Travel Blog

From weekend itineraries to the best roadside stops for motorcyclists, or the hottest places to grab a bite – let us inspire you as you plan your next escape to Northeastern Ontario!

Burrowing for Winter Brook Trout

Burrowing for Winter Brook Trout

If it wasn't for brook trout I might never have learned to build a quinzee. It was the lure of the square tail that put me in the bush before the sun, and saw me trudging home well after dark....

City Chic Coffee Houses

City Chic Coffee Houses

Yes, rest assured there’s some good brew in the Northeastern Ontario and in this BIG MUG coffee roundup, I sniff out and sip beyond the 100+ Timmies’ to find you coffee houses with fresh-roasted,...

Alpacas, Moose, and Bears, Oh My!

Alpacas, Moose, and Bears, Oh My!

Northeastern Ontario is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and animal lovers, offering a plethora of wildlife adventures for the young and old. If you are wondering what to do with your family, there...

10 Must-See Stops on Your Next Northern Road Trip

10 Must-See Stops on Your Next Northern Road Trip

Ever think about packing up your car and hitting the wide open road for unexpected adventures? That’s exactly what I did when I relocated to Northeastern Ontario. I’ve lived in a handful of places,...

Don’t Blame the Walleye!

Don’t Blame the Walleye!

I’ve made a lot of mistakes when ice fishing walleye. Lakes that have coughed up plenty of fish in open water have left me gnashing my teeth on the ice of an apparent walleye desert. It’s tempting...

Where To Go Snowshoeing This Winter

Where To Go Snowshoeing This Winter

With a typical winter lasting four months or more, Northeastern Ontario is an ideal destination for anyone who wants to get out snowshoeing. Not only is it an easy sport to master, especially if...

Where To Go Cross Country Skiing this Winter

Where To Go Cross Country Skiing this Winter

With long winters and lots of snow, Northeastern Ontario is a paradise for avid outdoorspeople. You’re really in luck if you enjoy cross-country skiing, considering the range of possible...