Photo Essay – Beautifully Quaint Quebec City

Can’t afford to go to Europe? Go to Quebec City. That’s not officially their slogan, but it should be. Quebec City is a beautiful, old fashioned city that is far more accessible to the American traveling family than a trip to Europe would be. If you have been wanting to expose your children to something […]

The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum

The recently opened Children’s Adventure Garden in the Dallas Arboretum is one of Dallas’ newest attractions, but it is also one of the best. Unlike anything I’ve ever experienced, this children’s garden is more like an outdoor science museum with a special focus on botany. There is so much more here than just plants, and […]

Photo Adventure – Eagle Mountain Park, Texas

Sometimes, I forget to take a look in my “backyard” for beauty. I’m so busy traveling around and finding places far away to share with you that I don’t take the time to look at what is close to home. There is this great little park to hike in near Eagle Mountain Lake north of […]

Photo Adventure : Chateau des Charmes Vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Although I’ve never been much of a wine drinker, I like to consider myself an agri-enthusiast. That might not be a real word, but I enthusiastically find agriculture to be interesting so it seems an appropriate moniker. When I saw “Tour a Vineyard” listed on my G Adventures’ Quebec and Ontario Explorer tour, I saw […]

Photo Adventure – Being Seduced by Montreal

Montreal was a little intimidating on the surface. Not only is it a larger city full of history and culture, but even communication was a concern. French is the primary language of the city, and beyond “Oui” and “Bonjour” I am hopelessly lost in the language of love. Every once in a while I get […]