My Camping Checklist

I’m about to embark on my first-ever solo canoe trip. I’m going for 5 days and waiting patiently for the ice to melt off the lakes in Algonquin Park. I plan to go the first week of May, so if the ice isn’t out of Algonquin, I’ll have to go to a different location. I’m…

The Adventure Chronicles: Rebecca and Ryan see the East Coast! Part 2

Day Six –  Cape Breton Adventures: Presqu’ ile to Hideaway Campground (63.5 km) Our first stop of the day: Skyline trail: A dramatic headland overlooking the rugged gulf coast. Whales, eagles, moose and bears. Fragile vegetation. No dogs. – 1.5 – 2.5 hrs / 7km return – 2 – 3 hrs / 9.2km loop Even…

Photography: I’m Looking for a Mentor

I’m almost finished my first year of the Digital Photography and Imaging program at Georgian College (which is a 2-year program) and I am trying to find opportunities over the summer to be mentored by a photographer. This is proving to be difficult. After approaching some of my instructors about what possibilities could be out…

Cookout at the Lookout (Algonquin Park)

I had great plans to have a spring cookout at the Track and Tower Trail lookout in Algonquin Park. Algonquin Outfitters have published my adventure on their website. Take a look!

Where Do Blue Herons Live?

A couple of years ago my sister-in-law told me about a blue heron rookery down the road from where my parents live. I had never seen a blue heron’s nest let alone a rookery and it was quite a sight to behold. The crazy thing about it all is that I had no idea it…

The Conjuring Rock

It’s golden hour. We have spent the day swimming off the rocks and hiking through the pristine forest. As the sun dips down toward the horizon it illuminates the cliffs opposite our camp, turning them into a golden fairytale of rippling rock.

2017 Outdoor Adventure Show (recap)

Organizers of the Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show put a call out for talented bloggers to help promote the show, so I sent an email and got a reply! I want to send out a HUGE thank you to Kayla Hlywka for giving me the amazing opportunity to promote the show, give away tickets and connect…

My Most Memorable Birthday, Ever

It was my 30th birthday and I knew I had to think of something to make it memorable. The sun hadn’t yet come up when I thought of an idea. I wanted to see a caribou on my 30th birthday! So, I nudged my husband who was still sleeping and told him what I wanted to do….