Andrew Hind

daffodils

Radiating Spring Joy: Daffodils

Canadian winters are long and dreary. We find ourselves longing for the arrival of warmer days, the melting snow, and the revitalization of our yards. Spring, w...
niagara on the lake spa

Snowy Scenes and a Soothing Spa

Winter brings its own unique joys. If you find the right setting—that beautiful, natural spot where snow mounds up like fluffy pillows or quaint historic commun...

Cranberries For The Holidays

Vibrantly festive with their red hues, cranberries are the quintessential holiday accompaniment. Harvested during October and early November, these juicy, buoyant gems signal that the joyful Christmas season is just around the corner. One of the most...
Navy Hall

Overshadowed History at Navy Hall

Ontario is separated from the United States by the Niagara River that flows east between lakes Erie and Ontario, first through the mighty Niagara Falls and on b...

A Royal Welcome – Grand Duke Alexei’s Niagara Visit

Throngs of cheering and adoring people, each one eager to get closer to the Royal, to draw near enough to see his handsome face and perhaps even say hello, crowded the railway station in Niagara. The Royal waved casually and distractedly to the masse...

A Road Trip Through History

The 168 National Historic Sites managed by Parks Canada are places of profound importance to Canada. Each one tells its own story, representing an ill...
The history of Fort Mississauga

RELIC OF YESTERYEAR: Fort Mississauga

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Fort Mississauga is a National Historic site, but unlike many Canadian fortresses of its era— Fort York in Toronto, Fort Henry in Kingston, and nearby Fort George—it hasn’t been restored nor is it a well-known tourist attraction...
Andrew Hind

Andrew Hind

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A freelance writer who specializes in travel, history and lifestyle, and whom in addition to countless articles, has written over a dozen books on a wide range of topics.