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 such as Binghamton NY, Brigantine and Atlantic City on the Jersey Shore, splendid […]

Toronto's waterfront fire hall.

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the travel industry is suffering these days. Apparently, we all have less money to spend on the perceived luxury of travel. Yet, the truth is, for many of us, not being able to afford travel doesn’t stop us from wanting to do it. In fact, I believe that apart from world peace and a cure for cancer, travel is likely one […]

Sailing around the Mediterranean - The Countdown Begins!

(Please note that the trip has been sadly deferred read about why here)   Dear Readers, I may have mentioned or alluded to this in passing before, but now it’s official: The Montecristo Travels Team will be sailing around the Mediterranean! I know, right? I’m so psyched! Like so many great adventures, a simple idea is, in fact, something far more complicated to realize. We certainly could go […]

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As the nice weather has finally arrived up here in the “Great White North” and as the highways become safer and less traitorous our thoughts turn to road trips.  We travel abroad twice a year, but we also really enjoy discovering things a little closer to home.  A few places on our list of possible destinations this year are Niagara Wine Country, The Thousand Islands, Tremblant or a possible trip up to […]