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.

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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…

Ottawa Gift Boxes

12 Ottawa Gift Boxes for any Occasion

Give the gift of local.

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

The best of Ottawa in Winter!

Things to do in Brockville

Day Trip Guide: Things to do in Brockville

Explore the historical town of Brockville.

10 Beautiful Places for a Weekend Getaway in Ontario

The province of Ontario has so many beautiful places to discover, from picturesque small towns to expansion provincial and national parks! One of the things…

Things to do in 1000 Islands

Things to do in 1000 Islands Gananoque: A Visitor’s Guide

Visiting the 1000 Islands? Find hotels, restaurants, and things to do!

The Ultimate Ottawa Staycation Guide

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

12 Date Ideas Ottawa Summer 2020

Date nights are looking a little different in 2020, Ottawa! Fortunately, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy a romantic day or evening in…

Ottawa Outdoors

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking, Cycling, and Walking Trails in Ottawa

It’s the summer of outside, Ottawa! One of the best ways to have fun and stay safe this summer is to enjoy the great outdoors.…

You Can Sleep With Wolves and Bring Your Friends in these Wolf Lodges in Quebec

Wake up to howling!

Where to Eat in Montreal

Montreal Food Guide: Where to Eat in Montreal

Montreal is perfect for foodies. One of the things that I have loved on my multiple visits to Montreal over the last couple years has been…

Halifax Waterfront

Things to do in Halifax: The Best Restaurants, Bars, & Attractions

Halifax is a coastal Canadian city that belongs at the top of your weekend getaway list. There are plenty of things to do in Halifax…

Ottawa Christmas

Christmas in Ottawa: 17 Things to Do Before the Holidays End

There’s still holiday magic in the air!

10 Tips for Safe Driving in Ottawa: Stay Safe While Driving This Winter

Driving can get you where you need to and take you on fantastic adventures – but it’s only fun if you arrive at your destination…

Lac des Loops Skating Trail near Ottawa

14 Spectacular Winter Getaways in Ontario and Quebec

There’s a long stretch of winter in Canada and while it can start to a feel little long, there is also a lot of opportunity…