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Cross-Canada Blogger Tour: Counting down to TIFF & POP Montreal!

If you’ve been following along on Twitter or Facebook, you may be aware of the fact that I’ve been invited by the Canadian Tourism Commission to check out the Toronto International Film Festival & POP Montreal, between September 15th & 20th! This is part of a huge campaign to bring travel bloggers from around the […]

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13 Reasons to Ditch Airlines for VIA Rail

Henry Miller, the famous writer & painter once wrote – “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” In the last 60 years, travel has evolved for the impatient. We board a plane, melt into our in-flight entertainment consoles, look out the window a couple of times, and arrive at […]

Discovering Canada By Train with VIA Rail

Up until now, most of my travels across Canada have been done by campervan, car, bus, and countless long and boring flights. While I’ve been fortunate to see some of the most incredible sights that this massive nation has to offer, it always felt like I was missing something, like the journeys I had taken […]

Ottawa Celebrates Canada’s 145th Birthday

On Parliament Hill, thousands gathered to celebrate the birth of Canada. Flags were raised high, red & white was plastered on everything and everyone, and rowdy screams declaring their love for this country filled the streets. Musicians performed on every other corner, patios herded thirsty customers in and the free events at Confederation Park, Major’s […]

Happy Canada Day! Follow Along for the Nations 145th Birthday!

Happy Canada Day! For those who follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, no doubt you’ve figured out that I’ll be celebrating Canada Day in our nations capital – Ottawa, Ontario. Needless to say there has already been plenty of celebrating this weekend, but tonight is the grand finale! Between the live music (including Simple Plan, […]

Sunday Canadian Travel Video: Muskoka Ontario Timelapse

Queue an epic track by Sigor Ros, throw in some dramatic sunsets, moving time-lapses and one of Canada’s most serene regions, and you have one of my favourite Sunday Canadian Travel Video’s yet. Created by the incredibly talented MILapse, this video will blow the socks off you. Muskoka, Ontario boasts over 1,600 lakes, and some of […]