Fear and Loving in Vancouver

I love Canada and especially Vancouver. It has quickly become one of my favorite destinations. It’s far enough that I feel I see a completely different culture, but it is also close enough that I don’t get too homesick and start to feel like a tourist. It also retains that big city feel, without feeling […]

Our visit to Toronto

Like most big cities when one arrives, the question will come up, “What are the things to do in Toronto, Ontario as a visitor?” Fortunately for this Canadian town, we found out there is plenty. Toronto generally makes up the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. So if you’ve never seen 750,000 gallons of water dropping […]

Camping in Sauble Beach

It was the beginning of summer Camping season, and the wife and I thought about what would make the Ideal vacation for us and the grandkids. It did not take too long for us to come to the decision that the Best and most enjoyable vacation spot for the grandkids and ourselves would be camping in Sauble Beach, […]

There’s no Place Like Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia just may be the crown jewel of romantic cities in North America. While San Francisco definitely captured our hearts, Victoria got our hearts and souls. This picturesque and sophisticated city found on Vancouver Island is one of our choice destinations for our recent travels. There is an abundance of things to do, […]

Montreal: North America’s Version of Europe

When we entered Montreal, it was something else. First, it is completely on an island for the most part, so we saw some amazing views of the river. We felt like we were entering a completely different European country. We might as well have, because most the people spoke French here, but we were able to […]

On to Winnipeg

Since our retirement, Julia and I have been enjoying our travels around Canada. Our travels are something we had dreamed about for years. Now we are making the dream come true. Winnipeg was our recent destination stop; we loved every minute of the stay. Arrowhead RV Park Most RV parks close around the end of […]

Where in the World is Halifax?

My wife and I are continuing our retirement travels around Canada. After much consideration on where we wanted to go next, we decided to head to Halifax which is in the Nova Scotia province. As we headed toward our destination in our RV, the scenic drive was nothing short of spectacular. Woodhaven RV Park of […]

Top 5 Things to do in Calgary

As our trip through Calgary began, we realized it was time to park the RV and really explore Calgary the way it should be explored – on foot, on a bike, and the CTrain. We opted – obviously – for the CTrain, as being retired is about relaxing, and walking too much or trying to […]

Edmonton: Love at First Sight

This was written prior to making Edmonton our home. Our first visit was all it took for us to fall in love with the city. When we rolled into Edmonton, Alberta my wife, Julia, instantly fell in love with the bright city lights. We discovered that Canada’s “Festival City” truly lives up to its name. […]