Here for the Beer – A Weekend in Victoria for Craft Beer Lovers

What do craft beer and the Gold Rush of the mid-eighteenth century have in common? Both altered the history of BC's capital city of Victoria. In the mid-1800s, as would-be millionaires stocked up on supplies in Victoria en route north to seek their fortunes in gold, the population of the future capital surged rapidly. It... Continue Reading →

Sunday Special – L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland (VIKINGS!)

Canada's most easterly province of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic region has a long history dating back 9,000 years with the Maritime Archaic people. Through the millenias other cultures thrived from the Dorset Culture to Beothuk Culture. Then Europeans arrived in the 16th century. Or so we though - until it was discovered that... Continue Reading →

Sunday Special – Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival

Happy Thanksgiving weekend from Canada. Tomorrow, Monday, is our official day for this holiday yet it is safe to say Canadians far and wide are using whole weekend to give thanks. Along with this holiday comes plenty of food. So today we will look at an annual food festival in Canada's smallest province of Prince... Continue Reading →

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