Quenching your thirst, Kingston style

Kingston is the largest city in South Eastern Ontario and truly a mecca – yes I said it – mecca of delicious food. You can find everything from fantastic bison burgers to upscale poutine to Baja style ceviche (and lots more). But all of this great food deserves great drinks to wash it down. Lucky for us, Kingston also boasts all sorts of fun and …

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Prince Edward County – Sandbanks and pretty landscapes

Hi, I’m Giulia! At Audrey’s we love food, fun, family and travel. We are enthusiastic to share the sweet and savoury, be it in the kitchen, in our travels or just snippets of our life. We juggle a family, full-time jobs and mostly healthy, manageable meals. Food is related to our stories and sometimes stories define our food. We live life to its fullest and …

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Kayaking Narrows Lock to Westport on Upper Rideau Lake. Two Thumbs Up!

Sometimes kayaking feels like a dream. Paddling from Narrows Lock on the Rideau Canal waterway, across Upper Rideau Lake with 15 kayakers to the charming village of Westport, Ontario on a fair weather day was dreamlike. There were too many things to like at both ends of the paddle route and along the way. This is a fantastic paddle to share. Bring friends! I give …

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Enjoying the Food in Prince Edward County

Hi, I’m Giulia! At Audrey’s we love food, fun, family and travel. We are enthusiastic to share the sweet and savoury, be it in the kitchen, in our travels or just snippets of our life. We juggle a family, full-time jobs and mostly healthy, manageable meals. Food is related to our stories and sometimes stories define our food. We live life to its fullest and …

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Smuggler’s Glen Golf Course: Pure Golf

In terms of a pure golf experience, one that optimizes the beauty of The Great Waterway, one needs to look no further than Smuggler’s Glen Golf Course. Located in Ivy Lea, in the heart of the 1000 Islands, Smuggler’s was nominated for the Best New Course in Canada by Golf Digest in 2006, and played host to the inaugural Great Waterway Classic on the Canadian …

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Black Bear Ridge: A True Golf Experience

Ever since Black Bear Ridge golf course made its debut in 2005, it has been collecting worldwide accolades. The course, located just off Highway 37 north of Belleville, was named one of the top three new courses in Canada in 2006, and when Golf Digest announced it’s new list of the top 30 golf courses in Canada in late 2012, Black Bear Ridge was on …

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Kingston Buskers’ Festival Preview: Q&As With Two of the Most Anticipated Performers

This week (July 11-14), knife jugglers, flame throwers, hapless clowns and every other type of street performer in between will descend on downtown Kingston for the city’s 25th annual Buskers’ Festival. Every year, it’s one of the most popular events of the summer, and 2013 shouldn’t be any different, especially when the lineup includes Sheesham & Lotus & Son, a Kingston-based trio of ragtime musicians, …

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Visiting Prince Edward County Wineries

Hi, I’m Giulia! At Audrey’s we love food, fun, family and travel. We are enthusiastic to share the sweet and savoury, be it in the kitchen, in our travels or just snippets of our life. We juggle a family, full-time jobs and mostly healthy, manageable meals. Food is related to our stories and sometimes stories define our food. We live life to its fullest and …

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Best Seats in the County: Dining at Lake on the Mountain

[photos courtesy of Matthew Segal] A trip to Prince Edward County isn’t complete without taking in the beauty of Lake on the Mountain. Lake on the Mountain is a natural body of water perched atop a mountain overlooking the Bay of Quinte. The Lake is 62 m above the Bay, so standing on the shore of the lake and looking down upon the Bay of …

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Cruising the 1000 Islands: Live Entertainment Options

For some, calm waters, a sunny day and a stop or two at a castle is all that’s needed to enjoy a 1000 Islands Cruise. But for others, live music or a murder mystery would also be welcome, especially while aboard in the evening. Here are four cruise lines that offer live entertainment for those looking to add something extra to their voyage around the …

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