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Olivia Rutt

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Road trip tips: What you need to know about taking the perfect cross-country road trip

June 30, 2020
Road trips don’t always go smoothly. These 32 road trip tips (gathered from countless trips across Canada and the US) will help you prepare everything for a safe and enjoyable journey! | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #Travel #RoadTrip #Canada #USA

My knuckles were white, tightly wrapped around my steering wheel. My wiper blades were swooshing slower than the rain was beating around my windshield. And the memory of the last gas station more than 200kms behind us seemed like a figment of my imagination. I saw the “kilometres until empty” counter plummet into the single digits. Road trips don’t always go perfectly, but it’s best to know some road trip tips before you head out so you don’t get into crazy situations as I did during a thunderstorm on a highway in Manitoba, running out of gas.

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Best way to organize your travel photos

April 18, 2020
This guide will help you with the best way to organize your travel photos so that you can easily find them, show off your best pictures and put them together in a memorable way. #TravelPhotography #Photography #Lightroom | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

If you’re anything like me, you’ll be taking thousands of photos on your trips abroad, but what happens when you get home? How do you sort through the mountain of pictures? How do you select the best ones to share with your friends and family? Don’t you worry, by the end of this post, you’ll be an organization master! This guide will help you find the best way to organize your travel photos so that you can easily find them, show off your best snaps and put them together in a memorable way.

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7 awesome ways to explore Canada virtually

March 25, 2020
Stuck at home and dreaming of travelling Canada coast to coast to coast? Well, you can, with these seven ways to explore Canada virtually. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #Travel #Canada #VirtualTravel

Sometimes travel isn’t always possible. Whether you’ve been asked to stay inside or you work full time and can’t travel as often as you like, or maybe you’re housebound because you broke your ankle, I don’t know, travel just isn’t always possible. Luckily, technology and a group of crafty people have come together to offer ways to explore Canada virtually.

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Hiking the Bruce Trail: 14 incredible side trails to explore

March 20, 2020
Looking to get outside for fresh air? Looking to start hiking the Bruce Trail and not sure where to start? These 14 side trails are the perfect way to explore the Bruce Trail. | My Wandering Voyage travel blog #BruceTrail #Hiking #Ontario #Canada

The Bruce Trail is Ontario’s most famous trail. Following the Niagara Escarpment, it weaves nearly 900kms from Niagara to Tobermory. Hiking the Bruce Trail end to end has been on my bucket list for years, but it takes about a month. The side trails offer a taste of what the main trail is like, and it provides ample opportunity to explore some of Ontario’s best natural history.

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22 best scenic bridges in Ontario you have to visit

March 1, 2020
Take in the surrounding landscape from this list of best scenic bridges in Ontario that you have to visit. #travel #Ontario #Canada | My Wandering Voyage travel blog

You may have heard that Canada is home to a lot of lakes, Ontario in particular. (It has to do with the Ice Age and glacial retreat. Basically, awesome science stuff.) With all these lakes and rivers connecting them, it means we have a lot of bridges too. From these scenic bridges in Ontario, you’ll get some of the best views of this province’s gorgeous and diverse landscape.

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Top Things to do in Muskoka in Winter

January 12, 2020
With so many amazing things to do in Muskoka in Winter, like snowshoeing, ice skating and skiing, you’ll never have a dull moment in this stunning and quintessentially Canadian landscape! #Muskoka #Ontario #Canada #travel

Hello winter! Bring on the snow-covered trees, the frozen landscape and the adventure that awaits! That’s right winter in Ontario opens up a whole new world of outdoor activities. And Muskoka is the heart of Ontario winter. The Muskoka region is cottage country, but during the colder months, it turns into a snow-lover’s paradise. And there are so many things to do in Muskoka in winter, so let me tell you about the top choices!

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Best winter destinations in Ontario for a cozy weekend

January 4, 2020
Despite the blistering cold, the layers of clothes and lack of sun, there are so many great reasons to enjoy winter in Ontario, Canada! These nine towns across Ontario have embraced the season. So, bundle up and get ready to explore the best winter destinations in Ontario for a weekend getaway. #WinterDestinations #Ontario #Canada #Travel

Ah, winter in Ontario. The longest season. The shortest days. It’s where you have to don several layers before setting foot outside and where you almost forget what t-shirt weather feels like. Don’t fret! There are actually so many great reasons to enjoy this season. Across the province, many towns are embracing winter. So bundle up and get ready to explore the best winter destinations in Ontario.

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