More and more people are choosing to bring their dogs with them on vacation. We are two of those people. My husband and I have had the luxury of being on leave this year, and have spend much of our time on the road. Our two dogs Maggie and Arlo have been our companions on … More Taking Dogs on Road Trips
This post may be a bit controversial. And some will call me naive, a bleeding heart liberal, reckless even. That’s fine. These are just my own thoughts and feelings. I am not trying to belittle any else’s experiences or feelings of safety. I am not trying to encourage people to act rashly. Just sharing my … More Why Do We Fear The Homeless?
Let me start with the obvious. We did not mean to drive right through a massive winter storm. What we did was dangerous. Authorities were telling everyone to stay off the roads for good reason – the roads were dangerous. They were covered with snow and ice, and the winds were blowing. But we … More We Drove Right Through Winter Storm Landon
Hours in the car, open highway, staring out the window at the middle of nowhere. Sound like torture? For many it is. I hear it all the time “I hate road trips! I go crazy in the car like that for so long.” And I get it – road trips are not the fastest way … More Why I Love Road Trips
Cape Breton Highlands National Park is a hiker’s paradise. It has 26 hikes spread out over the Cabot Trail varying in length and difficulty. With coastline views, interior lakes, hardwood and evergreen forests there is a hike to suit any taste and hiking ability. And they are all beautiful. But how do you decide which … More 7 Great Hikes On the Cheticamp side of Cape Breton Highlands National Park
I have heard of golf courses that allow walkers to join a foursome, usually for a fee. But it does mean that a non-golfer can spend some time with their golfing companion, and also see a beautiful golf course. But bring the dogs? Never heard of that before. On a recent trip to Cape Breton, … More Dogs on the Golf Course? Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links Says Yes!
Nova Scotia is a beautiful province, but our favourite part by far is Cape Breton. There truly is something magical about this place. Where we stayed: We booked a campsite at the Cheticamp side of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park – with FULL hookups! Truly a blessing for a small trailer with small … More Cape Breton
Breathtaking ocean views, rugged coast lines, great food, abundance of wild life, and icebergs floating by… who wouldn’t want to go the the East Coast of Canada? It was certainly on our list of must do’s for this year off. We had planned to go in June or July. However, when the US land border … More East Coast Trip – Overview
“It don’t matter to me / Wherever we are is where I wanna be” Chris Stapleton, Starting Over I feel like this has come to summarize my feelings about travelling during COVID. 6 years ago – well before COVID was even on the horizon – my husband and I planned to take a year off … More Travelling During Covid
Travelling alone always sacred me. But I knew I wanted to be strong – to push myself out of my comfort zone and prove to myself that I can do more than I think I can. My husband is always telling me that I need to learn how to do more things for myself. … More Camping alone …. as a woman