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Snowmobiling in Quebec as a Beginner

April 10, 2019 4 Comments »

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The world moves pretty fast. I am often stunned when I think of all of the changes we’ve gone through in the last 12 years since I started traveling. Smartphones, social media, smart watches, Airbnb, ride-sharing apps, and streaming television all appeared spearheaded by computer-based change. Technology seems to move at the speed of light […]

4 Unique Places to Stay in Quebec Winter

April 5, 2019 3 Comments »

Quebec winter ice hotel

When you think of Quebec winter and snow, you normally think of a big comfy lodge with a couch you can sink into, a big fireplace, hot toddy, and lots of flannel. But I don’t like to do the expected, so instead of staying in a big cozy lodge for my winter adventures in Quebec, […]

The Ultimate Wolf Experience

April 2, 2019 4 Comments »

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As I was about to nod off to sleep, I heard it. “Owwoooooo”. A howl that made the little hairs on the back of my neck stand up at attention. Soon after, I heard another howl join in and then another. It was a howling chorus – and it was happening right outside my window. […]

Want Snow? Try These Winter Activities in Quebec

March 21, 2019 3 Comments »

Quebec winter activities

“I’m sorry folks, but we are unable to land because the runway needs to be cleared off. We’ll be diverting to Montreal until they can get the snow cleared and will try again,” our pilot explained. My trip to Quebec actually started by getting delayed by the snow. I was tired and sad as my […]

Tour the Acadian Peninsula: Best Things To Do in New Brunswick

October 24, 2017 7 Comments »

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If you’re looking for a unique Canadian experience, then you need to add the Acadian Peninsula in New Brunswick to your must-visit list. This beautiful region is steeped in history and culture, with stunning landscapes, delicious cuisine, and friendly locals who are sure to make your visit unforgettable. The woman at the counter brings my […]

Getting Close to Alberta Birds of Prey

October 17, 2017 7 Comments »

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The golden, wheat filled horizon stretched out in both directions as far as my eyes could see. The horizon line blurred at the ends as I squinted my eyes trying to take in such a vast landscape. It was a never-ending horizon, perfectly flat; when I stare at it I see a world of possibilities […]

Distillerie Fils Du Roy, A Story in a Bottle

October 10, 2017 2 Comments »

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Everyone knows that the best writers are storytellers. The best speakers are storytellers. The best museums tell a story. The best coaches are storytellers, the best leaders are storytellers, and the best salespeople are storytellers. My favorite podcasts (Moth and TED Talks) are storytelling podcasts. Everyone is a storyteller these days; it’s one of the […]

The Canadian Badlands: A Place to Slow Down and Savor Life

October 4, 2017 10 Comments »

Canadian Badlands Writing on Stone

When I arrived in the Canadian Badlands, I was going through all the motions…it had been a whirlwind travel day of moving, moving, moving. We did introductions quickly in the parking lot and shook hands. I never thought of myself as hurried – until I went to pull away from the handshake, and he took […]