What Happened When I went Canoe Camping for the First Time

What Happened When I went Canoe Camping for the First Time

When I was a kid, my family and I used to camp on a semi-regular basis. As my brother and I have gotten older, that's long ended. This summer I decided to go back to nature and give camping another shot - and I've been loving it! I'm still figuring some things out - let's [...]

Budget Travelers Rejoice! Discount Airlines Growing in Canada

Budget Travelers Rejoice! Discount Airlines Growing in Canada

Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 20, super-discounted airline Swoop (owned by WestJet) will become Canada’s second discount airline (after Flair) with its first flight from Hamilton, Ontario to Abbotsford, British Columbia. Swoop Airlines will launch with 5 destinations across Canada – Halifax, Nova Scotia; Edmonton, Alberta; Winnipeg, Manitoba; as well as Hamilton and Abbotsford, with more destinations [...]

My Favourite Cities For Running

My Favourite Cities For Running

Not all roads are created equal – so it’s no surprise that it’s easier to run along them in certain cities than it is in others. Take San Francisco. Unless you’re on the waterfront, you’ll likely be running up what feels like a mountain side for most of your run (because you are). Great for [...]

This is the roadtrip you have to make, even if you hate driving

This is the roadtrip you have to make, even if you hate driving

A couple weeks ago I went to California, and rented a car. I spent a week in San Francisco, before heading south to Malibu for another week. The plan: Drive the Pacific Coast Highway, also known as California Route 1, the whole way. The winding two-lane highway means the trip takes about 10 hours, instead [...]