• Where to eat in Playa del Carmen

    Playa del Carmen is a tourist city, so finding a restaurant that isn’t a tourist trap can be challenging. Here’s my list of best restaurants in Playa del Carmen that offer quality food for any budget level.

  • 5 days in Molise, Italy

    This is a unique road trip itinerary that takes you through a region of Italy that featuring hilltop towns built on rocky outcrops, pre-Roman ruins, castles and fortresses. Virtually unknown to tourists, don’t be surprised if you don’t see another foreign tourist during your entire visit. We share some of the best things do during your 5 days in Molise.

  • Scuba diving in Capo d’Acqua

    Hidden away somewhere near the centre of Italy is a scuba diving gem. In the 1950s, a valley was flooded to create an artificial lake for hydroelectricity. In doing so, they flooded a collection of ancient ruins that is now a scuba diver’s paradise. Scuba diving in Capo D’Acqua (sometimes written as one word: Capodacqua) […]

  • Scuba diving in Belize

    Scuba diving in Belize

    We visited Belize in February, as an escape from our Canadian winter. Our home for the week was the Belize Aggressor III, a 110-foot yacht with 9 staterooms. We splurged on the single “master” stateroom, located on the sun deck.

  • Where to eat in Montreal

    Where to eat in Montreal

    If you’re visiting Montreal, here is a list of classic Montreal foods that you must try, and where to eat them. This isn’t necessarily your list of best restaurants in Montreal, but a list of where to eat in Montreal to try all the best local dishes.

  • Scuba diving in Roatán, Honduras

    Discovering Roatán’s coral reefs with Anthony’s Key Resort Even though we got our open water certification in Roatán, we didn’t really get to see all that scuba diving in Roatán has to offer (underwater) because our training dives had been limited to just a few dive sites. A few of the main Canadian charter vacation […]

  • Scuba diving in Saba and St. Kitts

    Our first scuba vacation With our relatively fresh PADI Advanced Open Water and Nitrox certifications, the next step was to take advantage of our hard work and get some dives under our belt. Sort of by accident, we ended up scuba diving in Saba and St. Kitts. We nearly ended up in Cozumel when Air […]

  • Scuba diving with nitrox

    Scuba diving with nitrox

    It’s hard to get into diving without hearing the word nitrox thrown around. So what’s the fuss about scuba diving with nitrox? Many non-divers incorrectly believe that we dive with pure oxygen (I guess because it’s oxygen that keeps us alive). Most divers dive with the same air we breathe on the surface… it’s just compressed […]

  • 5 days in the Yucatán

    5 days in the Yucatán

    The Yucatán peninsula is where the Mayan civilization reached the peak of its development. It is home to important Mayan cities, including Chichen Itza, Mayapan, and the city that is now the capital of the Yucatán, Mérida. In this itinerary, we show you how to spend 5 days in the Yucatán based out of Mérida, discovering the ancient Mayan sites.

  • 5 days in Mexico City

    5 days in Mexico City

    Mexico City isn’t necessarily the most obvious travel destination, but it’s gaining in popularity. With its fascinating history and stunning architecture, it’s easy to see why. This guide explains how to spend 5 days in Mexico City, hitting all the key sights and attractions.