It was a rainy day in Southern Ontario, and I had plans to visit Paris, the self-proclaimed “Cobblestone Capital of Canada”. However, as Mother Nature decided to fill our entire weekend with rain, thunderstorms, and low temperatures, our mini road trip had to be put on the back burner. Continue reading
It’s amazing what you can discover within just a short distance from home! Before last week I had never even heard of Hilton Falls, and admittedly, knew very little about the Niagara Escarpment (Toronto acts as a bit of a schism between east and west — I’m from the east, the Escarpment’s in the west). Now that I’ve visited, I hope to return again this summer. It’s beautiful! Continue reading
My favourite method of travel has to be by car. Road tripping is one of my favourite pastimes, and everything about it makes me a happy girl. From planning a route, to packing a cooler, to making sure I have my pillow with me to get cozy with — riding in a car to a particular travel destination stirs up a great deal of excitement within me. Continue reading
I love driving. My father is a mechanic who races as a hobby, so to say I love driving is a bit of an understatement. I was born into driving and got my licence as soon as I possibly could after my sixteenth birthday. The first car I learned to drive in was a Ford Focus. Imagine my smirk when I was handed the keys to a 2015 Focus this weekend at an event with the carmaker.
It’s been two weeks since I returned from my whirlwind tour of Europe, and it’s taken about that much time to recover from my time overseas. Continue reading
Tulips, windmills, red light districts and legal drug use — this is Amsterdam. I won’t be partaking in any of the latter, but I will be enjoying the architecture and canals. Continue reading
Never in my life would I have guessed that I’d be travelling to the Czech Republic. It was always one of those countries that remained on the periphery of my travel knowledge. Now, it’s one of the places on our itinerary that I’m most excited about. Continue reading
I heard a lot about Austria when I was hiking the Camino de Santiago with my Austrian friend, Richard. Now I get the chance to see this country in person! Continue reading