She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.
The land of Peter Rabbit really does exist in England’s Lake District, which was assured perpetuity when his creator, Beatrix Potter, bequeathed 14 properties to the National Trust when she died in 1943.
The Palacio in Estoril, Portugal is a lot like Sean Connery’s Bond – suave and graceful, intriguing yet friendly, classy with a sense of style.
Many Canadians are looking beyond the northern border for medical care ranging from dental crowns to hip replacement surgery. Their search is often due to frustrations over unbearable wait times, expensive elective procedures, or the desire for a specialized treatment unavailable at home.
Almost every bend in the Tuscan road produces a WOW moment as you drive through rolling hills and the patchwork-quilt of vineyards, olive trees and wheat fields dipping into valleys and clinging to hillsides, with colours of green and brown and reddish gold depending upon the season and the crop. Adding accent are the stately, slender cypress trees standing guard along long driveways leading up to stone villas.