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day trips from Toronto

Five Top Day Trips From Toronto

Chances are, if you are a tourist, you’ve found this blog post by Googling “day trips from Toronto.” While exploring the city is exciting for a day or two, inevitably, you want to get a taste of what the province has to offer. Ontario Tourism’s slogan for many years has been “Yours to Discover.” It’s still relevant today as native ...

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How to Reduce Stress During Morning Commutes

At least once a year, there is a new report that speaks to the growing congestion of roads in North America.  Not everybody can take public transit to work. Although my current commute has me taking city streets for about 20 minutes, my previous job had me commuting for about 40 minutes on the highway. A public transportation commute would ...

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Bad Driver Pet Peeves

Bad Driver Pet Peeves

It happens every morning and after 5 p.m. The commute to work is riddled with bad drivers – many of which should not have driver licenses. I’m sure there are many others who have bad driver pet peeves, so you may find yourself nodding in agreement when you read this post. I take the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) to and ...

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bears in muskoka

Seeing Bears in Muskoka

In the past few years, since having Frank in my life, I’ve seen more wildlife on the side of the road or crossing it than I ever have in my life. The reason for this that we’re so often on country roads, exploring Ontario. Recently, we were driving between Gravenhurst and Bala, Ontario and saw a sign that warned of ...

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Snowy Southern Ontario road

Travel photo: A snowy Southern Ontario road

You may be wondering why this photo of a snowy Southern Ontario road looks like it’s been processed into a dreary monotone scene. There’s a reason for that. It was taken by me via my iPhone last winter using an app (at this point I can’t remember which one) which included some cool post-processing options. This image above is what ...

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