Winter Hiking Gear: 10 Things to Wear When Hitting the Trails :: I've Been Bit! Travel Blog

With snow on the ground for a third of the year (or longer!) in Canada, we’ve learned to embrace the colder temperatures. As an avid hiker, winter doesn’t stop me from hitting the trails. In fact, it’s one of my favourite times to hike! You don’t need a crazy amount of fancy gear to hit […]

Winter Hiking For Beginners: Tips & Tricks For Hiking in the Snow :: I've Been Bit! Travel Blog

Many think hiking is only for fair weather but I wholeheartedly disagree. As someone who is determined to show others how amazing the great outdoors is in the winter months, hiking is the easiest way to do this. Don’t get me wrong, hitting the trails in the ice and snow can be intimidating. Don’t worry […]

20 Lessons Travel Taught Me in My 20s :: I've Been Bit! Travel Blog

It’s the end of an era, folks. Just a few weeks ago I said goodbye to my 20s and hello to the next level of my life – the big 3-0. It’s somewhat fitting to be starting this new chapter with the decade coming to an end. I feel like our 20s are kind of […]

Ridiculously Canadian Gifts That Are Absolutely Eh-mazing :: I've Been Bit! Travel Blog

Oh, Canada. The great white north. Are you coming to the beautiful land of the maple leaf and looking for some fantastic Canadian souvenirs? Or are you looking to enjoy some Canadian-themed goodies to show everyone just how much you love the country? Whether you’re Canadian yourself or just love and support our obsession with […]

See what I did there? I just can’t resist a good nature pun. In all seriousness though, it can be tough to know what to buy the nature lovers on your list. There’s a wide range of us from the avid campers to the day hikers to the let’s go into the backwoods only to […]