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The evil world of mass media and corporations would have you believe that Canada is defined by coffee injected with addictive qualities, gravy and cheese soaked deep fried potatoes and grossly overpaid hockey players. It’s places like the French River …

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Often good intentions meant to bring awareness to a unique situation end up worsening things. A local group has banded together to protest a proposed parking lot at the Cheltenham Badlands. Their concerns include the paving over of potential forest and …

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I’ve mulled the idea of this article around for a while. To tell the truth, there really isn’t anywhere in this world that I would absolutely not visit. I want to go everywhere but, of course, there are places high …

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Back at the start of May, 2014, we took a three day trip down to the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. The highlight was a stay at Hope Lake Lodge near Cortland, New York but we did tour …

Belfountain Conservation Area: Once The Ultimate Summer Retreat

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It’s a tiny 32 acre park in a tiny town northwest of Toronto. Yet, Belfountain Conservation Area has an interesting past. Much of the man-made history has been retained, enhanced by a lot of work since by Mother Nature. Be sure …

 

4 Great Caribbean Resorts From Our Twitterverse

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It’s been awhile since we did a ‘From Our Twitterverse’ feature. With summer coming to it’s eventual end in what will be a blink of an eye, it’s time to start thinking about that winter tropical vacation. With that in …

 

Flying Bugs: The Ultimate Travellers

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Back in the early 1990′s, my education at Sir Sanford Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario included a course in insect identification. I must admit, I did quite well. Today, I remember little to nothing. When I got hooked on taking …

 

Travellers vs. Tourists (And A 3rd Option)

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And the argument rages on to determine who among us are travellers and who among us are the dreaded tourists. At least, the argument rages on amongst those who want to be seen as travellers. Tourists, well, they don’t give …

 

Fenelon Falls: The Jewel Of The Kawarthas

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We’ve previously featured Bobcaygeon and Lindsay. It seems only fitting that we complete the “Sturgeon Lake Triangle” in the Kawartha Lakes Region of Ontario, Canada with a look at Fenelon Falls. For those not familiar to the region, the Kawarthas show similarity …

 

The $11.89 Alternative To A DSLR Macro Lens

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In June, the urge to have a macro lens for my Canon Rebel T3i popped up again. Not able to afford a brand new lens at this time, I though I’d browse through eBay and see what was available on …