Author: Katrina Verweel

130 Craft Beers to Sample at Beer Fest

130 Craft Beers to Sample at Beer Fest
Time is running out to buy tickets for the soon-to-be sold out East Atlanta Beer Festival in Brownwood Park (map) on May 22, 2010. This year will mark the 7th annual beer fest featuring over 130 craft beers from around the word, live local bands, and tons of food from local eateries. The East Atlanta...
May 14th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

A Taste of Murder Mystery, Comedy, and a 5-Course Meal

A Taste of Murder Mystery, Comedy, and a 5-Course Meal
For those interested in a night of good food, comedy, and a good old murder mystery game, Agatha’s is a great place to check out. Holding a maxim of 170 people at a time, get prepared for a night of laughs accompanied by a 5-course meal and a specific and important part in the murder mystery game. ...
May 12th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Exploring Paris

Exploring Paris
For 12 hours, my friend and I jumped on and off the Metro exploring the different parts of Paris, finding a new photo op at every corner. We came across the Pompidou Centre (map), which is a fascinating building right in the heart of Paris sticking out among other heritage buildings. The colourful Pompidou...
May 7th, 2010 | Paris, Photo Highlights | Read More

Had too much of the Manila city-life? Itching for waves, not from your computer desktop?

Had too much of the Manila city-life? Itching for waves, not from your computer desktop?
By: Whitney Radforth For most traveling to the Philippines, the first point of entry is through Manila. However, the city rarely is the attraction for visitors to the country.  So, for those who prefer the sand over a crowded city, I suggest you take a night bus on route to San Juan, La Union to catch...
May 5th, 2010 | Manila | Read More

Cocktails and Fresh Food in the Garden

Cocktails and Fresh Food in the Garden
Every Thursday night from May until September, Atlanta Botanical Gardens (map) will be hosting Cocktails in the Garden from 6-10 pm. This is the only opportunity for the public to experience the blooming spring gardens at night while sampling garden-fresh light appetizers and supporting local and sustainably-grown...
April 30th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Take your mom out for a spin this mother’s day

Take your mom out for a spin this mother’s day
For mother’s day, many people scope out the scene for restaurants serving special mother’s day brunches, mother’s day dinners, or other special events. This year, why don’t you try something more fun, outdoorsy, and healthy? On May 9th, biking tours will be taking place at 10:00 am and 2:00...
April 29th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Diana: A Celebration

Diana: A Celebration
Diana, Princess of Wales, will always be remembered for her tireless charity work, her style, her compassion and human warmth. In Atlanta until June 6th, Diana: A Celebration exhibition commemorates her life, all of her life’s work, and the legacy that she left behind. Diana became known to the world...
April 28th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

On a Lovely Saturday Afternoon

On a Lovely Saturday Afternoon
Every Saturday starting on May 22nd, bring the entire family out for a free afternoon of family-themed fun in Centennial Olympic Park (map). The recurring event is called Centennial Olympic Park’s Fourth Saturday Family Fun Day, and includes tons of interactive activities that will entertain you...
April 24th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Family Adventure Package to Stone Mountain Park

Family Adventure Package to Stone Mountain Park
Planning a trip to the exciting city of Atlanta this summer with your family? If adventure is what you are looking for then there are some great summer packages that you should be aware of. Georgia’s number one attraction, Stone Mountain Park (map), is located just fifteen minutes from downtown and...
April 23rd, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Grand Opening: Canopy Tours in Urban Atlanta

Grand Opening: Canopy Tours in Urban Atlanta
Explore the Atlanta Botanical Garden to experience the best urban forest and garden the city has to offer. The garden has over 30 acres of gardens and woodlands, including one of the world’s largest permanent orchid displays. Coming May 1st is the long anticipated Canopy Walk that allows you to walk...
April 22nd, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Allure of the Automobile: Rare Car Exhibition

Allure of the Automobile: Rare Car Exhibition
Only in Atlanta from now until June, the Allure of the Automobile exhibition will feature 18 of the world’s rarest and most exceptionally constructed cars from the 1930s to the 1960s. Masterpeices by Bugatty, Duesenberg, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Ferrari will be featured, comparing European...
April 21st, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Celebrate Latin Culture at Feria Latina 2010

Celebrate Latin Culture at Feria Latina 2010
Feria Latina is an annual celebration of Latin American diversity and culture at a historic venue in Atlanta. Since 2003, this festival has become one of the most anticipated family events, becoming larger and lager every year in the Southest Area of Georgia. Every year, thousands of people from the...
April 19th, 2010 | Atlanta | Read More

Sushi Fraud?

Sushi Fraud?
Doesn't this look good? With over a thousand years of history, this typical Japanese-style food has become popular all over the world consisting of bite-sized pieces of rice topped with fish or put into rolls. However, there has recently been quite a bit of buzz in the media in Toronto and other...
April 15th, 2010 | Toronto | Read More

Most Important Meal of the Weekend

Most Important Meal of the Weekend
After living in Toronto for almost a year now, I try to save my money by not going out to eat, but there is just something irresistible about going out for breakfast that makes it an exception. I’m not sure what makes this meal such an exception, but it is the most comforting meal you can have; especially...
April 14th, 2010 | Toronto | Read More

Former PlanetEye Global Nomad makes shortlist for Ultimate Job Competition

Former PlanetEye Global Nomad makes shortlist for Ultimate Job Competition
One of our very own travel writers has beaten out 30,000 applicants to make the shortlist for what might be the ultimate travel job: Honeymoon Tester. Following the success of the “Ultimate Job in the World” contest last year in Australia, Irish travel agency RunawayBrideAndGroom.com launched the...
April 13th, 2010 | On The Road | Read More

Support Earth Hour at Dundas Square

Support Earth Hour at Dundas Square
This Saturday, March 27th at 8:30 pm is the annual Earth Hour celebration where homes and businesses around the city of Toronto and around the world will be shutting off their lights for one hour for the battle against climate change. Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia, and has become the...
March 24th, 2010 | Toronto | Read More

2010 Spring Fling

2010 Spring Fling
March break is slowly (or quickly) coming to an end, and with only a few days left until the dreaded back-to-school Monday morning, there is an exciting attraction downtown Toronto that your kids will surely love to visit. Only a couple days left, the Spring Fling 2010 from March 16-21st at the Rogers...
March 19th, 2010 | Toronto | Read More

Dance Music Weekend Guide to CMF

Dance Music Weekend Guide to CMF
The Canadian Music Fest is currently on day 3 of 5 featuring 700 bands playing at 45 different venues around the City of Toronto. For lovers of electronic music, this weekend guide is for you. Some amazing well-known DJ’s from around the world are going to be in Toronto this weekend featuring their...
March 12th, 2010 | Toronto | Read More

Zip-lining Through the Waterfalls

Zip-lining Through the Waterfalls
By Christopher Robinson If you are the adventurous type, then strapping yourself into a harness and speeding down a zip line in the jungle is too good of an opportunity to pass up while vacationing in the Mayan Riviera. Xcaret, the ecotourism-park that has been operating for two decades in the Mayan...
March 11th, 2010 | On The Road | Read More

Our Lady Peace, Hedley, k-os, and 700 more at CMF 2010

Our Lady Peace, Hedley, k-os, and 700 more at CMF 2010
Hedley playing at Massey Hall The 2010 Canadian Music Fest is back in Toronto from March 10-14th featuring over 700 bands at 45 different venues around the city featuring full access with one wristband. Now in its 28th year, Canadian Music Week was created to bring together sound recording, new technology,...
March 1st, 2010 | Toronto | Read More