Five of our favourite activities unique to Ottawa, perfect to add to any itinerary alongside the most famous attractions such as Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park hosts one of the few multi-day backpacking trails in Nova Scotia. It is quality over quantity in this case, as the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail provides a beautiful, varied and challenging hike, showcasing the power of the huge Bay of Fundy tides. This is a backpacking trip not to miss.
The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax, has enough museums, parks and patio restaurants to keep any visitor busy for weeks. However, the surrounding area has too much on offer to miss! These are my top picks for day trips from Halifax, plus recommendations for extended stays in each region.
Kejimkujik National Park is a little difficult to pronounce at first glance (try ‘Kedgie-ma-koo-jik’) but don’t let that be a deterrent. If you did,…
On 15th May 2018, I became a Canadian citizen! I am so proud and happy to be a citizen of this amazing country. Becoming a citizen ends my seven year journey with Canadian immigration.
the province of Québec is supremely underrated as a hiking destination. The varied landscape of mountains, rugged coast and dense pine forests on Québec’s Gaspé Peninsula, in particular, is the perfect mix for great hiking opportunities. Here are six fast and fun Gaspesie, Quebec trails to try out!
Whale watching in Tadoussac is both incredibly varied and exceptionally easy. We found four fun ways to go whale watching in Tadoussac on our recent May visit. Whether you like to be taken directly to the whales or prefer to try spotting them yourself from shore, Tadoussac is a whale watcher’s dream.
Victoria Island and Vancouver Island are commonly mistaken for each other but are actually quite different places. Located in the Arctic, Victoria Island is incredibly difficult to get to. Wonderfully wild Vancouver Island, however, is just a hop, skip and a jump away from the mainland of British Columbia.
Canada is consistently listed as one of the best places to live in the world. Thousands of people make the move every year to the Great White North. If you’d like to move to Canada too, read this quick-start guide and get things happening today.
Whether you’re starting a week-long hike in the mountains or want to explore a 6km long trail near the highway, there are some essential items that you should carry. These items can help prevent unexpected situations in the backcountry and also alleviate them when they do happen.