Touring the Thousand Islands Region: A Glimpse of Victorian Summers at the Thousand Island Park

Imagine a by-gone era when Victorian summer days were spent outdoors; croquet, badminton, tennis, fishing, boating or modestly swimming with friends. Evenings were for family gatherings, playing card and board games. Tucked away at the southwestern tip of Wellesley Island, New York, such a place still exists in the summer community of Thousand Island Park (TIP). Our…

Québec Carnival : The Winter Event of North America

In February, when many Canadians escape to warm and sunny destinations, we elected to embrace the weather. In true Canadian fashion, we braved the cold and joined in the festivities at the world’s biggest winter celebration, the Québec Winter Carnival! We’ve had memorable trips with the extended family to the Carnival and this year, it was time to initiate our…