Friday, November 30, 2012

A Canadian party you won't want to miss!

Sasketchewan Roughriders Pep Band. Photograph by Brian Quinn,Travel Photographer.
Regina's ready to party this weekend to kick-off the 101 Grey Cup...a year from now! You gotta love those Sasketchewan Roughrider fans and better start planning now for your Grey Cup weekend travel plans to Regina next November.  It's a Canadian party you won't want to miss!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Two Canadian icons in Toronto this weekend

Gordon Lightfoot at Mariposa Folk Festival.  Photograph by Brian Quinn, Travel Photographer.
Celebrating the 100th Grey Cup with an all-Canadian, all-star halftime show including iconic balladeer, Gordon Lightfoot.  Toronto is the place to be this weekend for fun and football... see you there!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Revisiting Vallarta in Cruise Holidays Compass Magazine

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
The smiling sun shines down on the gold-tipped tiles of The Guadalupe Church; the Cathedral's iconic crown regally stands guard over a still-authentic Old Town Puerto Vallarta, harbouring tradition in its pretty plazas and cobblestone streets.  Join Janie as she revisits Vallarta in the Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Cruise Holidays Compass Magazine.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Videos of Janie's television days

Janie's television promo shot. Photograph Janie Robinson, Television Journalist.
Lots of folks are asking to see some stories from my television days.  My 20-year television career with CHUM TV went from "weather girl" to news anchor, as well as producing, writing and hosting television shows.  Take a look back at  Janie's good-old-days in television.
Guide to VRLand Algonquin Voyageur Quest Part 1
Guide to VRLand Algonquin Voyageur Quest Part 2
News anchor

Friday, September 21, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012

Canadians cash-in on the Continent

Europe Travel. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
No need to count your pennies for that trip across the pond.  Check out Janie Robinson's Saturday Star Travel section cover story for ways to get more bang for your buck in Britain and more loot for your loonie across the EU in her latest Toronto Star article

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Mariposa Folk Festival

Jann Arden at Mariposa Folk Festival. Photograph by Brian Quinn, Travel Photographer.

Join Janie Robinson at Orillia's Mariposa Folk Festival this weekend, July 6-8, and discover all the fabulous folk festivals across the country this summer with the 2012 Canadian Folk Festivals Guide.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Disney's Cars Land Grand Opening

Disney's Cars Land. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer 
Janie Robinson's hanging out with Lightning McQueen at the full throttle grand opening of Disney California's Cars Land in her Toronto Star travel story at

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Segs on the Beach in Southern California

I'm in Huntington Beach, California and just had "Segs on the Beach"! From fun Segway tours on the sandy beaches of Surf City USA to amazing art in lovely Laguna, explore Southern California's sun-soaked beautiful beaches with Janie Robinson in the Toronto Star.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Janie's Royal Travel Taboo

Where I come from, when a guy invites you to join him for tea, and it's his birthday, you get him a card.  Turns out, it's not quite that simple if the guy happens to be His Royal Highness Prince Philip.  Find out why in Janie Robinson's latest story in the Summer 2012 issue of  DREAMSCAPES magazine.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Say Aloha to new Disney hotel

Janie with Mickey & Minnie at Disney's Aulani Resort & Spa in Oahu, Hawaii. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
Join Janie Robinson at Disney's first destination resort and spa in Hawaii.  While Mickey, Minnie and the gang are obviously a popular part of this new family resort on the Leeward Coast of Oahu, celebrating Hawaii's rich history, culture and storytelling traditions is what Disney does best at Aulani Resort & Spa.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Janie Robinson at home in Crete and around the world (The United Church Observer)

Here's one of my favourite stories about two of my favourite subjects - my hometown of Vasey and travelling! Janie Robinson's Easter Spirit Story is in the April 2012 issue of The United Church Observer.
Spirit Story April 2012 United Church Observer. Story by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer

Wednesday, April 4, 2012


Janie Robinson celebrates a time-honoured Easter tradition on Bermuda's pretty-in-pink Horseshoe Bay Beach in the April 2012 issue of Westjet Magazine.   Bermuda's annual Good Friday's Kite Day Festival  is a fun-filled beach party with live music, dancing, tasty treats and rainbow of colourful kites dancing in the brilliant blue sky above the island’s pretty Easter egg-coloured pastel homes. The Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda has a family fun four-day Easter Holiday program April 5 - 8

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Molokai - the Newfoundland of Hawaii

Molokai, Hawaii. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
With just one hotel, a main street that shuts at sunset and not a traffic light or spa in sight, this quiet and quirky Hawaiian island isn't everyone's cup of coconut milk.  Relatively few visitors find their way to Molokai, but Janie Robinson did and loved it!  Discover an authentic way of life and some great colourful characters in this unspoiled tropical paradise, in Janie's Toronto Star travel story

Monday, February 13, 2012

Sun, Sand and Satisfaction in 2012

Beautiful Bermuda. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
Tropical breezes and sparkling sun-kissed seas lure Canadians to the Caribbean this year, with new direct flights, award-winning cruise ports, fast ferries and an innovative Total Visitor Satisfaction rating for 33 captivating island destinations.  Janie has a sampling of what's new in 2012 in her latest travel story in DreamScapes Travel and Lifestyle Magazine.  Here's a look online ...

Monday, February 6, 2012

Vallarta Views

Hacienda San Angel view over Puerto Vallarta. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
Join Janie in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - where the smiling sun shines down on the gold-tipped tiles of iconic Guadalupe Church, pretty plazas and cobblestone streets of a still-authentic Old Town.  Janie's
Revisting Vallarta story and Hacienda San Angel profile are featured in the Winter/Spring 2012 issues of CRUISE & TRAVEL LIFESTYLES magazine.   Here's a look online...

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Aloha and Happy New Year from Hawaii

Aunty & Minnie in Hawaii. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
Celebrate the New Year at Disney's new Aulani Resort & Spa in Oahu, Hawaii.  Minnie and Mickey joined the family-fun at this morning's Aunty's Breakfast, with songs, dances and activities, all celebrating beautiful Hawai'i.  Join Janie at Aulani - A Disney Resort & Spa on Facebook and watch for her Aulani Disney story and video in the Toronto Star.