Written by: Christopher Mitchell www.travelingmitch.com As the plane made its way over the light turquoise waters towards the famed East African archipelago, the pilot came over the intercom and with unbridled enthusiasm belted, “Welcome to Zanzibar!” In his voice, the word “Zanzibar” sounded like the final ingredient to a potion I never knew I was making. As my girlfriend and I found out, it was the first (but not last) indication that [...]
Written By: Jessica Dennis Dubai. The luxurious city-state of the UAE, where a man-made island shaped like a palm tree is a real thing, where cops drive Bugatti's and where the wealthiest come to play. The most common reason I hear why people don't travel to Dubai, is because of the price. A 12-14 hour flight, food, accommodations and leisure expenses can seem a bit daunting, but with the right planning you can [...]
Hiking The Camino De Santiago Pilgrimage Written By Caterina Salvatori Hiking the Camino de Santiago is one of those experiences that rarely unfolds as planned, therefore walking it with an open mind is essential. When I exited the pilgrim’s registry office in St. Jean-Pied-de-Port, and looked down the long narrow road before me, I saw the first of many Camino symbols pointing me in the direction of Santiago de [...]
Written by Brandon Sousa Orlando is the ideal family travel destination, with its variety of theme parks and kid-centric attractions, but that’s only on the surface. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find adventure, relaxation and entertainment for all ages. Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa I checked into Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa, a staySky property in the heart of tourist [...]
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 [...]