Escape the City

Columbia Icefield: Exploring Athabasca Glacier

Columbia Icefield: Exploring the Athabasca Glacier

The Columbia Icefield is breathtakingly rugged and serene. Discovered in 1883 by three Canadian Pacific Railway construction workers, Banff National Park is home to majestic mountains, stunning glacial lakes, caves and roughly 250 glaciers. Since 1940, the Ic... Read More...
TRAVELLING ACROSS CANADA WITH VIA RAIL

Travelling On VIA Rail’s Canadian Line

Quite possibly the most popular line with VIA Rail, the Canadian line runs from Toronto to Vancouver and takes passengers through picturesque northern Ontario, across the Canadian prairies, and snaking around t... Read More...
Boxcars and Beer: The Cheese Train to Uxbridge, ON

Boxcars & Beer: The Cheese Train to Uxbridge, Ontario!

My friends in Uxbridge, England, like to faff on about the famous British cook and TV presenter Delia Smith, who I’m sure is a lovely woman and a fine cook. But on this particular day it’s Cecilia Smith (@cheesebycecilia),  the expert cheesemaker – in Uxbridge... Read More...
A Day Trip to Ile d'Orleans

A Day Trip to Ile d’Orleans

If you have time for only one day trip while you're in Québec City, then Île d'Orleans should be your choice. Located roughly 17 km's from Old Québec, Île d'Orléans was one of the first settlements for New Fran... Read More...