Wakefield Village

One of the biggest perks to living in Ottawa is how close we are to some of the best things that nature has to offer. A local and tourist favourite is the Gatineau area, perfect for a variety of outdoor activities and adventures. The area is home to a variety of ski hills, hiking trails,…

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Vancouver skyline

When I tell people I’m Canadian they usually try to guess what city I’m from. Vancouver is the number one guess. I’m not from Vancouver, I’m from Ottawa. In fact, until recently I’d never even been to Vancouver (I know, it’s in my own country but Canada is MASSIVE guys!). However, now that I have…

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Lake Louise in Summer

If you know anything about Canada, chances are you have heard of or seen photos of Banff, Lake Louise. Lake Louise in the summer is all turquoise waters, towering Rocky Mountains, and the stunning Fairmont Lake Louise Hotel on the shoreline. It’s one of Canada’s best known destinations and a must-see on many traveller’s bucket…

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Waterfowl Lakes

What is the first thing you think of when you someone says Banff? Chances are its Lake Louise, that’s what most people picture. Having just been, I can’t say I blame them. The lake and surrounding scenery is beautiful. But, while I’m glad to have seen it, sharing it with about 20,000 people in a…

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Known for having the tallest building in Canada, and being the home to both the Blue Jays baseball team and actor turned rapper Drake, Toronto is one of the most popular cities to visit in Canada. There’s plenty to do and see in this busy metropolis but even if you only have time for a…

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Ottawa Parliament

Boat cruises, when available, can be one of the best ways to view a city. The cruises are often relaxing and fun, and offer a unique vantage point. Plus, waterfront buildings often showcase their best side from the shorelines. Personally, if I’m going to partake in a tourist activity in a new city, sight-seeing boat…

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