September 20, 2014

What Dog Owners Ought to Know About Atlantic City, New Jersey

What Dog Owners Ought to Know About Atlantic City, New Jersey

When the bipeds said we were going to Atlantic City and would walk the Boardwalk, I was eager to go! I imagined bygone days when men wore hats and ties and women wore pearls as they strolled the Boardwalk, and was looking forward to seeing a modern version of that. But I was sadly disappointed. [...]

September 13, 2014

What Every Dog Owner Ought to Know About Brigantine – New Jersey – USA

What Every Dog Owner Ought to Know About Brigantine – New Jersey – USA

Four days at the beach is a perfect way to start a holiday and an even better way to recover from a terrible cold. Ask Mom. Suzanne of The Boomeresque, her husband Steve, and sweet pup Dino invited us to come “to the shore” with them before we visited Philadelphia. As luck would have it, Mom [...]

September 6, 2014

What Dog Owners Ought to Know About Binghampton – NY – USA

What Dog Owners Ought to Know About Binghampton – NY – USA

One of the things that make road-trips fun are the stops you make along the way. Being in the car and seeing nothing but highway isn’t my idea of a good time, but I can manage it for a while if I know that we will stop to explore and discover new sites. This is [...]

August 30, 2014

With-Dog Road-Tripping!

With-Dog Road-Tripping!

We have been doing a lot of driving lately. We have travelled more kilometers (miles) in the last four months than we normally do in a year. It started with a short trip to Toronto and Kleinburgh in May, then a long road-trip that took us through two provinces and three states visiting wonderful places [...]

August 23, 2014

What Dog Owners Need to Know About Wolfe Island – Ontario – Canada

What Dog Owners Need to Know About Wolfe Island – Ontario – Canada

When you are next in Kingston – because after my review of Kingston, you are going to go, right? – I recommend taking the ferry to Wolfe Island for a day of relaxed adventure. You will not regret it. Wolfe Island, named after General James Wolfe (“Wolfe” with an “e,” not my ancestors), is the [...]

August 16, 2014

Update on the First “Montecristo Travels” Children’s Travel Story Book!

Update on the First “Montecristo Travels” Children’s Travel Story Book!

So much has happened since I made my announcement about the upcoming book. There is a slow and steady hum of activity with the book and, Dear Reader, so much excitement that I can barely contain myself! Having someone enthuse, “I am pre-ordering two copies!” just makes me grin from ear to ear and sets [...]

August 9, 2014

Staying With a Dog at the Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water’s Edge – Ontario – Canada

Staying With a Dog at the Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water’s Edge – Ontario – Canada

Now THAT is a brilliant idea! It’s nice when you feel welcome before you even arrive, isn’t it? That was our experience with the Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water’s Edge. (Phew, that is a long name!) Mom had called before making our reservation to ensure that the information on their website regarding pets was [...]

August 2, 2014

What Dog Owners Ought to Know About Kingston – Ontario

What Dog Owners Ought to Know About Kingston – Ontario

  Very pretty City Hall!     There are not many small cities in Canada that pack the historical punch that Kingston does. The city’s motto is “Where history and innovation thrive,” and it certainly has the history part covered: The city’s nickname is “Limestone City” because of the many heritage buildings constructed using local [...]

July 26, 2014

What Dog Owners Should Know About the Humber River Trail – Ontario – Canada

What Dog Owners Should Know About the Humber River Trail – Ontario – Canada

I have a short post for you today, Dear Reader, but a good one if you like long walks or hikes. I am about to tell you about the Humber River Trail near Kleinberg. So lace up your walking shoes and follow me! How It All Began: The Humber River watershed encompasses 600 lakes, ponds [...]

July 20, 2014

The Famous Big Apple Highway Stop! Ontario – Canada

The Famous Big Apple Highway Stop! Ontario – Canada

The fun thing about having a travel blog is that you occasionally end up checking something out you would normally ignore… just in case it might make for a fun, or at the very least interesting, post.  That is how we ended up stopping at the kitschy monstrosity that is “The big Apple”. Located between [...]

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