Written by Jessica Dennis I scream, you scream, we all scream for... popsicles? The days are longer, the sun is brighter and you’ve been in hibernation for long enough. It’s time to shed those coats and winter blues and start getting your creative juices flowing. Now we're all familiar with the daiquiris and margaritas of the world, but those ordinary cocktails are so 2016. Wow your guests with one or all three [...]
There's no place quite like the West. Teeming with history and cowboy tales, destinations in the Western U.S provide travellers with a unique experience marked by stunning rugged landscapes and cultures rooted in old-world charm. Pack your bag, dust off your boots and travel with us to these top destinations in the American West. Colorado Colorado Trails Ranch Book the ultimate family getaway to Colorado Trails [...]
April showers bring the promise of May flowers, but dreary days filled with rain tend to leave us dreaming of places like 'The Golden State!' Boasting some of North America's most beautiful beaches, charming boardwalks and exciting entertainment, California is a fantastic year-round destination. If you're planning an upcoming getaway to California, this is the blog for you! Keep reading to learn about our top California destinations. Ventura [...]
INGREDIENTS • 1 part Two Oceans Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot • 1 part cherry juice • 2 parts soda water • Rosemary sprig to garnish (optional) INSTRUCTIONS 1 Add ingredients to a glass with ice. 2 Garnish with a rosemary sprig if desired.
INGREDIENTS • 2 cups Two Oceans Shiraz • 2 cups apple cider • 2 Tbsp mulling spices • 3 Tbsp fresh ginger (peeled, grated and packed) • 2 Tbsp orange rind INSTRUCTIONS 1) In a saucepan over medium heat, combine ingredients. 2) Simmer for half an hour. Strain before serving and serve with a stick of cinnamon!
There are few festivals as vibrant and colourful as New Orleans' Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras, also called Shrove Tuesday, refers to the celebration of rich and indulgent feasting before the fasting period of Lent. Celebrated in the lush and beautiful state of Louisiana, Mardi Gras offers a truly unique experience in culture, music and food, featuring some of Louisiana's best flavours and entertainment. In celebration of Mardi Gras, this blog post highlights our favourite [...]
5 Ontario Destinations You Need to Visit This Winter Ontario is known for its scenic landscape, rich culture...and cold winters! Although many people are inclined to bundle up and stay inside when temperatures plunge below zero, Ontario offers sensational experiences for those who want to embrace winter. From relaxing retreats amidst a winter wonderland to exhilarating rides down pristine ski slopes, Ontario is your winter playground! In [...]
A Positive Message: Top 20 Sustainable Aid Organizations By: Michelle Johannesson While much of the news is troubling and sometimes even bleak, there are truckloads of people doing great things in the world. We want to change the conversation and put emphasis on the positive stories that will lift your spirits and inspire. An impressive number of people dedicate their lives to bringing about positive sustainable change — and it’s making a difference! [...]
Calling all football fans! It's Super Bowl 51 and we're gearing up to watch the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons in Houston's NRG Stadium. Super Bowl is always a highly anticipated event, bringing families, friends, and neighbours to crowd around televisions to watch one of the year's best shows in sports and entertainment. Are you hosting a Super Bowl party? Whether you're the ultimate sports fan or simply waiting to [...]
STEP 1 FIND A REASON TO TOAST From celebrating big life events to simply enjoying being with friends, Russians always find a reason to toast! STEP 2 SERVE RUSSIAN STANDARD WELL-CHILLED But don’t put it in the freezer because that mutes the flavour, and who wants to do that? Russians never put their vodka in the freezer, but rather keep it in their refrigerator. The perfect [...]