Amsterdam in the Fall

Travel Photo: Amsterdam in the Fall

Amsterdam in the spring is supposedly very lovely, with tulips and other flowers blooming and greenery everywhere. However, Amsterdam in the fall season also has its own charm. The golden leaves are everywhere in the canals after a strong wind or rainstorm, like in this photo that I took while playing tourist in 2011. Others Places to Visit Areas beyond ...

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Tips for blog posts

How I find inspiration: tips for blog posts

Mastering blogging is sometimes not easy to achieve, although there are many out there who claim to have found the magic formula for excellent blog posts. They often share their tips for blog posts that draw numerous pageviews and shares. Despite blogging for the past few years, I continue to grow as a writer, blogger and photographer while at the ...

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Hilton Falls Conservation Area in Winter

Hilton Falls Conservation Area in Winter

Hilton Falls Conservation Area in winter is a magical place – snow-covered, still and for the most part very quiet. At the beginning of January 2010, Frank and I had our first hiking date on a chilly, sunny and snowy day at Hilton Falls Conservation Area near Milton, Ontario. We fondly remember me ensuring his ears were warm by pulling ...

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Exploring historic Edinburgh

Honeymoon in the UK: Day 5 – Exploring Historic Edinburgh And Scotch Whisky

Day five of our honeymoon in the UK had us exploring historic Edinburgh and Scotch Whisky. Recuperated from our long first day in Edinburgh, we enjoyed a hearty breakfast in the hotel restaurant and headed for more exploration of the city. Day two in Edinburgh included a chilly, brisk wind and lower temperatures. Walking fast helped keep us warm, but ...

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2013 New Years Resolutions1 - 2013 New Year's Resolutions and Travel Bucket List

2013 New Year’s Resolutions and Travel Bucket List

It’s that time of year again! For making New Year’s Resolutions and updating the travel bucket list. Last year, dear reader, I made no resolutions. And guess what! I kept to my plan! I didn’t make any promises to myself, and frankly, 2013 was one amazing year. Planning our wedding with 200 guests; moving in with Frank; house-searching and then ...

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Misty morning in the country1 620x330 - Taking photos from a moving car

Taking photos from a moving car

My husband Frank loves to be behind the wheel when we do a little drive out into the rural areas of Ontario, north from our hometown of Burlington. I’m usually in the passenger seat taking photos from a moving car and thoroughly enjoying the challenge of snapping something that will appear fairly sharp and well-composed. Normally, it would be best ...

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