Canada is the land of the maple leaf, the true north strong and free, a place where the national symbol is the busy beaver and the varied landscapes are more stunning in real life than they are in the brochures. While there are lots of things to do in...
Although Canada’s ski fields are a magnet for the world’s top skiers and snowboarders, there are plenty of good options for those who lack confidence on the slopes. Canada is an affordable destination to ski in spring when the snow is amazing and there are plenty of beginners ski...
Spin the globe and plant your finger somewhere for a getaway trip. You would be lucky to hit Niagara on the Lake. Often dubbed as Canada’s prettiest town, this historic hamlet that straddles the border of Canada and the USA might seem all Downtown Abbey-ish with its caleche rides...
Regardless of the season, you’ll find a warm welcome and lots of things to do in Ottawa, Canada’s capital. That’s particularly true when you step off the regular tourist path, and experience lesser-known but very special Ottawa attractions and destinations.So, let me guide you! I’ve lived in Ottawa and...
On a mid-spring afternoon in Point Pelee National Park in Ontario, you’d think the spectacle were blubbery seals at first glance. Not so. Try a bunch of wet-suited body surfers taking to the waves as they pummelled the park’s Northwest Beach’s sandy shores. Hiking in OntarioMe? I was there with...
Bon Echo Provincial Park, a land of lakes about a 413km-drive east from Niagara Falls has always been a tonic for urbanites. Surrounded by mixed forest on the southern cusp of the Canadian Shield, the area is big on white pine and cedars but the real majesty belongs to the...
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