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Some years, the late summer and autumn weather in Southern Ontario quite frankly trumps the weather in June and July. Some years, like this year, it’s a continuation of the same crap that we seemingly have had since last year …

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Parry Sound. Famous for being a summer destination and being the birthplace of Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Orr. I’ve passed by the town many, many times and even spent several summers at a cottage just northeast. Yet, until this …

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When you want to search the web, you use Google. When there’s breaking news in the world, you tune in to CNN. When you want to find the cheapest flight between destinations, you use Expedia. Right? Maybe not. It turns …

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We’ve featured the Barrie, Ontario waterfront before here at It’s About Travelling but that time it included images taken during the day and in warm weather. Today, we take a trip to the dark side with some images taken at night along …

The Florida Panthers: Toronto’s Other NHL Home Team?

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Nothing like mixing two of my favourite things – hockey and travel. With the 2014-15 NHL underway and Toronto Maple Leafs tickets sold out already for this season and beyond, it’s time to take a look outside the box. Sure, …

 

Comparing Hotels.com and Booking.com

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We’ve joined the affiliate program of Hotels.com. Before we littered the site with too many advertisements for the online booking site, we thought it would be a good idea to check out just how competitive Hotels.com really is. Our first …

 

Top Autumn Pics From A Central Ontario Roadtrip

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There was an old short story by Stephen King back in the 1980’s titled Mrs. Todd’s Shortcut. The story was about a lady obsessed with shortening her daily journey. Her husband became concerned when he noticed the odometer between point …

 

Toronto Pearson Plane Spotting – September 20, 2014

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A sunny but windy day with high gusts – no better conditions for going out to the airport to check out some airplanes. The wind was pretty much head-on so there wasn’t any drastic crosswind landings but some of the …

 

African Lion Safari

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Last week, we visited Elmvale Jungle Zoo, a smaller, more intimate zoo compared to the Toronto Zoo. Elmvale is located north of the Greater Toronto Area and near the Wasaga Beach resort area. We followed that up with a visit …

 

More Images Enhanced With HDR Scape From Snapseed

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At the start of the summer, I downloaded a little photo editing app called Snapseed. This is a great free, no strings attached, editor that is highlighted by its HDR Scape feature. What HDR Scape does is take an image …