Budget Breakdown – Halifax November 2013

I did a whirlwind tour of Halifax in November. My last-minute flight took me from Ottawa to Halifax on a Friday night after work and I turned right back around again to come back […]

A Whirlwind Tour of Halifax

November in Ottawa is gloomy and depressing. The cold of the fall season has really set in, but without the beauty that the snow in later months brings. With no holidays to break things […]

The Biggest Oktoberfest in the World… Outside of Germany

The twin cities of Kitchener and Waterloo in Ontario, Canada are the perfect recipe for Oktoberfest celebrations. Start with the City of Kichener, which was largely populated by German Mennonite Farmers in the early […]

Photo of the Moment – Love Locks on the Corktown Bridge in Ottawa

The Corktown Bridge, also known as the Bridge of Locks in Ottawa, is not the first bridge to be covered in the padlocks of lovers come and gone.  In fact, the tradition seems to […]

The Montreal Botanical Garden – An Amateur Photographer’s Dream

I spent the first weekend of August touring around Montreal with my parents. I always forget what it’s like to travel with parents, specifically with my parents. Everyone has their own comfortable way of […]

Photo of the Moment – Fireworks in Canada’s Capital

Canada Day is the national day of Canada and takes place on July 1st, only 3 days before the Independence Day of our neighbors to the south.  Canada Day celebrates the signing of the […]

In Your Own Back Yard – Festival Season in Ottawa

Having spent my share of time traveling the world and having met travelers of varying ages, nationalities, and financial backgrounds, I always find one thing in common that comes up again and again – […]

In Your Own Back Yard – A Trip to the Canada Science and Tech Museum

Having spent my share of time traveling the world and having met travelers of varying ages, nationalities, and financial backgrounds, I always find one thing in common that comes up again and again – […]