Destinations

The Art of Thai Cooking: Spicing it up in the Land of Smiles and Chilies!

“Have you eaten yet?” This common salutation among Thai people (Gin Khao Reu Yang) reflects importance of food to their diet and culture. Indeed, food is taken so seriously in Thailand that kings have written odes to curries. Once you’ve tasted the real thing, you will forever crave the complex and mystical mélange.  Like the

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Exploring My Toronto

I have had a career as a travel writer for many years, yet, for no explicable reason, I have never written about my hometown. I was born, bred and educated in Toronto and I am justifiably proud of what is arguably the most vibrant multi-cultural metropolis in the world. Resulting from this merry melting pot

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Whistling Straits and the All American Dream at Destination Kohler

“The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody would put a flagstick on top…golf is not a fair game so why build a fair golf course.” Those are the “fighting words” of feisty golf architect Pete Dye, a gentleman renowned for his brilliant and challenging golf tracts worldwide. I am playing Dye’s Whistling Straits

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Swinging in Panama

An invitation to play golf in Panama intrigued me. I’ve been writing about golf and travel for a long time and have pretty much “been around the tee blocks” when it comes to new destinations, but Panama was new turf. One of the most strategically located countries in the world, Panama, between Colombia and Costa

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