De Simone Vineyards, A Small Winery With a Big Heart

Niagara has a plethora of vineyards, hence why this area is known as Canada’s Wine Region. On previous visits, I have toured and tasted at many of the larger vineyards, and I am now in search of the smaller, boutique style, family run wineries….and I found just that at De Simone Vineyard. De Simone Vineyard may be small, but it is a winery with a big heart located right in the middle of Ontario’s premier wine region.


Best Winter Destinations for the Solo Traveler

Deciding a destination when travelling solo can be overwelming. In the Best Winter Destinations for the Solo Traveller, we have made it easy to pick a place for your next solo winter destination. There is a destination for solo travellers, whatever their interest.



Banff Gondola – Oh What A Ride

A couple of years ago I was in Banff Alberta touring around for a few days. Despite everybody telling me that I just had to take the Banff gondola up Sulphur Mountain, I absolutely had no plans or desire to go up that mountain on the gondola!  That decision quickly went by the wayside.   I made a last-minute decision to stay on the bus and not go back to my hotel, and give the gondola a whirl.  I had a blast!!!

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