Holyrood Abbey ruins

Travel Photo: Holyrood Abbey Ruins

The romantic Holyrood Abbey ruins at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh are a stark reminder that time and historic events can destroy the most beautiful buildings in the world. Holyrood Abbey’s name refers to “Holy Cross” as “rood” is an Old English word for “cross” – referring to the one Jesus was crucified upon. Founded in 1128 by King David I of Scotland, the abbey was the home to the Canons Regular, and used as a ...

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Food Tourism in Southern Ontario

Food Tourism in Southern Ontario

While many Torontonians and foreign visitors normally head to Niagara-on-the Lake and the surrounding wine region to immerse themselves in the culinary offerings southern Ontario has to offer, other areas such as Norfolk County offer a quieter, yet equally exciting food scene. Food tourism in southern Ontario is slowly flourishing, providing a great alternative for shopping and a new source of revenue for the local economy. Recently we decided to see if Ontario sweet corn ...

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Review Groundswell

Book Review: Groundswell – Final Overview

When I decided to review Groundswell, by Charlene Li and John Bernoff, for my Social Media Marketing course, I did so knowing that some of the content and thinking might be out-of-date.  The last update to the book was in 2011 and since then we’ve seen several key social media sites and networks rise to the top and other networks fade into the background. Part Three – The Key Groundswell Lessons for Companies & The ...

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Blog hop

How I Approach Blogging – Blog Hop

Like a snowball that picks up more snow as it rolls downhill, a blog hop (#Bloghop) is an online phenomenon where a blogger writes about the creative process behind their blog, and nominates three others to share their experiences and nominate others. I got blog hopped by my good friend, savvy digital expert and blogger extraordinaire, Christine Pantazis. She got blog hopped by another amazing blogger (who’s delving into the world of Dad blogging), Casey ...

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