Silence. The motor of the boat has been cut, and you drift, bobbing with the waves in the Pacific Ocean. You’re surrounded by blue, and you can see mountains in the distance. But that’s not what you are here for. You are waiting, silently, scanning the water for a sign from the top predator of the ocean: the orca. Whale watching is a huge draw for visitors in British Columbia, and there are no questions as to why: seeing these beautiful marine mammals in the wild is an incredible experience.
Stepping out of the airport and the humidity hit me like a wall. It wasn’t hot per se, but the moist air made everything stick. I was finally in British Columbia. Last summer, I walked along Canada’s eastern shore, now, just a year later I was on Canada’s west coast.
Canadians are lucky. I mean we have just a vast landscape with so many places to see and explore. Yes, it’s a big country and the best way to see it is by car. There’s no better way to get to know this country than to take a drive on one of it many epic road trips in Canada.
Winter may be a time where you want to hole up next to a warm fire and drink hot chocolate, but it’s also the perfect time to go on a weekend getaway. Not only is it cheaper, but there are fewer people and who doesn’t love snow city scenes. So bundle up and pack your bags. Next stop is Kingston, Ontario.
It’s a sure sign of spring when the sap is flowing. I’m talking about maple syrup! The best way to enjoy this lovely Canadian treat is by visiting the ever popular annual Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, held in early April.
What we thought was the name of a setting for a murder mystery movie, Silent Lake Provincial Park was instead a stunning focal point in the Northeastern Ontario. This was my second winter heading out of the comfort of my warm home into the wilderness of Ontario to winter camp in a yurt.
New Brunswick kind of blew me away. I didn’t have too many expectations going in, and I think that’s why it was such a treat.
The story of Peggy’s Cove starts and ends with a lighthouse.
For the quintessential Maritime experience, look no further than Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The old town was built around the fishing and sailing lifestyle. Located on Nova Scotia southern shore, Lunenburg dazzles visitors with its brightly coloured hues and delicious fresh seafood.
Halifax is a lively coastal city in the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia. From its delicious eats, historic buildings and magnificent waterfront, there is much to do in Halifax.