Recently I came across a documentary from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as part of their series Doc Zone called Volunteers Unleashed. It discussed the topic of voluntourism and how it’s become a controversial subject within the tourism industry. While many volunteers go with the best intentions of helping developing countries, often the opposite happens as […]


This coming weekend is the last weekend of Niagara’s Wine Fest (previously known as the Grape and Wine Festival), where wineries all over the Niagara Region open their doors for tastings and tours. People from all over come to celebrate the area and indulge in our favourite nectar that comes from the grape. This year you […]


During my time in The Philippines, Robin and I did some island hopping as we visited Palawan to see the underground river and some stellar beaches, Boracay to make new friends and give our livers a beating, and Cebu to see some whale sharks and do some canyoneering. However, I never mentioned that we also took a day trip […]


I have a not-so-secret to share with you: it still feels weird to be back home. Despite that I’m often wanderlusting for the perpetual sunshine, döner, and black sand beaches, being home gives me an opportunity to explore what’s around me. Also, the extended summer we’ve been having here in Southern Ontario has been fabulous for […]


It’s hard to believe that a year ago today I was road tripping in Nova Scotia, driving the Cabot Trail as I made my way towards Corner Brook and Gros Morne National Park. I did this part of the trek with an old friend of mine before I made the decision to go solo, and […]


Recently I was lucky enough to be nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers award from two terrific travelling twins, Erica and Tara of TrippinTwins! These ladies call Alabama home, but wander the countryside as much as possible while blogging about their adventures. As they’re working right now, they’ve been focusing on local adventures […]