Category: Travel SMART

Exploring Waterloo- Bingeman’s Big Splash

After lunch at the (nearby) Boston Pizza, we came in to the Bingeman’s Big Splash. After changing into our bathing suits we stepped out on to the deck exited about all of the slides that awaited us. They had many slides to choose from and better yet, the height restrictions are very reasonable so that […]

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Ctrl – V Experience in Waterloo, Ontario

As soon as we knew that we are going to CTRL-V we were so impatient that could not wait for 8 pm! The dinner took so long… Finally at 8:10 pm we arrived at Ctrl-V  – Canada’s first virtual reality arcade that was opened in Waterloo just recently.               […]

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Needle Felting with Peg Learn

Needle Felting  with Peg Learn After spending the day in Almonte, we arrived at the Blue Hen farm for a felting workshop presented by Peg Learn ( Learn Creations). She greeted us with a big smile, hand holding a large red dragon made from felt pieces … Surprisingly felting is much easier than it may […]

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Family trip to African Lion Safari

First opened its doors to the visitors in 1969 , since than African Lion Safari went through a lot expansions and animal additions… About 6,000 visitors come here daily to see the exotic animals that are roaming free in the fields or just enjoying the warm summer day in their artfully created habitats on land and […]

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Port Maitland fishing trip. July 2017

We did not have much luck that day, if you are lucky it is very likely that you catch 10 or more fish!

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Day trip to Collingwood, July 2017

After the 1 hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Cranberry Village. We first arrived to the rooftop patio, which has the best view in all of Collingwood. From the roof you can see the lake Huron, the 19 hole golf course as well as the newly refurbished marina. Following a quick resort […]

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Schedule of Events in Laurentians Region

JUNE 30 and july 1 Festival brassicole des Laurentides Parc de la gare 420, rue de la Gare, Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré 819 688-2161, extn. 234 festivalbrassicoledeslaurentides.com The Laurentian Beer Festival invites all fans of microbreweries to discover and taste craft beers and meet the artisans behind these products. Product presentations, entertainment, shows, music and booths serving local […]

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Yamaska National Park day trip

To have a complete travel experience in Montreal area we decided to visit the Yamaska National Park, well known as a wonderful family escape whether you are camping, just came to enjoy the beach, like to hike or bike. That morning weather outlook promised some rain and cloudy, so the beach option was not on […]

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Family fun in Granby Zoo

During the last couple of years the topic of visiting Quebec was coming up several times in our discussions. Finally in May 2017 we booked a hotel and planned out the itinerary that would include some of the places that we thought would be interesting for everyone in the family. The main destination was Quebec […]

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150 YEARS OF JOIE DE VIVRE IN GATINEAU!

MOSAÏCANADA 150 / GATINEAU 2017 From June 30 to October 15, 2017, discover MOSAÏCANADA 150 / Gatineau 2017, a major international horticultural exhibition that combines various art forms with horticulture. The theme of the exhibit will reflect 150 years of history, values, arts and culture in Canada, represented by some 100 different arrangements. The free exhibit will be in the form […]

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