Dundas Valley Conservation Area Fall Hiking and Photography

One of my favourite places to hike in the world is right in my hometown of Dundas, Ontario. I have such fond memories of the Dundas Valley Conservation Area. Growing up, these trails were my favourite walking paths, biking trails, and places to spend time with family and friends. Naturally, the best time of year to visit is the fall.  … Read More

Regenerate Food Festival – Supporting the Local Food Movement

The Regenerate Food Festival encouraged thoughtful conversation about the state of our food system. In Canada, we are mostly disconnected from our food system. Food lines the shelves of huge grocery stores and we buy it, without giving a second thought as to where it comes from. There are grapes from California, kiwis from Italy, and avocados from Israel. There … Read More

Bruce Trail Hike #7 – Facing My Fears of Hiking Alone

Follow along on my Bruce Trail hikes! I’m slowly hiking this entire trail – all 900km of it. It runs from north to south, right across southern Ontario, Canada. I really wanted to go hiking on Thanksgiving weekend (that’s in October in Canada!). The only problem was that everyone was pretty busy. Justin was working, my sister was with her … Read More

Incredible Iceland Drone Video That Will Give You Instant Wanderlust

Thinking about traveling to Iceland? This video will make you want to pack your bags immediately. Over a two week period in early June, we captured aerial footage using our drone as we drove all over the country. Justin and I traveled around the Ring Road – the main highway in Iceland. We also ventured off the Ring Road for … Read More

Georgian Bay Islands National Park Canada – Hiking Beausoleil Island

Hiking a nature preserve only accessible by boat, at the world’s largest freshwater archipelago. It’s one of Canada’s national parks, and it’s within driving distance of my home. And I hadn’t even heard of it. Crazy, right? Georgian Bay Islands National Park is made up of 63 small islands in Georgian Bay. The largest island of the park, Beausoleil Island, … Read More

Embracing the Solitude: East Fjords Iceland

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There’s nothing like the dramatic, rugged coastline of the East Fjords Iceland. We drove from Jökulsárlón to Egilsstaðir, continuing on our road trip around the Ring Road. After spending most of the early afternoon discovering the incredible glacial lagoons of Jokulsarlon, we continued to witness stunning scenery on our journey. I can’t stress enough that there’s no better way to … Read More

Photo Essay: Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Zodiac Boat Tour

Experience the stunning landscape of the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon on a Zodiac boat tour. Jökulsárlón is one of the greatest natural wonders of Iceland. You really can’t miss it, even from the road. As we approached Jokulsarlon on the Ring Road, we were immediately in awe of the massive icebergs floating down the glacial lake. These huge ice blocks break … Read More

South Coast Iceland in a Day – Self Drive Travel Guide

South Coast of Iceland. Truly spectacular. On our two week road trip around Iceland, we spent a day driving the south coast of Iceland. There are many points of interest to discover throughout the day. We traveled to Iceland from the end of May until mid-June. This was a great time of year to visit. The weather was lovely and … Read More

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