Winter is Wonderful in Québec

by Susan McKee on February 3, 2016

Winter weather in much of the Northern Hemisphere is cold. There’s snow. There’s ice. But there also are brilliant blue skies and sparkling vistas. Instead of fleeing to the beaches of the Caribbean, consider embracing the season. Bundle up and head north to Canada, where they know how to do winter right. Take Québec City, […]


Québec’s Ice Hotel: An Ephemeral Work of Art

by Susan McKee on December 16, 2013

Daylight beaming through a hole in the ceiling woke me up. Lying in bed, half asleep and warmly cocooned in a mummy bag, I realized that my nose was cold, my breath had left a frosty ring on the edge of my sleeping bag, and my cap had fallen off. Oh, yeah. I’d spent the […]


Valentine Suggestions from The Travelers Way

by Mary Jo Manzanares on February 14, 2013

We’re sending out the very best in Valentine wishes to our readers. And since we know some of you may be looking for romantic travel ideas, we have some of those to share with you as well. Now, it’s too late to pull any of these off today, but you can find a card and […]


Getaway Canada: Quebec City

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 3, 2012

Chateau Frontenac Quebec City Canada

Located along the Saint Lawrence River, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America.  The city was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608, and given an Algonquin name meaning “where the river narrows.”  Quebec City was originally a walled city and it remaining ramparts, giving it some of its historical charm, […]