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Do You Geocache?

Do You Geocache? Last weekend, in the scorching heat, I thought I would sneak out for a quick kayak.  It is one of my favourite things – so peaceful and relaxing on the water.  Generally, I end up taking pictures as I paddle.  What can I say, it is beautiful on the water.  I have … Continue reading

ATV Adventures on the Canadian Shield

I am the last person I would expect to be writing about an ATV adventure.  I love my thrills and all, but they tend to be more organic – dog sledding, cycling across countries, hiking in Nepal.  None of them have involved powerful engines, until now.  While there is no such thing as a boy … Continue reading

Adventures with Explorers’ Edge – quintessentials of the Canadian wilderness

For 3 days and 2 nights I lived the dream.  I was invited with a small group of travel writers to experience the quintessential Canadian wilderness – the pristine landscapes of Canada came to life as I traveled to the region known as Explorers’ Edge, only 2 hours north of Toronto.    It was a … Continue reading

Adrenaline Inspired Bucket List -for the Adrenaline Junkie in you

Adrenaline Inspired Bucket List Activities for the Adrenaline Junkie in You Adrenaline junkie, sensation seekers, risk taker, thrill seeker … call it what you will….what ever the name, there is a little adrenaline junkie in everyone.  That moment when the fight or flight response gives way to that excitement induced high – that release that … Continue reading

Wanderlusters: Exploring the Tropical Waters of Australia and New Zealand

Wanderlusters: Exploring the Tropical Waters of Australia and New Zealand Travel provides the opportunity to explore foreign climes, traverse new landscapes and see the world from a different perspective. As perpetual travellers we were excited to get scuba certified because we knew that the ability to dive would open up a whole new dimension of … Continue reading

TBEX Toronto Bucket List

Heading to TBEX Toronto – my TBEX Bucket List With less than a week to go before TBEX, I can’t tell you how excited I am to be going to my first blogger conference!  So many people to meet, so much to learn….I can hardly keep up!  There will be over 1,200 bloggers, many new … Continue reading

Morocco for a Grand

Money Supermarket are running a great competition where participants are asked to try and make £1000 last for as long as possible.  I have chosen Morocco – it is so diverse and exciting.  The vibrant blues of Chefchaouen contrast so much with the sultry reds of the desert.  Morocco is so rich in culture, overflowing … Continue reading

Travel Regrets

Top Three Travel Regrets Regrets…I’ve had a few.  But when it comes to travel, I am glad to have taken the bull by the horn on so many occasions – regrets are limited. I really had to think about it, but there are a few regrets that linger.  When Jenna at Wander the Map tagged me … Continue reading

The Thrills and Chills of PBP

PBP – Paris Brest-Paris – an epic feat of endurance, courage and sometimes a little crazy – I did it in 2007 and am happy to say:  I survived the thrills and chills of PBP! What is PBP you ask?  PBP is the most famous long-distance randonnée: 1200 kms (745 miles) done in a maximum of … Continue reading

Paris Brest Paris

Paris Brest Paris – the most prestigious of amateur cycling events, happens but once every four years.  It is a test of endurance that can challenge even the most seasoned of riders!  At times, it is the most seasoned of riders who are best equipped for the hardships of PBP as in the sport of … Continue reading

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