North Bay’s Best – the Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre

North Bay’s Best – the Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre

When it comes time to book a hotel for a meeting, a celebration, a vacation, or just an overnight stay there are sooo many variables. Where do you start? In North Bay, start at the Best Western Hotel & Conference Centre on Lakeshore Drive. Best Western Delivers...
Eating Local on Manitoulin Island at Maja’s Tea Garden

Eating Local on Manitoulin Island at Maja’s Tea Garden

Eating food grown within the one hundred mile radius of your home has been all the rage in the last few years. We in Northeastern Ontario have been known to snort and say ‘sure that’s fine for summer’ but what are we to live on for the rest of the year? Pine needles...
Just Say “I Do” to Northeastern Ontario

Just Say “I Do” to Northeastern Ontario

These days, destination weddings are all the rage. The Bahamas, Dominican and Jamaica all spring to mind. I recently went to one… wait for it… at Air Ivanhoe’s fly-in fishing lodge near Foleyet in Northeastern Ontario. Tying the Knot at a Fly-In Fishing Lodge...
The Anchor Inn Hotel: From Prohibition to Present

The Anchor Inn Hotel: From Prohibition to Present

My first impression of the Anchor Inn Hotel, if I may reference a catch phrase from a well known eighty’s TV sitcom, is “A place where everybody knows my name.” It’s more of a feeling than a fact. After all, I’m just one of a few thousand faces that have visited...
Hunting with Trail Cameras

Hunting with Trail Cameras

Wildlife surveillance cameras, or trail cams as they are commonly called, have evolved into perhaps the most crucial hunting tool on the market today. Hunters, wildlife photographers, and scientists now utilize these gadgets as a way of observing wildlife...