Travel Review: Arizona

With its stunning orange rock formations, bright blue skies and earthy vibe, Arizona has been on my bucket list for years now. So when I had the opportunity to travel there this November, I jumped at it! My boyfriend and his family were planning a sibling vaca to Scottsdale, the Grand Canyon and Sedona, and…

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Travel Review: Weekend in Banff

I can’t believe it’s been over two months since we travelled to Banff for my sister’s bachelorette weekend! Time really flies when it’s not winter. Now that it’s August, I thought it was time to share a long overdue travel roundup of our trip. Looking back, I’m so glad we decided to forgo Vegas or…

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Why Canadian Cottage Weekends are Good for the Soul

This summer, my boyfriend and I have made it our intention to get in as many cottage weekends as possible. Our Summer of Cottaging began during the May long weekend at a rental cottage near Haliburton, and since then, we’ve visited three others, including his family cottage in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. There’s something…

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Ireland Part Four: Cobh, Kinsale and Dublin

Our Irish road trip has been an absolute whirlwind! From the luxurious Marlfield House Hotel to the uber cool, laid-back Clarence Hotel in Temple Bar, Dublin, and everything in between, we’ve really immersed ourselves in Ireland’s rich culture and history. Needless to say, I’ve fallen even more in love with Ireland since my last visit…

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Ireland Part Three: Longueville House

After a short stay in Ardmore, we decided to head to Cork County and visit Longueville House, a gorgeous country estate near Mallow. As we drove up the long gravel drive, surrounded by sheep’s pastures, wide open fields and lush green trees, it became clear that this was the quintessential Irish country house–the perfect place…

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