Niagara on the Lake is commended around the globe for its award winning icewines. Thanks to the severe winter temperatures, Niagara on the Lake provides the perfect environment for making (and enjoying) the best icewine. Continue Reading
Whether you’re taking a trek, bathing on the beach or curled up on the couch there’s one thing that is always consistent: comfortable clothing. With that being said, comfort and style do not always go hand in hand: often cottage couture leaves you looking like you’ve just survived a bear fight or stepped out of the ugly sweater section of your local thrift store. Quit compromising style for comfort and check out our latest picks for the perfect laid back lounge wear. Continue Reading
There seems to be some confusion between the lot of cottage country living quarters. You say tom-ay-to, we say tom-ah-to; British Columbians say cabin, Nova Scotians say cottage. In many cases the confusion is a case of contrasting coastal jargon, but in some cases there are distinct differences between backcountry dwellings. With chalet season upon us and cottage season on deck, we figure it’s about time to put the uncertainty to rest once and for all. Without further adieu, the Holiday Rentals Network presents a backcountry bible: a definitive guide to cottage country accommodations.
Pioneer: a person who is among the first to develop a new area of knowledge or activity.
It is the great pioneers of our Canadian past who paved the path to cottage country, and thanks to their trailblazing ways we still get to go to bed in the bush. While times have modernized – we no longer use flint to build campfires – the close relationship between pioneers and cottage country remains. As such, we dreamed up Cottage Confidential, a behind-the-scenes look at modern-day pioneers and their cultural connection to cottage country. Cottage country is more than a travel destination: it is deeply embedded in Canadian culture and its societal significance makes it a great topic for conversation.
When selecting our first subject, it was a no-brainer that we would track down Rose Reisman. Rose is a pioneering businesswoman who holds a special place in the Canadian community, and when it comes to cottage life, she has a wealth of experience and knowledge.