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Category: Canada

Augustinian Monastery, Quebec City

  With torrential downpours and chilly temperatures, the start to my Quebec City/Women in Travel Summit trip was not going as hoped. As I looked for indoor activities the Augustinian Monastery Wellness tour seemed like a unique option that involved some exercise so I signed up! The Augustinian Monastery (Le Monastere des Augustines) in Quebec City had a 45 million dollar renovation in 2015. When completed, it entailed a spa, restaurant, holistic medicine clinic, museum, and hotel. The newly improved and expanded complex won architecture awards as well as being a fantastic addition to the Quebec City wellness scene. The Read More

Banff National Park

Banff National Park is a beautiful thing- waterfalls, lakes, and mountain views scatter the landscape and has been on my bucket list since first seeing photos of other people’s travels on Instagram. I will admit I picked the wrong weekend for a peaceful weekend as it was a 3 day holiday weekend in Canada during my travel to Banff. It made for some crowded parking lots, hiking trails, and lack of affordable accommodation, hence the tiny house Airbnb outside the parks. The town of Banff itself was very crowded with tons of traffic so I only stopped along the path Read More