Orchards and Vineyards; A Mini Day Trip

A few weekends ago, I made a little day trip to an orchard and a vineyard a couple of hours outside Montreal. We spent the day roaming around the orchard, tasting wine and cider, and taking pretty pictures. It was the perfect way to end a long weekend! These are just a few colourful shots from the day. Pinnacle Orchard and Cidery        Vignoble de L’Orpailleur Winery Hope you […]

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5 Amazing Day Trips from Milan

Milan is an excellent home base for several beautiful day trip destinations in and around the Lombardy region, as I mentioned in my “A Week in Milan” post. If I haven’t yet managed to convince you that Milan is worth a visit, perhaps these day trip possibilities will make you reconsider! I have to admit, we had intended to do a few more trips (including Lake Maggiore & Lugano, Switzerland) but, unfortunately, […]

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Healthy Breakfast Oatmeal Recipe

Back again with another quick and healthy recipe!  This oatmeal is a great way to start your day off on the right foot and will keep you full all morning long. Plus, it actually tastes great! Prior to discovering this recipe, I only used to eat the Quaker Maple and Brown Sugar oatmeal (which is loaded with unnecessary sugar) and I was really skeptical about trying plain oatmeal. This recipe […]

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