Welcome to Canada, my home and native land! Canada is an enormous country, with all kinds of different landscapes and environments to explore – in all seasons. 

Let’s start planning your trip to Canada! Where do you want to go? These posts are organized from East to West! Find guides for Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and other areas in Ontario and Quebec.


Recent Posts

26 Wonderful Things to do in Ottawa in Winter: A Local’s Guide

The best of Ottawa in Winter!

Quebec Road Trip Itinerary

Quebec Road Trip Itinerary (with Scenic Stops)

Big cities, small towns, and beautiful places.

Things to do in L’Anse-Saint-Jean

Things to do in L’Anse-Saint-Jean, Quebec

The remarkable town in the Saguenay Fjords.

Perth Day Trip

10 Things to do in Perth, Ontario: Sights, Activities, and Food

This historic town is full of surprises.

Westport Ontario

What to do in Westport Ontario for a Day

Here’s what to do on your visit to the village of Westport!

Pink Lake

The Ultimate Gatineau Park Trails Guide 2021

A guide to get you out and hiking in Gatineau Park.

Biking in Ottawa

Biking in Ottawa: Routes, Destinations, and Tips

I have been an avid cyclist for many years. I even used to compete for the Canada Junior National Team! Ottawa is a great city…

Princess Louise Falls

Princess Louise Falls: Visitor’s Guide

Chasing waterfalls in Ottawa? This one is a must-see.

The Ultimate Ottawa Staycation Guide

No travel, no problem! This 7-day itinerary is all you need.

18 Date Ideas Ottawa Summer 2021

Date nights are looking a little different in 2021, Ottawa! Fortunately, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy a romantic day or evening in…

Morris Island Conservation Area

Day Trip Guide: Morris Island Conservation Area

Escape Ottawa with a day trip to this beautiful, secluded spot: Morris Island Conservation Area. Love the outdoors? It’s perfect for your next adventure! Here’s…

Llama walks Ottawa

3 Places to Walk with Llamas near Ottawa

Walking with llamas and alpacas is an experience like no other to add to your summer bucket list. I walked with llamas for the first…

Montreal Itinerary 3 Days

What to do in Montreal for 3 Days: Suggested Itinerary and Travel Guide

The best places to go, food, and accommodations for a 3 day visit!

Lac des Loops Skating Trail near Ottawa

Where to go Skating in Ottawa: Winter 2021

Skating in Ottawa is one of the most magical parts about winter. There are tons of wonderful options, from trails through the forest to beautiful…

10 Ottawa Experiences You Can Have at Home

We are so fortunate in Ottawa to have exceptional small businesses. Many of them have been working over-time to adapt to the stay home orders…