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Hamilton in Fall and Winter

So many of the popular things to do in Hamilton—from the annual Supercrawl street party to the Festival of Friends carnival in Gage Park—are primarily … Continue Reading

The Best of Brockville

“When was the last time you had a sister-bonding weekend?” asked my boyfriend. Though we are close, I realised, “We’ve never had one.” Our first weekend away had to meet certain criteria: lots of fun activities, in a place we’ve never visited – and not too far. Enter Brockville.

Haunted Canada: A Ghost Hunter’s Guide to Scary Destinations

If you’re too old to trick or treat but you still love a good scare, there are more than enough haunted destinations in Canada to give you goose bumps, wherever your travels take you. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to visit, dine, or stay this Halloween—with the possibility of a ghostly encounter—we’ve got a cross-country list of suggestions. Enjoy your trip—see you on the other side?

What to do in Kitchener-Waterloo during Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest in Kitchener-Waterloo is a big deal – 700,000 people partake in the festivities, which run the gamut from the obvious (beer, polka and lots and lots of lederhosen) to the surprising and exciting (barrel races, archery, log sawing and human foosball tournaments).

A Day in Toronto’s Junction Neighbourhood

Named for its location—amid a criss-cross of railway lines—Toronto’s Junction stretches along Dundas West, between Indian Grove and Quebec Avenue. Once home to factories, mills … Continue Reading

Exploring Old Hull, Gatineau

After decades of Toronto living, my husband and I moved back to our hometown of Ottawa this month. We love the nation’s capital and our … Continue Reading

The Best Spots to SUP in Canada

Summer is in full swing which means most of us have a checklist of must-do activities the length of a Victorian novel— my usual suspects … Continue Reading