Alberta, again

I kicked off my summer vacation with a long weekend in Alberta. I know, you're thinking I went to Banff, West Edmonton Mall, the Stampede. No to all of the above. Alberta and I are reaaaally well acquainted at this point, and I didn't bother with anything touristy. I can't stand the Banff crowds in... Continue Reading →

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Falling in love…

I can't remember a precise moment where I realized that I wanted to travel. I've read blogs and heard friends talk about the moment they realized they were in love with it. I never had that moment. It was just...always there. I used to love collecting tourist pamphlets as a kid. The prized ones were... Continue Reading →

Behind Bars at KP

My friend Steph and I have a thing for former prisons-turned-museums. This summer we added Kingston Penitentiary to our list. ¬†Closed in 2013, the former maximum security prison is now open for guided tours. Our tour was given by a former guard, and was super interesting. The discharge and release forms we had to sign... Continue Reading →

On the Road Again…

So, summer vacation officially ends on August 25th and I have to re-enter the real world. I`ve been on the road most of the summer, so it`s really hard this year to believe that it`s over. It doesn`t help that this summer vacation actually was shorter (we finished later and Labour Day is early... a... Continue Reading →

Owl’s Head Autumn Fest

Normally, I'm not a big fan of hiking up ski trails or multipurpose trails. I prefer to stick to trails in the woods. But, every Thanksgiving weekend, I make an exception, and hike Owl's Head ski hill in Mansonville, Quebec. They have an annual Autumn Fest that runs the Thanksgiving weekend and the two weekends... Continue Reading →

Poke-o-Moonshine

Last Saturday we headed out for a third Adirondacks hiking expedition of the season. Since days are shorter, nights are colder, and life is more hectic, we decided to make it a day trip instead of the usual weekender, so we chose Poke-o-Moonshine Mountain, as it's located about 20 minutes south of Plattsburgh, right off... Continue Reading →

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