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Why The Trail Across Burlington Rocks

For anybody living south of the QEW in Burlington, there’s a great off-road multi-purpose trail that can take you from the Oakville border all the way to the downtown core. This paved trail across Burlington, Ontario is our favourite route for walking and biking, and strolling with our one year old. It’s a popular trail for residents but it’s also ...

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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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Tickets to Medieval Times Toronto

Giveaway: Tickets to Medieval Times Toronto

“A long time ago…” Whenever a story begins with this phrase, I think of the Middle Ages. Courtly love, knights jousting and ladies in flowing dresses are some of the images that come to mind. I’ve always been fascinated by this time period, and wondered how people lived then – how they went about their daily lives, what they wore ...

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Top five camping sites near Toronto

Getting a dose of nature away from Toronto, Ontario does not require hours on the road. At most two to two-and-a-half hours are needed to get to great camping sites near Toronto. We’ve either camped or hiked in many provincial parks or conservation areas in Southern Ontario with campgrounds over the years and love that they aren’t too far from ...

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Spring Festivals and Events in Southern Ontario

Spring Festivals and Events in Southern Ontario

Spring is just around the corner. March and early April are a transition period in Southern Ontario, where there are fewer snow storms, geese and other birds begin reappearing and in some cases, colourful crocuses break up the drably coloured ground. This time period is one where you plan out your backyard or balcony garden, take a March break with ...

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high park in the winter

Toronto’s High Park in the Winter

Toronto’s High Park in the winter is a vibrant place – full of birds, small animals (squirrels, beavers) and people, sharing the white landscape, icy ponds and streams and trails. Looking back at some of my previous photos, I came upon those that I took while visiting High Park in December 2010. Although I had spent my first ten years ...

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