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Let’s start this by saying that I have no affiliation with Lift Lock Cruises. This is an unsolicited article. My opinion is not financially swayed in any way. This tour in Peterborough, Ontario is the real deal and is probably …

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A little over a week ago, I had to take a trip down to the north end of Mississauga. Instead of rushing back home, of course, I spent some time watching planes at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Being around 3pm …

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Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada is a very large park.┬áIn fact, that might be a huge understatement. At 7,630 square kilometres or 2,946 square miles (yes, this park is measured in square miles and not acres) it is nearly …

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I try to believe that it’s not a curse but, sometimes it’s a hard fact to get around. It seems, every time I have a travel side trip that evolves around me and no one else, the weather more often …

Getting High In Manhattan

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A childhood dream that will never happen. Still, fortunately, I wasn’t fulfilling that dream the day so many people lost their lives. As a kid, I was obsessed with skyscrapers. I wanted nothing more than to get to the top …

 

Sarnia, Ontario: A Few Historic Surprises

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Lately, I’ve been reading The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. Despite its simplicity, it can be pretty heavy stuff. I’m wrapping my head around some things better than others. One major thing is that all we have is ‘now’. …

 

Images of Maitland Falls at Falls Reserve Conservation Area

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If only for one night of camping, I had a real blast from the past this week. We stayed for an evening at Falls Reserve Conservation Area, near Goderich, Ontario. This was once one of my family’s go-to campgrounds when …

 

Rockwood Conservation Area: A ‘Honey’ Of A Park

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My first experience with Rockwood Conservation Area came when I was just a kid in the 1970’s. My older brother was in a baseball tournament in nearby Georgetown so my Mom, Dad and I camped at Rockwood. It was a …

 

Hermann Park: Ground Zero For Houston’s Great Attractions

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Hermann Park is a large urban area, just southwest of downtown Houston, Texas in the Museum District. This 445 acre historic park is adjacent to the Rice University grounds and is a central point for several main Houston attractions. In …

 

London Eye vs. Kingda Ka

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They’re both roughly the same height above the ground. They both provide sweeping views. They’re both world class attractions. They’re both thrilling bucket list items. That’s where the similarities stop. If you could only visit one more attraction in your …