I've Been Bit! A Travel Blog :: RBG, Ontario's Royal Botanical Gardens

April showers bring May flowers… March showers do too. Unfortunately for me, my outdoor adventure to Hamilton was kyboshed by Mother Nature as rain clouds hung low in the sky. That didn’t stop me from visiting Ontario’s Royal Botanical Gardens, and it shouldn’t stop you! Spring is a great time to explore before the crowds of […]

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Canadian winters can be brutally cold with lots of blowing snow and frigid wind chill. While many head for warmer climates, I much prefer to stay close to home and enjoy the fluffy white stuff. Call me crazy, but winter’s my favourite season… hence why I was psyched when Grey County Tourism asked me to come […]

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When you think Niagara Falls, immediately images of the Horseshoe Falls’ rushing water and Clifton Hill’s busy lights and sounds come to mind. While tourists and even some locals snap away, thinking of creative ways to capture themselves with this natural beauty, another one is just up the river. What many people don’t realize is […]

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When life gives you lemons and then takes them away, just take ’em back in a different way! Waking up Sunday morning in Owen Sound to a cancelled Flowerpot Island cruise due to stormy weather gave us the opportunity for a new adventure (and another item crossed off my Explore Ontario Summer Bucket List) as […]

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It was an early morning start as we left our Airbnb in Picton for a full day of exploring The 1000 Islands. Thanks to my #workperks as a member of the Attractions Ontario reciprocal program, Robin and I made our way to Rockport where we jumped onboard the 9am Heart of the Islands hour-long cruise to get […]

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A week or two ago I saw this awesome post by my friend Vicki over at Florals & Teacups about her summer bucket list. While I may not be able to be as ambitious as her due to work constraints (I have to work the odd weekend, the joys of the travel/tourism/hospitality/entertainment industry – yes […]

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This past weekend marked the 3rd Annual Mother-Daughter Weekend Adventure, and both my Mom and I couldn’t have been more excited. Three years ago, unfortunate family events took us to Owen Sound where my Mom’s side of the family is from. There’s always a silver lining though as we now have this beautiful weekend to look […]