Is the RV Life Right for Our Family? We Took an RV Rental on the Road to Find out.

Cabin fever hit us hard during Ontario’s last lockdown. But what were our options? Buy a cottage? Too expensive. Move to an island and work remotely? Oh, so tempting but not feasible. “I got it!” I turned to my partner as we were binge-watching Oak Island, an addictive reality show
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Halifax: Canada’s Oceanic Playground

Founded in 1749 and known for playing a key role during the Titanic’s aftermath and becoming the final resting place to many of her victims, Halifax is home to a rich history, culinary creations and many wonderful discoveries. The Haligonian hospitality is warm and embracing; the welcome you receive upon
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What’s New in Banff Alberta for Summer 2021

“Get in your cars! Get in your cars!” We’re just about to hop on our electric bicycles for a guided tour of the Bow Valley Parkway near Banff when a Parks Canada staff person runs up and shoos everyone into their vehicle. “Bear! Bear!” Luckily for us, our shuttle van
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Niagara Falls Opening Photo_Credit Sabrina Pirillo
Play Like a Kid Again: Three Must Do’s in Niagara Falls

Remember going to Niagara Falls when you were a kid? The words Clifton Hill was music to your ears! The lights, the sounds, the attractions that can only be described as an overload of excitement! Relive all your childhood memories in Niagara Falls this summer, plus experience all the new
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Up Close with Wildlife in the Yukon

Early in his career, renowned author Jack London wrote a story about a boat trip down the Yukon River, called “From Dawson to the Sea.” In it, he described the diverse wildlife he encountered during his journey: “Not a sound as we round the tail of a bar, disturbing a
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Europe Out Of Reach? Anise Liquors are the Taste of Summer on the Continent

I find myself drawn to books about summer in Europe this year, a year in which travelling to Europe seems as foreign as the continent itself. Hotel Pastis by Peter Mayle captured my fancy as the protagonist began to appreciate the ubiquitous pastis enjoyed by his Provencal counterparts. Soon, fascinated
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Many Springs Trails offers mountain views and wildflowers Photo Carol Patterson
The Many Flowers of Many Springs Trail

Many people are familiar with Alberta’s Waterton Lakes National Park’s wildflowers but there’s plenty of blooms on Many Springs Trail in Kananaskis Country. The flat, short(1.6km), family-friendly trail in Bow Valley Provincial Park loops around Many Springs Basin offering easy access to a colourful display of spring flowers, a dock
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What Does International Women in Engineering Day Have to Do With Travel?

Travel and play – it’s something that a lot of people dream about. But if you live to travel, another option to consider, is travel, work and play. Choosing your career wisely can enable a travel addiction. While travel writer may be an obvious choice, many people in the sciences
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