Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto

Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto 2012

My husband Frank and I headed to this year’s Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto to check out the latest in travel, outdoor activities and equipment. So many great exhibitors were part of this year’s show, including booths from more tourism organizations focusing on adventure travel. We liked how the show was organized into categories from various travel destinations (Ontario, Canada, ...

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Winter at High Park, Toronto

Travel Photo: Winter at High Park, Toronto

Playing urban tourist for a day and enjoying winter at High Park in Toronto, we were snapping photos.  This one Рa photo of ducks swimming at Grenadier Pond at High Park, was one of my favourites. The bare trees reflected in the water create a funky illusion of black squiggles. Sometimes you can miss the magic if taking in ...

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Why flying cheap is a bad idea

Why flying cheap is a bad idea

Recently I saw a Facebook post on the page of the Traveling Canucks blog with a tip about being careful when booking with discount airlines as to hidden costs for baggage etc. News of Air Australia leaving travelers stranded is a great example of why flying cheap is a bad idea. This is another reason to be wary. The budget ...

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Family Day

Family Day: Memories of family days of my youth

I owe my parents a big thank you for the many great memories of “family days” of my youth. I’m sure there are many others out there who also thank their parents for the same. Before Family Day became a provincial holiday in Ontario, spending time with parents and siblings was something that just happened on a regular basis. Activities ...

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