Elora Mill Hotel & Spa

By Danielle Leonard |  Photography by Pearle Hospitality It’s not easy to find the perfect weekend getaway for one, yet that’s what I was seeking. A luxurious setting to transport me far away from the stresses of everyday life, but only a relatively short drive away. I wanted to indulge …

Luxury Adventures

Exploring possibilities for curated experiences around the corner, around the country & around the world By Barbara Ramsay Orr Near: Canoeing The Grand The breeze is soft, the riverbanks green, and the birdsong sweet. Water laps gently against the side of my canoe. This, my friends, is the perfect way …

Retreat into nature the Canadian way

By Josephine Matyas Allow me to boast about life here, north of the 49th parallel. If there’s one thing that defines Canada, it’s our wealth of unspoiled settings and wild spaces – connecting with the outdoors is Mother Nature’s tonic for whatever ails you. Happily, there’s an entire spectrum of …

Top five luxury golf destinations around the globe

Content courtesy of The Travel Corporation Canada Banff Springs, Canada The Canadian Rockies coupled with the luscious greenery courtesy of Mother Nature makes the Banff Springs Golf Course a stunning picturesque golf course, but golfers shouldn’t be deceived as the course provides a challenging game. For a truly luxury experience, …

The Rideau Canal

By Bruce Kemp The warmer weather has finally arrived, bringing with it the excitement of enjoying the great outdoors. It’s hard to imagine a better way to do so than cruising the picturesque waters of southern Ontario while relishing the finer things in life. I recently enjoyed such a boating …

Luxury adventures

By Barbara Ramsay Orr Toronto: two ways to explore your backyard this summer Want to visit the best museums or get an in-depth look into Toronto’s food scene? Guided Toronto can show you the best of The Six, your way, and in private luxury. The company runs walking tours through …

Nassau: A Bahamian Bon Voyage

By Goldie Tock There’s something about flying into the Caribbean and looking down through the clouds to the vivid blue waters that’s breathtaking. The warm breeze on your face instantly makes you feel relaxed and on island time. It was a hop, skip, and a jump from the Nassau airport …

Victorian Luxury

Story and Photography By Gary Crallé The city of Victoria, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, is almost too cute to be true. Voted second best small city in the world by Conde Nast readers in 2017, it’s seemingly built on a human scale of pleasantries. Indigenous cultures and …

Luxury Adventures

By Barbara Ramsay Orr Nova Scotia It’s always a good thing when food and art combine. Executive Chef Dale Nichols, at the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa in Nova Scotia, collected his best recipes for his latest cookbook, From Palette to Palate, and invited artist Lynda Shalagan to illustrate the book with …

Luxury Adventures

By Barbara Ramsay Orr Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, South Africa It isn’t often that jet lag is a good thing, but that was the case at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve in the Gansbaai region of the Western Cape. In a private villa nestled into the hillside, on a second cup …