Indeed, a jewel in the heart of Vieux-Quebec… Jaro!

Check in, to check them out... you won't want to check out from the Palace Royal! We really enjoyed our stay at Les Hotels Jaro's finest; just a short walk down Rue St-Jean across from Old Quebec, and from the Parliament building, on Avenue Honore-Mercier. (Gee, how do I put the French accents on the … Continue reading Indeed, a jewel in the heart of Vieux-Quebec… Jaro!

Quebec City, the provenance of French civilization in North America

Rich in history, heritage, culture, and "the city of a 1000 attractions", Quebec City, founded in 1608, celebrates its 400th anniversary this year. Kebec - the place where the river narrows - was the first French settlement in North America, founded on July 3, 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. With so much to see, even … Continue reading Quebec City, the provenance of French civilization in North America

31 Travel Destinations? Wow, that’s some vacation!

I was being frugal, but obviously, I didn't need to be cruel... well, to myself! 😉 The New York Times has just bailed me out. With no prior travel plans made for summer thus far... here's a good place as any other from where I should begin:

Heading towards the Horizon

Often, when I'm visiting Canada, I tend to feel this way. Like I'm headed towards the horizon. Is it this country's unlimited beauty that has this effect? A deeply mystical aura surrounds this huge mass of land... there's so much to see, what a vast mass to explore! (Originally posted on BlogSpot)