NearandFarAZ

Faces & flavors, Quebec City

For me, Jocelyne Belleau perfectly summed up the Quebecois’ passion for their home. “My blood is maple!” the diminutive dynamo declared dramatically, hand on her heart. With that, I knew I was in good hands for my first… Read More

How to eat and drink like a Canadian

Let me start by saying that I realize Canadians don’t live on a daily diet of poutine and Caesar cocktails. Any more than Arizonans have a chimichanga and margarita for lunch every day, or San Franciscans, sourdough bread… Read More

Falling for charming Vancouver

The stereotype is that Canadians overuse the word “eh” – you know, as in “We are all Canucks, eh?”   But while I don’t think I heard a single “eh” on my recent trip to Vancouver, British Columbia,… Read More