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Eight years or so ago I bought Henk a book called Bed in a Tree, a collection of weird and wonderful types of accommodation from all around the world. Included here was a listing for Free Spirit Spheres, spherical treehouses suspended in a small forest of cedars and...read more
There is more than one way to get high in Tofino, Canada’s version of a California surf town, but the one that draws people to this town by the thousands probably isn't the one that immediately comes to mind. No, the real high that people seek in Tofino is a natural...read more
"Farmhouse chic" is all the rage as a décor trend these days, but it is also how I would describe our stay at Transvaal Farm Guest House in Perth County, about 2 hours outside of Toronto. The perfect balance of authentic farm living with all the upscale comforts of...read more
A few weekends back, Henk and I escaped to the country – or rather, the County, Perth County to be exact. And what we discovered after a couple of days enjoying farm-to-table food, exploring tiny towns and meeting with friendly locals, is that Perth County feeds you...read more