Wednesday, April 29, 2015

From Holland, with love!

Janie in Holland tulip field.  Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
Janie in Holland tulip fields.  Photo by Brian Quinn

Join Janie Robinson tiptoeing through the tulips in her latest Toronto Sun travel story and posted  in over 45 newspaper site across Canada on Postmedia Network  From Holland, with love! Iconic dutch tulips bloom on both sides of the oceanGorgeous tulips like these are a part of our proud Canadian history.  The Dutch sent 100,000 tulip bulbs to Ottawa in the fall of 1945, in appreciation of Canada's role in liberating Holland and protecting the royal family in the Second World War.  Those Dutch tulips, and the thousands of  bulbs sent every year from the Dutch Royal Family and the people of the Netherlands, are the over one million beautiful blossoms lining the Tulip Route during the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa-Gatineau, on this year from May 8 to 18. 
  • This year's Canadian Tulip Festival marks a special 70th anniversary commemoration of the Liberation and the Tulip Legacy, 1945 - 2015. 
  • Be sure to add Holland's amazing aromatic tulip fields and Keukenhof  Garden to your travel bucket-list!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Joy riding in Croatia

Croatia's Adriatic Highway. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel WriterMeeting friendly farmers in Croatia. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer
Join Janie Robinson for a cruise along Croatia's breathtaking coastal highway and meet some of the colourful characters enroute in her latest story in the Toronto Sun and

Croatia's Colourful roadside stands. Photograph by Janie Robinson, Travel Writer