Cobblestone street of Bacharach

It is a small ancient town on the west bank of the Rhine. It existed before the Romans as a Celtic settlement. Its name Baccaracum came from the God of Bacchus as it supplied wine to the ancient territories. The medieval town is extremly well-preserved and can easily be calledContinue Reading

Bootstour Brügge

Good evening from Bruges. We have been here since early afternoon and are amazed at how picture-perfect and romantic this city is. Earlier on we took a boat cruise through the city and marveled at the beauty of its many canals and bridges. Where the Groenerei and Dijver canals meet, you’llContinue Reading

Boats on one of the main canals of Amsterdam with buildings in the background

Goedemorgen  (Good morning) from the charming city of Amsterdam. My wife and I arrived one day ago and we are having a fantastic time. Built on a latticework of concentric canals, this remains the City of Canals. Nearly every street you’ll find old and new side by side: quiet corners where time seemsContinue Reading

City of Prague

It’s Europe time again! Tomorrow I embark on my third trip to Europe. My last trip was the Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, and Czech Republic Eurotrip in 2013 and a lot has changed since. Early last year I temporarily moved to Colombia, came back to Toronto and started working full-time again. Needless to say this trip willContinue Reading

Waterfalls in Island of Kood

The picturesque island of Koh Kood can be found in the west of Thailand close to the Cambodian border. This island receives less tourists than the islands in the south of Thailand and is a great place to relax and unwind for a while. It is popular with families asContinue Reading

Photo of a passport on top of a suitcase full of fifty dollar bills.

I have a dream…  to set sail from Fremantle, Australia and cruise to some of Asia’s finest treasures. Having been on a Mediterranean cruise with Holland America once before, I know just how wonderful and relaxing a cruise can be and I look forward to the day when I can cross offContinue Reading

Photo of the Niagara river range lighthouse.

The charming and picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is located an hour and a half from Toronto and home to some of Canada’s most treasured heritage sites. It boasts of stunning views, fine restaurants, beautiful vineyards, and vintage bed and breakfasts that transport you back in time. Upon your arrival you shouldContinue Reading

Rows of grape trees planted at Konzelmann Vineyard

Herbert Konzelmann was in quite a predicament when he took over the reins of his great-grandfather’s German vineyard in the late 1950’s. It was around the same time that Germany’s population was in full growth and land was scarce. Unable to acquire the acreage he needed to expand, Herbert tookContinue Reading

The Azure Window (Daenerys and Drogo’s wedding)

Malta, Gozo and Comino are the only inhabited islands in the Republic of Malta, famous for its handmade lace, baroque churches and deep-sea diving. This tiny archipelago is home to an impressive nine UNESCO world heritage sites, and draws influences from having been ruled by the Romans, the Argonese and the FrenchContinue Reading

Red wine braised lamb shank

It does not surprise me that AG Inspired Cuisine appears in OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants in Canada. “The Top 100 Best Restaurants in Canada represent the establishments where creativity, consistency, and hospitality meet at every meal, every day. The list of honourees is based on an analysis of more than 275,000Continue Reading