Made in Canada

Made in Canada

Our nation’s 153rd birthday is just days away. We’re getting ready to celebrate with many of the Canadian brands and products featured on our website. Be it shaving or grooming, there’s a Canadian-made solution that is right for you! Featured Brands Crown Shaving Co. Traditional shaving creams and lotions, along with newer addition like colognes and eau de perfumes make up the Crown Shaving Co. collection. With a barbershop in operation since 1965, the family run business offers quality products…

Train Travel – Plan Your Next Trip

Train Travel – Plan Your Next Trip

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Unless you grew up or live beside a noisy train track, to some people, a train whistle is the loneliest sound in the world. Someone even wrote a song about it. On a loosely related musical note, “One is the loneliest number” according to the lyrics of Three Dog Night, but let’s not concern ourselves with that. We think train whistles signify adventure, speed, and excitement – possibly sleep, even. Station to station; check out these possible train trips across…

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…

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….