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The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew, is not only the biggest temple in Bangkok but also the most well-known in Thailand. The complex is located in Phra Nakhon District, the center of Bangkok, and is within...
Photos and text by Maureen Littlejohn Prince Edward Island is full of memories for me. The rolling green fields, bright red mud, sunny smiles and drivers who stop for pedestrians were just the same on a recent trip as when...
Photos and text: Maureen Littlejohn The call came at 3:30 a.m. I pulled on my jeans and sweater, wrapped a scarf around my throat and headed outside. The night air was crisp and my friends and I were all a...
By: Ngocsii One of the most enticing parts of a trip is experience and conquest –  discovering  new lands, horizons and cultures. Asia has an abundance of cultural and historical destinations with diverse cuisine and spectacular natural scenery. Many  cities...
By Tra My  Son Doong is the world’s largest cave in Vietnam’s Quang Binh Province. It was discovered in 1991 by Ho Khanh, a local inhabitant, when he was seeking shelter from the rain. Not until 2009, when the British...
Canada is the second largest country in the world and 42 per cent of Canada’s land is covered by forest. As someone who grew up in downtown Toronto, I didn’t discover Canada’s nature until a few years ago when...
By Maureen Littlejohn   When visitors come to Canada, they always want to try our most “authentic” foods. Here is a list of iconic Canadian victuals and where to get them. Maple Syrup Our flag bears a red maple leaf, so it...
The chilly night air slowly warms as the sun rises. Tat-tat-a-tat. A woodpecker’s hammering shatters the stillness and sleepy heads emerge from the tent’s opening. Yawning and stretching, the campers breathe in the forest’s fresh, pine scent and look...
Flight delays, lost luggage and zillions of nuisances may happen even if you have planned elaborately for a summer vacation. However, there are many solutions at your disposal. Doctor Khoi has many years of professional globe-trotting experience. Here are...
As we come together to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, it is fitting that we take the time to reflect on what does it mean to be Canadian past and present. Not so long ago when we asked people what being...

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