Author: Stella Van der Lugt

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You say Tomahto, I say Tomato

I never knew there was such a thing as a pink tomato.  Well there are… and we found them in a village named Mirabel in Quebecs Laurentian region.   Our van, ably chauffeured by...

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HANGING BY A THREAD!

As a first time TMAC Member ( Travel Media Association Canada) I had the honour to join my fellow journalists and photographers  on a recent trip to the Laurentians with as final destination Mont Tremblant....

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QUEBEC HERE WE COME!

Bags are packed, tickets printed, off to Quebec for a week of adventures with TMAC  @TMAC Quebec!  We will follow up with stories real soon!

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The Barony of Seabegs Anthem

This piece of music by the blind Celtic harpist Turlough O’Carolan. The title comes from the original Celtic name for the Barony, Seybeggis or Si Bheag and means “small dwelling place of the Elvin...

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My Nova Scotia

    The plane was shaking because of some mild turbulence while approaching Halifax Stanfield airport. I looked outside the small airplane window and saw trees, millions of trees and water. So blue and...

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AMSTERDAMNED

We arrived in a hot and busy Amsterdam on a mid September Friday afternoon  and we chose a hotel in Amsterdam Noord because of the free parking and convenient location towards the city centre.  It...

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HOW TO GAIN 4KG`S IN TWO WEEKS

For me , travelling is besides a sightseeing experience, definitely a food experience.  Coming from Europe and living in Canada it’s the food I miss the most. I never got accustomed to Kraft Dinner...

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Cock -a-Leekie soup

Having travelled a great deal I kind of got accustomed to eating rather strange food. I ate a tarantula , tasted a live green ant ( tastes like almond) cockroaches, raccoon, guinea pig among...