Posts By: Chris Dugas

Barbados Snorkeling

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A major goal of our trips to the Caribbean is trying to squeeze in as much snorkeling time as possible. Our recent cruise included a stop in beautiful Barbados, so we were very excited to check out some of their shipwreck sites and swim with their famous sea turtles. I found the brilliantly bright turquoise waters of Barbados to […]

Stingray City Antigua

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Out of all the excursions we had planned on our recent Caribbean cruise, I think the one we were most excited about was our visit to Stingray City in Antigua.   Us ZOO folks are big animal lovers and any chance we can get to interact with exotic creatures in their natural habitat, we are all […]

The Pros & Cons of Cruising

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Various cruise lines have been making headlines lately, and mostly for all the wrong reasons. From the Costa Concordia disaster to all the bad press about Carnival cruise ships, it might make some people reconsider cruising on a resort ship for their next vacation.   But the truth is, taking a cruise is a lot like flying. […]

The Windjammer Inn Restaurant Port Stanley

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Its always nice for a change of pace to get away from your home base on weekends. Even grabbing brunch in a neighbouring city or town makes you feel like you had a mini vacation. We are fortunate in London to have picturesque lake shore towns like Bayfield and Port Stanley in such close proximity. This past Sunday we […]

A Cat in Paris vs A Monster in Paris

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Whether its live action or animation, Paris has to be one of my all time favorite film locales. Starting with iconic monuments like the Eiffel Tower, The Arc de Triomphe and The Sacré-Coeur Basilica to serve as the dramatic backdrop, then throw in the charm and romance of sidewalk cafes, cobblestone streets and a vintage jazz soundtrack, […]