth visiting in Oakland and San Francisco. Both are true labyrinths i.e. only one path to the center rather than a maze, which offers several choices. Read on! Labyrinth at Lands End, […]

2 days in Banff National Park-Day 1

Day 1 We went to Banff at the end of our Canadian trip. We flew into Calgary Airport and the drive to Banff is just over an hour. Since it is so easily accessible, there were a lot of people at the park. But it’s so huge and there’s so much to do that we […]