Bald Eagles in Flight; The Prince Rupert Airshow

The BC sky was filled with feathered dive-bombers, swooping, diving, cartwheeling and sweeping low over shallow waves, Prince Rupert, raptor squadron reporting to entertain. Dozens of bald eagles provided a spectacular display, rivalling any international airshow, their acrobatics the envy of even the most skilled pilots; an elegant dance in the sky. Every passenger was on the deck, gasping, and whooping at …

The Mural Festival in Montreal; A Celebration of Street Art

Street art done properly, it can transform a neighbourhood, and even an entire city. It enhances dull, and boring buildings, making them bright, and vibrant works of art. The streets become interesting, capturing imaginations, and a pleasure to discover. Montreal obviously agrees, as it recently held a mural festival, celebrating creativity with a variety of street art. A number of invited, talented young …

Things to do in Luquillo, Puerto Rico

Take an off-the-beaten-path look at the beach town of Luquillo, Puerto Rico on this video by talented young blogger Maria Laborde of LatinAbroad: Named after the region’s pre-Columbian chief, who died shortly after the Taino-Indian rebellion of 1513. Luquillo is a booming beach town, located 45 minutes east of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rent a car or take a guided tour: this …

A Lobster Fishing Cruise on Prince Edward Island

This trip wasn’t the one anticipated, advertised as lobster fishing; I was looking forward to an authentic experience with, you guessed it, a lobster fisherman. It may have been slightly naïve of me to have expected this, especially when twelve assorted media people boarded the bus to Georgetown, from where our adventure was due to start. I’m not sure they …