Everybody needs a mini staycation every once in awhile, so when the opportunity arose for me to visit St. Jacobs during St. Jacobs Sparkle and to spend the night at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, naturally I jumped at the opportunity. Besides, St. Jacobs has always been one of my favorite Ontario small town destinations. It is this opportunity that introduced me to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites and I am now hooked!Read More
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!!!
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!Read more
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.
Welcome to this week’s edition of In My Own Backyard!
This week I just have to share with you one of the most instagramable spots in Ontario that not many people know about.
Up up and away with Sundance Balloons!
Welcome to In My Own Backyard!
For those of you familiar with Canada, especially Ontario, you will be familiar with the multitude of various cultures which now call Ontario home. But, did you know that in a quiet little town just north of one of Ontario’s largest cities, Kitchener-Waterloo, there remains to this day a large congregation of Old Order Mennonites?