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Dog Sledding – the exhilaration of a day with the dogs

Dog Sledding in Otter Lake, Quebec – the exhilaration of a day with the dogs Imagine getting out of your car to the excited sounds of sled dogs howling with anticipation, their excitement beyond palpable!  Your heart skips a beat and your breath speeds up as you know what is to come!  Welcome to Escapade-Eskimo … Continue reading

5 Romantic Fall Getaways in Canada: Guest Post

5 Romantic Fall Getaways in Canada The turning of the seasons is always an excuse to embrace your sense of adventure and spend some time away. When summer fades into fall and the days begin to get shorter, there’s no better time to take a romantic weekend getaway and explore some of Canada’s magnificent natural … Continue reading

Road Trip: Weekend in Boston

4 States, 2 Provinces, 2 Countries = one fantastic road trip!  Destination: Boston. So much to Boston – where to start?  I had spent a night in Bean-town a few years ago on a business trip and knew I wanted to come back.  So vibrant, so clean and the food – downright amazing!  When I … Continue reading

Boston’s InterContinental Hotel: Hotel Review

Boston InterContinental Waterfront Hotel: Hotel Review Sometimes a girl needs a little luxury on the road, and that is just what Boston’s InterContinental Hotel offered.  From the moment the valet took the car, we were ushered in on the red carpet and greeted with a smile. Nothing left to do but relax and enjoy our … Continue reading

The Color Run – New England

Welcome to the Happiest 5K on the planet – welcome to the New England Color Run! Nothing prepared me for the scene that unfolded as we walked to the start area for the 5K New England Color Run.  11,000 people registered for the event and bus loads of runners dressed in white were being unloaded … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Ben & Jerry’s

This past weekend, we packed our bags and headed out on a road trip to Boston, driving through 1 province and 4 states on our way!  How could we refuse the chance to stop in at Ben & Jerry’s for ice cream? Ice cream flavours of the past – do you know where they are? … Continue reading

Road Trip

This weekend is all about the Road Trip.  But unlike road trips of late, there will be no bikes! Remember the good old days where the family packed it up, hit the highway on a family road trip?  Over the last number of years, our road trips have involved packing up the bike and all … Continue reading

UCI Grand Prix Cyclists au Canada

The Tour de France – the most revered of the Grand Tours, a pinnacle of bike racing and the ultimate physical challenge as the riders cycle 3,497 kms around France.  For 21 days, the cameras of the world are on France as the greatest bike race passes amazing chateaux, beautiful landscapes and the breathtaking, lung … Continue reading

Wine Tasting in Prince Edward County

Picture yourself sitting on the patio, surrounded by vineyards, sipping on the latest vintage of an award winning Chardonnay.  Perhaps it is the crisp acidity of the Sauvignon Blanc that tantalizes your tastebuds. A gentle breeze off of Lake Ontario rustles the vine leaves as you wait for your lunch – welcome to Prince Edward … Continue reading

Le Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau – UCI 1.1 Women’s Road Racing

Le Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau is back – and with the 2012 London Olympics just around the corner, it promises to be an exciting event!  Gatineau will be hosting the biggest women’s road race in Canada – an event not to be missed as the women compete over 134 km on a closed circuit loop. … Continue reading

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