Category Archives: Travel

J’adore Montréal – Top 10 Reasons

There are so many things to love about Montreal Awesome vegan restaurants Separated bike lanes and BIXI Pedestrian streets Festivals Patios Complete bilingualism – including Shakespeare in the Park Parklets and street reclaiming Public markets like Jean Talon Old buildings … Continue reading

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Cycling in Montreal

After spending 3 days cycling through Montreal, I have to admit they are years ahead of Vancouver. For only $15, I picked up a 3-day BIXI pass and used it to zoom around the city. I was impressed with how … Continue reading

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Eating Vegan in Montreal

On our recent trip to Montreal we were delighted to discover that the city is a hotbed for vegan cuisine. Who knew? We had a chance to eat at six vegetarian restaurants (five of them strictly vegan), with a long … Continue reading

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10 Tips for an Algonquin Canoe Trip

Here is some helpful advice I wish I had when we were planning our Algonquin canoe trip. Pack like you would for a multi-day, backcountry hiking trip. Keep it light. Lots of small drybags are convenient for loading into a … Continue reading

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Canoe Tripping in Algonquin Provincial Park

I’ve now completed the quintessential Canadian experience – a 5-day canoe trip through Algonquin Provincial Park. It was my first overnight canoe trip and one hell of an experience. This trip had it all – wildlife, epic portages, constantly changing … Continue reading

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Eating Vegan in Toronto

Toronto has a lot of great restaurant options for vegans. We discovered some great new restaurants on our most recent trip, but the highlight was a visit to Fabbrica. We got the rock star treatment. Celebrity chef Missy Hui, winner … Continue reading

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Toronto’s Beaches Neighbourhood

One of the things I like about Toronto, is all the cool neighbourhoods to explore. On our most recent trip, we stayed in the Beaches, a funky neighbourhood east of downtown. It had a relaxed vibe that reminded me a … Continue reading

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