BANFF GONDOLA – A PREMIER ATTRACTION

Banff Gondola – Oh What A Ride

A couple of years ago I was in Banff Alberta touring around for a few days. Despite everybody telling me that I just had to take the Banff gondola up Sulphur Mountain, I absolutely had no plans or desire to go up that mountain on the gondola!  That decision quickly went by the wayside.   I made a last-minute decision to stay on the bus and not go back to my hotel, and give the gondola a whirl.  I had a blast!!!

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BEST DAY HIKES AROUND THE WORLD

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As an avid hiker, I am always looking for the best day hikes to do wherever I am and even more so when I travel. In order to find the best day hikes around the world, I have collaborated with some of my travel blogger friends who are anxious to share their best day hikes with all of you. ENJOY!

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Safety Tips for the Solo Hiker

This post is intended to provide safety tips for the novice solo hiker.  

Hiking solo can certainly be an intimidating thought. I get that!  I have travelled solo for the past century and have only begun to take solo hikes within the last couple of years.

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Mature Women Travel Solo Too

When we think of solo travel, the young millennial, backpacking across Europe and sleeping in hostels is usually what comes to mind.  A recent study has shown that 71% of women who travel solo were shall we say….”mature women”.

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The Lavender Farm – In My Own Backyard

Welcome to In My Own Backyard

Welcome back to this week’s edition of In My Own Backyard.

I have lived in the Brant County area for the majority of my life, and I had no idea until last year that I had a lavender farm right here in my own backyard (notwithstanding that I drove right by the street that it was on every weekend).

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