Canada’s Top 14 Beaches for a Summer Day Trip

Canada’s Top 14 Beaches for a Summer Day Trip

No summer is complete without a trip to the beach – plane tickets and passport not necessarily required. Canadians (and travellers to Canada) are in luck, because this contains some of the world’s most beautiful coastline – and that means more amazing beaches than you can shake a stick at. With more than 2 million lakes and 10 million square kilometers of water, it’s a great place to vacation this summer (and don’t worry, it doesn’t snow all the time). Our list of the…

Summer Scents: Men’s Colognes and Aftershaves for the Summer

Summer Scents: Men’s Colognes and Aftershaves for the Summer

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Summer is all about lightness and it brings to mind ideas of a little more freedom and breadth. The same goes for the scents you use. Put the traditional musk, patchouli and heavier sandalwoods aside and think about using fresh, lighter fragrances for sunnier days. Instead of going through the summer months smelling like you just rolled in a campfire, stepped in a puddle of malt vinegar, or were doused in some kind of hot dog water bucket challenge, start…

Weekly Giveaway #11 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples- CW Beggs and Sons

Weekly Giveaway #11 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples- CW Beggs and Sons

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We’re helping you look your best this summer with great product by CW Beggs and Sons. This week’s contest begins Friday, July 14th and is open to both Canadian and American customers. Winners will be contacted at the each week and a new gift box will be posted every Friday. There’s so many ways to enter so be sure to check it out. Cigar Box Giveaway #11   Good luck!

Weekly Giveaway #10 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples

Weekly Giveaway #10 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples

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We’re back this week with another great prize pack up for grabs. This week’s contest begins Friday, July 7th and is open to Canadian and American customers. Winners will be contacted each week and a new gift box will be posted every Friday. We’ve added more ways to enter so have more chances of bringing home some great products. Good luck! Cigar Box Giveaway #7

Weekly Giveaway #9 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples – 4th of July Edition

Weekly Giveaway #9 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples – 4th of July Edition

Last week we honoured Canada and its 150th birthday. This week we’re saluting American independence with a 4th of July giveaway, featuring an American themed cigar box with some great grooming essentials. This week’s contest begins Friday, June 30th and is open to American customers. Winners will be contacted each week and a new gift box will be posted every Friday. There are many ways to enter to make sure you get your ballots in. Good luck! Cigar Box Giveaway…

Weekly Giveaway #8 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples – Made in Canada Edition

Weekly Giveaway #8 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples – Made in Canada Edition

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In honour of our country’s 150th birthday, week 8 features samples from Canadian brand Henri et Victoria’s. Proudly made in Montreal, all products are from their Cognac and Cuban Cigar line. This week’s contest begins Friday, June 23rd and is open to Canadian customers. Winners will be contacted each week and a new gift box will be posted every Friday. We’ve added more ways to enter so have more chances of bringing home some great products. Weekly Giveaway #9 – Win…

Learn how to start geocaching for fun

Learn how to start geocaching for fun

Scavenger hunting is fun – some like to pick through garages and dumpsters, but if you’ve got a GPS handy, you can go geocaching. Don’t compare it to hunting for Pokemon. This is much better. If you like exploring, hiking, searching for hidden clues, and are a decent navigator, it might be the hobby for you. Did we mention that it’s pretty much free? The goal: find hidden containers called geocaches with the help of a smartphone or GPS, then…

Weekly Giveaway #6 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples

Weekly Giveaway #6 – Win a Cigar Box with Samples

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Another week and another chance to win a great prize pack! The contest begins Friday, June 9th and is open to Canadian and American customers. Winners will be contacted each Thursday and a new gift box will be posted every Friday. We’ve added more ways to enter so you can increase your chances of bringing home some great products. Each box will be different so be sure to enter often using the ways listed below. Good luck! Cigar Box Giveaway #4

How to get into birdwatching

How to get into birdwatching

(This is part 3 in our new travel series. Read part 1 on cottages here, and part 2 on sailing here.) Remember the movie The Big Year starring Owen Wilson and Jack Black? They competed to find or hear the most bird species in one calendar year. But even if you don’t have a year to spare on a grand contest, that doesn’t mean that birding can’t be your next summertime hobby. Here now are 7 reasons to become a budding birder….