In a quest to enjoy the stunning autumn colours as much as I can, I dragged Robin on another hike as we explored the Ball’s Falls Conservation Area. The area is fairly small but there are lots of things to explore – including two waterfalls. You’ll stumble upon the remnants of an old woollen mill from the 1800s. […]


Rainy days can put a damper on my spirits, especially during autumn when the season is already so short! A couple of months (which feel like days) is just not enough to fully enjoy the beautiful colours and crisp air. Alas, I made the best of it and dragged Robin to Niagara-on-the-Lake… for a beer tour […]


The Green Ribbon Trail is an unexpectedly short, but beautiful little area that’s just off of Martindale Road, south-west of Port Dalhousie. It runs through the Barnsdale Marsh, a class one wetland. The trail was developed in 1995 by the local community and is dedicated to missing children across the globe. It was brought about by the […]


Summer for many means ditching the hustle and bustle of the city and heading for some bliss in the country. With the late sunsets and beautiful sunshine, it’s no wonder we want a change of scenery. However as the saying goes, ‘good things come to those who wait‘, and I’ve got 5 reasons why you should […]


Here in Canada this weekend marks Thanksgiving where we take the time to appreciate and be thankful for our current situation. The Thanksgiving tradition traces back to European influence, however it was not a concrete holiday in the past. When Canada was separated into Upper and Lower Canada, they observed Thanksgiving on different days, both […]


One of the best things about going up north is that you don’t only escape the hustle and bustle of the big city, but you escape the light pollution too! Up in Simcoe County’s Tiny Township, there’s not much in the ways of urban living – making it a great spot for night photography. Two out […]


September in Niagara means wine lovers come together to appreciate the grape at the Niagara Wine Festival. For three weekends wineries from all over Niagara come and set up in Montebello Park to celebrate the area’s grape-y goodness. There’s also live music to keep the crowd hopping. It’s a great place to get acquainted with […]