Summer at Whistler with Grandkids!

Summer at Whistler with Grandkids!

Every year, my daughter and I take her boys on some sort of adventure.   This year it was to Whistler, British Columbia – home of the 2010 Winter Olympics.   And while you expect some fabulous improvements to this winter venue after the big games, the town has...
Best Darn Breakfast Restaurant in Vancouver

Best Darn Breakfast Restaurant in Vancouver

The best darn breakfast restaurant in Vancouver is without a doubt the Scoozi’s Mediterranean Bar and Grill. My girlfriend and I love this place. Scoozi’s is more than a restaurant, it’s an experience. And the experience starts with its owner and...
Retire in Banff, Alberta

Retire in Banff, Alberta

Looking for a cool place to spend the summer?   Or a winter wonderland?   We found just the place for you!   The town of Banff, Alberta, Canada is simply amazing.   This cherished gem in the Canadian Rockies is a town of just 8,500 permanent residents and tourism is...
Retire in Almonte, Ontario

Retire in Almonte, Ontario

One of our readers suggested that we write about her home town in Canada and listed several reasons why.   The first thing I discovered is that the town is very close to where my grandfather was born and raised (in Kingston) and I remember the countryside being quite...
Retire in the South Okanagan Valley, Canada

Retire in the South Okanagan Valley, Canada

Your first visit to the Okanagan Valley will definitely surprise you!  Touted as Canada’s only desert, the Okanagan valley has rocky hillsides, sagebrush and pine trees.  And running right down the middle of the valley are several very big lakes.   The area...
Retire in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Retire in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

If the hot summers are killing you, head north to Canada!   Those who retire in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia will find a great summertime climate, friendly neighbors and plenty to do.   Just across the Halifax Harbour, is Dartmouth, the”City of Lakes”.  On the...