Destinations, Experiences, International

The Tonopah Historic Cemetery is just a few feet to the right of the office of the Clown Motel.

The Tiny Terrors of the Clown Motel of Tonopah, Nevada

  This small-town motel brings together creepy clowns and a historic cemetery There’s nothing particularly remarkable about the town of Tonopah, Nevada. About two and […]

May 15, 2016 ×


Quartier des Spectacles

Winter Montreal, inside and out

In summer, Montreal is chockablock with outdoor arts festivals. In winter, Montreal is freakin’ cold. But there’s still art-y fun to be had — and […]

November 24, 2015 ×


Photo by Jason Dziver

Christmas in the Canadian Rockies

Creating a Christmas card perfect holiday in the mountains The snow is so thick, it’s a small miracle that the horse-drawn sled full of wide-eyed, […]

November 18, 2015 ×

Destinations, Food, International

Portland is known for its craft breweries and Deschutes is one of the best. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

12 Hours in Portland

Eat, drink, and be quirky in America’s current bohemian capital. Portland has earned itself a reputation as a hipster haven — thanks to the Portlandia […]

October 26, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences

Albo’s research suggests the building’s impressive architecture follows Masonic lineage all the way back to ancient Egypt. Photo by Bob Keelaghan

Manitoba Legislative Building’s Hermetic Code Tour and the riddle of the sphinx

A historical tour guide uncovers the mysterious Masonic codes of the Legislative Building in Winnipeg “You will become a more intelligent, better balanced and altogether […]

July 15, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences, International

Norwegian cycling routes generally follow older roads or trails considered safer and more interesting than major highways. Photo by Eric Doig

Norway by bike: A genealogical odyssey, part three

Part three: Awkward introductions and ancient history It was early afternoon the next day by the time I had cycled out of Nesbyen and the […]

June 2, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences, International

Some coastal campgrounds feature wooden cabins great for drying out after a rainy day of cycling. Photo by Eric Doig

Norway by bike: A genealogical odyssey, part two

Part two: Viking lands and marching bands Norway has a series of National Cycle Routes. I followed route No. 1 as outlined in the very […]

June 1, 2015 ×

Destinations, Experiences, International

The sparsely populated coast of South Norway features pretty little towns, majestic fjords, hills and forests. Photo by Eric Doig

Norway by bike: A genealogical odyssey

Part one: From Kristiansand to Oslo in search of an Old Country connection “Welcome to Norway!” offered a cheery crewmember as I headed for the […]

May 29, 2015 ×

Destinations, Food

The waters of Tofino Inlet are calm enough for easy kayaking. Photo by Elizabeth Chorney-Booth

Remote Tofino is a coastal cuisine hot spot

Vancouver Island rainforest town serves surprising gourmet spread Though it’s the middle of August, it’s a cool day at Chesterman Beach on the west coast […]

May 20, 2015 ×