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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. It’s time to admit that the warm weather is gone until next year… and embrace Aura: Let it Glow, Niagara Parks’ presentation of the Winter Festival of Lights! This weekend marked the start of […]

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

Dundas Peak is a beautiful lookout spot nestled in the Spencer Gorge Conservation Area. From here you can enjoy a gorgeous view overlooking the town of Dundas as well as a glimpse of Hamilton. The Bruce Trail runs through this area along with other side trails that connect to additional conservation areas including Crooks Hollow and Christie Lake. Waterfall lovers […]

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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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With September upon us, the cooler weather is just around the corner and the days are getting shorter so it’s time to cash in on those long day trips before the sun starts to set earlier than 5pm! A message from Lauren looking for adventure lead to her, Stephanie and I heading towards a lesser […]

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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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While it may look like sushi, don’t be fooled! Kimbap is a traditional Korean dish that literally translates to seaweed (kim) rice (bap). It contains no uncooked ingredients, a key differentiating character from its Japanese counterpart. Upon tasting a piece, you’ll also notice that the rice is flavoured differently than in sushi, as it uses […]