Island

Portrait of an idyllic New England island: Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard. For me, it conjures up images of the Kennedy’s, windswept beaches, red and white striped lighthouses, bright red lobsters and beautiful yachts anchored off shore. A playground for the moneyed elite of America’s East Coast. I was definitely intrigued by this glamorous island. Also, as a lover of anywhere that is mildly maritime-y, […] Read more…

Poutine and French speaking in Quebec

I have been interested in visiting the province of Quebec for a long time, intrigued by what life is like in Canada’s Francophone province. Our first stop was Montreal. We had set up couch surfing with Mat and Marie, a French Canadian couple living in Verdun, a suburb on the outskirts of the City. Mat […] Read more…

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