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Inspiration and Information for Travellers 45+
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Sintra had me at hello. Actually, Sintra had me before that. The first ‘hello’ came when I saw a photo online of an ‘Initiation Well’ located on a 19th-century estate called Quinta da Regaleira. I wasn’t even sure what an...read more
Who knew there was a lavender farm a little over an hour from Toronto? And while it may not have hundreds of acres of purple stretching to the horizon like we’ve seen in those [heavily-retouched] postcards from the south of France, Terre Bleu is a charming...read more
It all started in 1981 when artist Peter Camani bought a run-down farmhouse and 310-acre property near Burk’s Falls, Ontario. Thirty-five years later, it’s evolved into a one-of-a-kind outdoor art installation known as Screaming Heads, with over 100 giant...read more