Hilltop House

Hilltop house is a primary residence perched high within the slope of the Niagara escarpment, enabling panoramic views of Georgian Bay.  The 100 acre property is densely covered by a boreal forest. The lush landscape opens around the home and down a gently rolling hill on the north side Continue reading

The Alpine Lakes And Waterfalls of Jiuzhaigou

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The Jiuzhaigou Valley, located at the foot of the snow-capped Minshan Mountain, in the north of Sichuan province, China, is a place of exceptional beauty. A nature reserve and a national park, Jiuzhaigou is known for its spectacular jagged alpine mountains, coniferous forests, blue, green and turquoise-colored lakes, waterfalls, limestone terraces, caves and other beautiful features. Continue reading

What Are Natural Swimming Pools?

Natural swimming pools are pools that use plants and other biofilters instead of chemicals to keep the water clean. The trend, which started in Europe in the mid 80s, is now making its way throughout North America. With a number of health and cost benefits, it’s easy to see why these chemical-free pools are a popular trend in the home swimming pool world. Continue reading