Hôtel le Germain Charlevoix

5 reasons why you should stay here

In January I hit the highway and headed to Baie-Saint-Paul. How come? Because I was invited for a VIP experience at the Hôtel le Germain Charlevoix. Formerly known as La Ferme, the Germain hotel group took it over last summer. And with good reason because it’s one of the most beautiful spots and one of…Read article >>

The Nutcracker Fund for Children

Help bring more children to see the ballet

Each Christmas I look for some way to help those less fortunate to have a happy(er) holiday. This year, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal asked me if I would like to share with you their crowdfunding campaign to help bring 2800 underprivileged and sick children to experience the wonder of the Nutcracker. If you…Read article >>

Veuve Clicquot Celebrates 160 years in Canada

I hopped on the champagne train to Quebec City for a memorable fête

You’ve probably had a glass of Veuve Clicquot at some point, maybe to celebrate a special occasion, but did you know about the kick-ass #GIRLBOSS behind the Yellow Label? Let me tell you about Barbe Ponsardin, aka, Madame Veuve Clicquot. Barbe married François Clicquot when she was only 21 and she became his widow (veuve,…Read article >>