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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Growing up in Niagara, you knew winter was just around the corner once you heard rumblings of the Winter Festival of Lights. Come the middle of November, it’s time to embrace old man winter as the festival’s light displays are sprinkled along the Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and throughout Niagara Falls. As a child, my […]

I've Been Bit! - Hiking Hamilton :: Dundas Peak

UPDATE: July 7th, 2017 It has come to my attention that the Hamilton Conservation Authority is now using a wristband policy for visitors to the Spencer Gorge area. I have not visited in the summer myself, but chances are you will still have to pay the $5 per person fee. More information on accessing the […]

I've Been Bit! A Travel Blog :: The Ultimate Ontario Summer Bucket List

When I saw this awesome post by my friend Vicki over at Florals & Teacups about her summer bucket list, I couldn’t resist making one myself! Ontario is full of so many amazing adventures, and I just have to explore as many as I can. While it may be a little ambitious to attempt all of […]

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This weekend I set out to get some quality nature time, and what better place to head than to the city of waterfalls! The plan was to seek out Mineral Springs Falls, however the closest parking lot is at the Hamilton Conservation Authority… which much to my dismay was closed for a private event. This, along […]

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We’re right in the middle of Ontario’s Craft Cider ‘Week’, an 8 day affair that celebrates Ontario’s ever growing cider industry which is organized by the Ontario Craft Cider Association (aka OCCA). Their mission is to support and promote local craft cider producers in Ontario while educating the public on the industry itself as well […]