A MAGICAL STAYCATION IN ST. JACOBS, ONTARIO

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!

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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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