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Lighthouse Day: Yes, This Exists

I happened to be perusing a site that lists all the fun international and national observances on various days. One that caught my eye was Lighthouse Day, celebrated on Sunday, August 7th this year. Lighthouses? Really? They’ve lost a bit of their allure and cool factor over the decades as they’ve become automated. Gone is the life of the lighthouse ...

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Airplane Safety Videos

Funny Airplane Safety Videos

It’s inevitable… you must watch the boring airplane safety video or presentation before each flight. Since you are most likely already buckled in your seat, you are a captive audience.  The good news is that there are some airlines using humour to capture the interest of travellers. I’ve compiled a few funny airplane safety videos for you to check out. ...

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Bayfront Park in Hamilton

Trails at Bayfront Park in Hamilton

I’m in love with the trails at Bayfront Park in Hamilton. So impressed with the well-paved path and the beautifully laid out park that juts out into Cootes Bay, giving you a view of the marina, bay and more shoreline. Despite it being a chilly, late fall day, my husband and I decided to take a walk at this popular ...

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Port Credit, MIssissauga

Port Credit in Mississauga – Why You Must Visit

Like walking along a waterfront? Check. Like small, privately-owned shops with character? Check. Like many choices for delicious dining? Check. There are many things to do in Port Credit in Mississauga – it’s a favourite for many because it has a little bit of everything for everybody. From Scoops Ice Cream, which during the summer is packed with families, to ...

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Ireland House in Burlington

History at Ireland House in Burlington, Ontario

Historic Ireland House in Burlington at Oakridge Farm is very special for one key reason – almost all of its contents on display are original. With approximately 90% having been previously used by the Ireland family, the furniture, décor and daily items make Ireland House a rarity in North America. This is one of the reasons why it’s a must-visit ...

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