Archive | July, 2013

Bees, Bears and Boats

24 Jul

Or a day in the life of a West-Coast island chef… Ryan Orr is executive chef at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. You can only get to his place of work by boat or seaplane, so as […]

Hydrate like a Pro

19 Jul

Four days into this heatwave, I’m starting to feel like these candles. My brain is as gooey as these cookies, baked in a Toronto cop’s car.  And I’m thirsty! I don’t want to give up exercising outdoors, nor do I […]

A Taste of Ireland: Second Helpings of Dublin

10 Jul

There usually comes a point on vacation when you hit a wall. After a week of go-go-go across Ireland, with a little less sleep than I need to be a nice human being, I hit mine on the drive back […]

A Taste of Ireland: The Burren

3 Jul

Hand me a baby animal, and everything feels right with the world. Holding onto this four-day-old kid at St. Tola’s Farm, in The Burren, County Clare, feels like the highlight of my entire trip to Ireland, in the moment when […]