Tag: North America

The Whole Picture: El Castillo at Chichen Itza

The Whole Picture: El Castillo at Chichen Itza

| January 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

El Castillo is a step-pyramid that dominates the centre of the Yucatan’s Chichen Itza site. Built by the pre-Columbian Maya sometime between the ninth and twelfth centuries, El Castillo served as a temple to the god Kukulkan, a Mayan deity that resembled a feathered serpent.

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Hawaii: A State of Grace

Hawaii: A State of Grace

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The floral-infused air kisses your face, the roar of waves fills your ears, and your eyes can’t find one spot in which to rest upon as the landscape before you offers a plethora of stunning views. Exhale. You’re in Hawaii.

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I love Las Vegas!

I love Las Vegas!

| July 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

You don’t have to spend all day putting your chips down. There’s a surprising number of things to do in Vegas aside from gambling.

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Looking Back: On Returning Home

Looking Back: On Returning Home

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

May you laugh, may you laugh, like hail falling on a tin roof, may you laugh.

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Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Perhaps the greatest thing about staying at Mandalay Bay is the sheer variety of things to do and see. After checking out your lavish room, pay a visit to the pool, often billed as the absolute best pool in all of Las Vegas.

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Bare Country: Canada’s Five Best Clothing Optional Beaches

Bare Country: Canada’s Five Best Clothing Optional Beaches

| May 6, 2010 | 13 Comments

Municipal and provincial governments in Canada are starting to realize that clothing optional beaches are good, not only for tan lines, but for the bottom line

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