Long haul flights. 10+ hours sitting in a tin can that’s hurling its way across the sky. Just reading that can make some people shudder and think twice about booking that trip. The longest non-stop … Continue reading How to Survive Long Haul Flights
Video: Top 5 Bicycle Trails in Toronto
There’s a sense of freedom that comes with cycling that you can’t find with any other form of transportation. I still remember when I first learned to ride a bicycle. I felt like I could … Continue reading Video: Top 5 Bicycle Trails in Toronto
Learning to Ride an ATV in Mattawa, Ontario
“Oh you’re going to get addicted to this” said Rex, an ATV aficionado and one of four ATV enthusiasts who lead our group of three inexperienced female riders. It was a positive outlook for the start of the day. I, on the other hand, was focusing more on making sure I wouldn’t crash and burn.
I was recently invited by Ontario Tourism to visit Mattawa, a small Northern Ontario town about a 4-hour drive north of Toronto, to experience riding an ATV on the Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System. I’d never been on an ATV before and was excited about the opportunity. I also thought it could make for a fun video (see below).
I was joined by two other newbies to the sport, Dani of Going Nomadic and Christen of Divas and Dorks. Together we amped each other up, cheered each other on, and got in touch with our inner bad-assery (I know, that’s not really a word, but I’m going with it). We were instructed and lead by 4 experienced ATV riders, Jeff, John, Mark, and Rex who are passionate about the sport and want to show off why Mattawa is a great place to experience it, even for this all female crew. We were in great hands. Read more “Learning to Ride an ATV in Mattawa, Ontario”
Road Tripping New Zealand: Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island, Part 2
Last week I wrote about the first half of a two-week road trip itinerary for New Zealand’s South Island. We started in Christchurch, hiked through Mount Cook, checked out Oamaru, the Moeraki Boulders and Victorian … Continue reading Road Tripping New Zealand: Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island, Part 2
Road Tripping New Zealand: A Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island – Part 1
Hands down, without a doubt, the best way to take in New Zealand is to rent a campervan and explore it on your own. There’s something about having the freedom to travel at your own … Continue reading Road Tripping New Zealand: A Two-Week Itinerary of the South Island – Part 1