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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 […]

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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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About six months ago, a new spin on a traditional café came to Uptown Waterloo. If you’re looking for a change in scenery in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, you don’t have to go far. At Settlement Co., you step out of small-ish town Canada and into an urban paradise you’d find in San Francisco. Here they’re focused […]