rows and row of colourful fruit

Ontario Getaway: St. Jacobs Farmers’ & Flea Market

Just one and a half hour’s drive from downtown Toronto, near Kitchener and Waterloo, lies Ontario’s Mennonite Country, complete with working farms, picturesque towns, Ontario’s last wooden covered bridge, and a huge market full of fresh food, antiques, and flea market finds.  St. Jacobs Farmers’ & Flea Market is open Thursday and Saturday from 7am…

Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

Little Corn Island is a tiny speck in the Caribbean sea less than 1.5 square miles in land area and with fewer than 1,000 residents. Travel by foot is the main form of transport on the island, as there are no cars at all and only a few bikes. No banks or ATMs either so…

a small street with shops on either side

Winter in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Located an hour and a half from Toronto and only 45 minutes from Buffalo, NY, Niagara-on-the-Lake is a picture-perfect historic little town in the heart of Ontario’s wine country.  Although April to October are peak tourist season, coinciding with warmer weather and the Shaw Theatre Festival, there are great deals and plenty of activities here in the…