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by / on October 20, 2014 at 3:06 pm / in HOTEL

Dealing with Summer’s End

Eight Great Ways to Deal With the End of Summer: Waaaaaah! Summer’s over! Quit yer whining, kid. There’s loads to do in Niagara during the fall. 1. Get your bike out and hit some of the spectacular cycling trails. Bring the kiddies too! The Welland Canal trail runs for miles and miles and every inch of it is tucked safely [...]

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by / on August 15, 2014 at 4:56 pm / in HOTEL, INSPIRE

Niagara the Fruitiful

  Gluttony. It’s one of the seven deadly sins – yes? If that’s so, then I’m destined to fry in the proverbial fiery furnace, all thanks to fruit season in Niagara. From the first strawberries in the spring to the last pears and apples of the fall, I gorge daily and unashamedly. Yes, I’m a fruit pig – the lady [...]

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by / on January 30, 2014 at 2:07 pm / in HOTEL

The Humble Everyday

Once upon a time, I took toilets for granted. Yup…those precious, pristine, porcelain pedestals meant nothing to me. Though I visited them regularly – as I still do, of course – I never gave them a second thought…not the ones in my own home and certainly not the ones in public restrooms. They were the unsung heroines of my world. [...]

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by / on August 12, 2013 at 10:36 am / in HOTEL

Luck be a Lady Tonight

I recently spent the afternoon at the Shaw Festival Theatre enjoying their musical production of Guys and Dolls.  The program describes the story as follows: “In New York City, you’ll meet wise guys and chorus gals, gamblers and actresses, cops and bobby-soxers.  Pious Sarah Brown, a sergeant at the Save-A-Soul mission, wants to save their souls while Nathan Detroit needs [...]

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 10:32 am / in HOTEL

Get Outside

So…the sun’s shining, the wind is warm and you’re on holiday. Get outside, you crazy thing you! It’s summer! If you have a bike, a pair of rollerblades or even just a pair of walking shoes, you’re in luck. Niagara is connected to one of the longest trail systems in Canada. If the mood strikes you, you can wander right [...]

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by / on July 9, 2013 at 2:24 pm / in DINING, HOTEL

Niagara Winery Bike Tour

I’ve lived in Niagara my whole life – well most of my life, minus 6 years spent in Toronto – and I have just this year gone on my first wine tour. Can you believe it? I can’t. Why did I wait so long?! Although, I use the term “wine tour” loosely here, it was more of a “wine adventure.” [...]

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 4:43 pm / in HOTEL

Photo Blog: Garden Sculptures

There are garden gnomes, and then there are garden gnomes. As the gardens of White Oaks Resort & Spa reach full bloom, the bountiful flowers and trees aren’t the only thing to take in. The Niagara outdoor event facilities‘ unique sculpture garden will also compete for your attention. Loosely deity themed, a handful of various sized sculptures are delicately placed [...]

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by / on April 15, 2013 at 9:47 am / in HOTEL

Lost & Found Reunion

At White Oaks we like to find ways to go the extra mile, or as we like to call it create a WOW moment for our guests. A WOW moment is simply something we do to make your time at White Oaks just a little more unforgettable. Just this past month we had an awesome WOW moment take place that [...]

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by / on March 28, 2013 at 4:59 pm / in HOTEL

Photo Blog: Works of Art

Far from the standard generic painting on the wall hotel room, the decor at White Oaks Resort & Spa has fostered a collection of unique works of art throughout its environs. From statues sculpted by local artisans to glass ceiling installations, curious ecclectic pieces can be found around every corner. See if you recognize any of these…  

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by / on January 15, 2013 at 5:02 pm / in HOTEL

Clean the World

Do you ever wonder what becomes of the soap and shampoo you leave behind in a hotel? Those lovely pre-wrapped packages that are set up so nice for just your use, are discarded when you check out. Tons of garbage heading nowhere! We recently joined the Clean the World program here at White Oaks Resort, which to be honest, I [...]

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