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Saskatoon SUP On The South Saskatchewan River

6 Fun Things to do in Saskatoon In Summer

Saskatoon is a fun, dynamic place to visit in summer with lots going on. You can feel the energy in the music and festivals, taste the local food at farmer's markets and restaurants, and experience soft adventure within the city limits. I think you'll be surprised at what Canada's fastest growing city offers. Here are 6 things to do in Saskatoon in summer - that will keep you busy for at least two days. Stand…

Iceberg Lake, Glacier National Park

10 Things to Do in Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park in Montana gets top marks for natural beauty. In fact it's been called the Switzerland of America. To justify that name consider this; over its one million acres there are 175 named mountains, 200 named waterfalls, 25 named glaciers and literally hundreds of lakes and streams. And the area surrounding the park is also a hotbed of beauty.  This post includes some affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase through one…

The Ottawa Sign In The Byward Market

10 Ottawa Activities to Try on a Visit to Canada’s Capital

Ottawa. Canada’s Capital. The city I grew up in, have a soft spot for - and one of the few places in Canada where I’d happily live again. Every time I go back, I marvel at how vibrant the city has become. How much there is to do. I leave thinking next time I come back I’ll leave time for all the Ottawa activities I'd still like to do - wander the museums I’ve never…

Do A Walk At Sunset Along Claddagh Quay

5 Things to do in Galway, Ireland

Galway has been the starting point of a couple of trips for me including a recent six day hike with Wilderness Ireland and a self-guided bike ride with John in Ireland's Connemara region a number of years ago. Galway is a great jumping off point to explore western Ireland. And it's a snap to reach by train or bus from the Dublin airport (it takes about three hours). Once you're in Galway, the only time…

Sunset Over Djemaa El-Fna

Things to Do in Marrakesh When You Only Have a Day

Marrakesh - just the name conjures up exotic images - snake charmers, colourful souks, palm trees, classy riads. If only that was the reality. Marrakesh was our least favourite stop on a two week Morocco tour largely because it's turned into a noisy, polluted city. In the last five or six years cheap Chinese made motorbikes have been permitted inside the medina, so now do you not only have to dodge them, but you have…

The Community Gardens In Inuvik

9 Things to Do in Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Inuvik is a small town located on the east channel of the Mackenzie River at the end of the Dempster Highway in the Northwest Territories. While it isn't exactly a booming tourist destination it's poised to become one, at least by northern standards. The road to Tuktoyaktuk is now open so anyone with an adventurous bone in their body should think about adding this remote part of Canada to their bucket list. Inuvik is on…

The Frank Slide Seen From Turtle Mountain

9 Great Things to do in the Crowsnest Pass Area

The historic Crowsnest Pass Area is made up of five small towns - Hillcrest, Bellevue, Frank, Blairmore and Coleman. The area is easily accessible via Highway 3 from Calgary and Lethbridge, and also from nearby Sparwood and Fernie, the closest towns in British Columbia, 41 and 70 kilometres respectively to the west. There are a surprising variety of things to do in the Crownest Pass area - whether you visit for a day or plan…

Views From The Cafe On The Sidney Pier

8 of the Best Things to do in Sidney BC

The seaside town of Sidney BC, located just five minutes down the road from the Schwartz Bay Terminal on Vancouver Island, offers a surprising number of things to do. Judging by the stream of ferry traffic on the highway, most people give Sidney a pass and head straight for Victoria. But the town is worth a stop, especially in the summer. My mother lived in Sidney BC for many years so I was a frequent…

You Feel Part Of This Mural When You Walk By

The Best Things to do in Key West if You Have 48 Hours

These are some of the best things to do in Key West, Florida if you only have 48 hours. Fortunately we felt like we'd made the most of our time without feeling like we were rushing from activity to activity. If you have a third day be sure to book a trip to Dry Tortugas National Park, accessed via a high speed boat. It's fabulous. This post includes some affiliate links. If you make a…

5 Things to do in Mendoza, Argentina

What can you do in Mendoza, Argentina - a city of 115,000 people? Plenty as it turns out especially with its premiere location in an area of plains and foothills east of Aconcagua - the highest mountain in South America. With the Andes as a backdrop and a sunny climate with low rainfall, it's no wonder Mendoza draws visitors from around the world. They come for the wine and the food but there's loads of…

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