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Five hiking trails near Toronto

With fall almost upon us, it’s time to wrap up the camping gear and stow it away. But this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the outdoors. For Frank and me, it’s fall hiking season! We’ve visited many places over the past few years, and here’s a round-up of our favourite fall hiking trails near Toronto: Hendrie Valley – Burlington / ...

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Brum's Dairy Pembroke

Food Find: Ice Cream from Brum’s Dairy in Pembroke, Ontario

There’s nothing better than ice cream on a hot day, and waffle cone with two scoops directly from the dairy is even better. Brum’s Dairy in Pembroke, Ontario is just the spot to visit if you need to cool off and are in that area of Eastern Ontario. This past weekend we were visiting family at their cottage in Petawawa, ...

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Eramosa Karst

Visiting Eramosa Karst Conservation Area

The Eramosa Karst Conservation Area is a place to not only hike and enjoy the outdoors, but also learn a bit more about geology. What few people in Ontario know is that there are many areas in this province where karsts are found. Karst topography has porous rock eroded by water over time creating cenotes, caves and sinkholes. The Eramosa ...

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Vapur water bottle

Review: Vapur Water Bottle

In the past year we’ve made some changes as to how we keep hydrated during our hikes, road trips and travels. While we used to pick up a bottle or two of water from a convenience store, and more recently used a refillable hard plastic bottle, we’ve made the change to the Vapur water bottle, aka the anti-bottle, and are ...

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