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Teased by Cottage Country on Otter Lake with Sunny Point Resort and Cottages

An Introduction to Cottage Country and Sunny Point Resort and Cottages Cottage country – n (Canadian) any lakeside region where many country cottages are located; home to urban vacationers who are seeking peace, relaxation and the great outdoors. For many residents of Toronto and eastern Ontario, cottage country is equivalent to Muskoka, the Kawarthas, Parry … Continue reading

Do You Geocache?

Do You Geocache? Last weekend, in the scorching heat, I thought I would sneak out for a quick kayak.  It is one of my favourite things – so peaceful and relaxing on the water.  Generally, I end up taking pictures as I paddle.  What can I say, it is beautiful on the water.  I have … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: The Beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park

I discovered Plitvice Lakes National Park while doing research for my 2 weeks in Croatia last August.  I knew I wanted to stay over night – the park is so big, I wanted 2 days to explore – and the decision was the right one for me.  What I was not prepared for was how … Continue reading

Tranquility on Meech Lake

Tranquility – tran·quil·li·ty or tran·quil·i·ty (tr ng-kw l -t , tr n-). n. The quality or state of being tranquil; serenity. That is the best way to describe my evening paddle on Meech Lake, found in the Chelsea sector of Gatineau Park, 20 minutes from Ottawa.  With life at an all time hectic pace, I head out … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Crossing Paths on the Camino de Santiago

Walking the Camino de Santiago was a privilege.  To be able to take the 43 days to walk across the top of Spain, explore the region and get to know more about myself was a luxury.  There were so many amazing people to meet along the way, each with a different story. As I walked, … Continue reading

Adventures with Explorers’ Edge – quintessentials of the Canadian wilderness

For 3 days and 2 nights I lived the dream.  I was invited with a small group of travel writers to experience the quintessential Canadian wilderness – the pristine landscapes of Canada came to life as I traveled to the region known as Explorers’ Edge, only 2 hours north of Toronto.    It was a … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: The Power of the Sea

I am drawn to the sea and the power of the waves as they crash upon the shore, their constant motion mesmerizing.  I stood with the crowd, watching, waiting as the tide came in and the mighty Atlantic pounded the walkway in Biarritz, France.  It was a sight to see.  You could feel the power … Continue reading

Wanderlusters: Exploring the Tropical Waters of Australia and New Zealand

Wanderlusters: Exploring the Tropical Waters of Australia and New Zealand Travel provides the opportunity to explore foreign climes, traverse new landscapes and see the world from a different perspective. As perpetual travellers we were excited to get scuba certified because we knew that the ability to dive would open up a whole new dimension of … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Kayak Certification at Meech Lake

It’s that time of year again when I can’t wait to get out on the water!  Have been out a few times already, but the water it still too cold for a swim! This photo was taken last year during a sunny weekend – perfect for a Kayak safety and certification course.  You never know … Continue reading

Monday Morning Series: Antigua Starfish

Spring break…where have you been all my life!  There is something so peaceful about the sea.  Wish I was swimming with the starfish again this year.  Antigua is becoming all but a distant memory! Even though we know them as “star fish”, sea stars are actually Echinoderms, related to sand dollars, sea urchins and sea … Continue reading

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