Archives for June 2013

Photo Tour: Stockholm’s Archipelago

Over 30,000 islands make up Stockholm's Archipelago.  Starting in Stockholm, extending out to the Baltic, it's the largest archipelago in the world.  On a recent stay in Stockholm, I decided to take the 1 hour boat ride to it's capital of Vaxholm.  Our time was pressed so we didn't get off of the … [Read more...]

[Photo Tour] Toronto Island by Bike

I’m a beach girl all the way. When I found out Toronto had islands, I knew that would be one of my destinations while in Toronto. And, what better way to check out an island than by bike? Right off of the coastline on Lake Ontario, Toronto Islands were created in 1858 after a hurricane separated … [Read more...]

Toronto to Niagara Falls Tour

When I was invited to take a group tour from Toronto to Niagara Falls, I wasn't feeling it. I do not do group tours! If I can make it work on my own, I prefer to do so. I like to be on my own time and schedule. If it gets to where I want a guided tour, I prefer private tours so that I have some … [Read more...]

Road Trippin’: Rules For Being Shotgun

  In my family, I'm the driver.  I don't mind, I like to drive.. But, just because a person isn’t driving doesn't mean they get to sit there all brain dead, looking out the window like they’re watching a moving picture. I’ve actually had to tell someone this, which is why I’ve decided to … [Read more...]