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De Simone Winery

“It all started with a dream and a shovel”. Blue flames and illuminated barrels flanking golden initials, DV, are the first things you see upon entering th...
Niagara Mall

Sensual Niagara

The winters in Canada bring people inside. Inside intimate restaurants, inside lounges with live music, inside firelit rooms and inside steamy baths. The outdoo...
winter in niagara

Live Like The Locals Winter Edition

Canadians are polite, kind and sweet. This lovely stereotype pleases most of us Canadians because well, we are nice aren’t we, eh? Another handle we Canadians should have on the world stage is our HEARTINESS. Our winters are cold. There are days in ...

Cycling Surrender

The trick is to smile. Not too much, just the sides of the mouth pulled up ever-so-slightly,as Naomi Campbell says, “smize”. The road is curved ahea...
Underwater Niagara

Underwater Niagara

The water looked fast. “Let’s jump in at the same time so we don’t lose each other,” says Coral, my dive partner who at this moment, eyes smiling through ...