Sailing The Greatest Lake With Sail Superior In Thunder Bay

A sailboat sailing towards a lighthhouse on Lake Superior

The wind ripped through our hair as we gripped tightly to the side rails of ‘Frodo,’ our small but mighty cruiser. The wind on Lake Superior had pulled our sails taught as we raced under blue skies past the Thunder Bay lighthouse. The clear silhouette of ‘Nanabijou,’ the Sleeping Giant was jutting out from the […]

Le Boat Makes Cruising The Rideau Canal Fun & Easy

The Rideau Canal has mainly been a winter destination for me where I would lace up the skates with my son and challenge him to a race along the 7.8 km frozen trail (I always lost) and reward our efforts afterwards with multiple cinnamon sugar-covered Beavertails.   But when the ice thaws in the spring, the […]

10 Reasons To Visit Ottawa This Summer

The Canadian Parliament Buildings centred in front of the eternal flame

Summer In Ottawa is brilliant. Patio’s are overflowing, the streets are lined with flowers, and the sparkling water of the Ottawa River and Rideau Canal add a shimmer of light to the gorgeous scenery. To help you plan your visit, here are the best things to do in Ottawa this summer. Ottawa might be the […]

The 15 Most Fun Facts About Toronto

Fun facts about Toronto

Toronto has a storied history and because of that, there are no shortage of interesting facts about Toronto. It’s fair to say that even Torontonians will be surprised by some of Toronto tidbits that we’ve included below. Sure, there are plenty of fun activities in Toronto to enjoy, but they’re even more fun when you […]

This Indigenous-led Ottawa Art Tour Will Make You Rethink Ontario’s History

Monument feature Indigenous soldiers surrounded by a wolf and bear and topped by a Golden Eagle

The summer heat was just starting to make itself known when I met up with Indigenous Walks founder Jaime Morse at the Monument of Human Rights on Elgin St. in Ottawa. I didn’t expect this to be one of those moments where I was confronted with my own privilege as a middle-class white guy, but […]

Forest City National Golf Club: A Gem in Southwest Ontario

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When you’re playing a round at Forest City National, you feel like you’re soaking up the best that Ontario has to offer. The golf course consists of 275 acres of picturesque land on the shores of Fanshawe Lake, and it’s just a short drive from nearby London, Ontario. Imagine robust pine forests and quaint ravines, […]

10 Great Things to Do In Peterborough, Ontario

modern buildings surrounded by colourful trees beside the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario

There are loads of incredible things to do in Peterborough, Ontario. Peterborough offers an amazing food scene, incredible parks, fascinating history, and some of the best small museums and zoos in the province. The city of Peterborough, Ontario is a town made famous as the Gateway to the Kawarthas. Each summer, tens of thousands of […]

10 of the Most Fun Activities in Toronto

The most fun activities in Toronto

Make no mistake, there are a lot of fun things to do in Toronto. Being the nation’s financial hub, Toronto isn’t often thought of first through the lens of “having a good time,” but it certainly could be. There are no shortage of fun activities in Toronto to suit anybody and everybody. Toronto has neighbourhoods […]

Finding Wellness at iwa Spa in Blue Mountain Village

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With apologies to Julie Andrews and her 1965 classic The Sound of Music, “The hills are alive with the touch of wellness” at Blue Mountain Resort. It’s Ontario’s largest mountain resort and is about a two-hour drive from Toronto.  Originally established as a ski resort in 1941 by Jozo Weider, Blue Mountain Resort is now […]