National Park Week: Our Favorite Parks!

Originally posted on The Girl at the Airport:
This past week (April 15-23) was National Park Week here in the US. This celebration of national parks is a great way for the National Parks Services to encourage more people to visit and raise awareness for these parks. Its also a good time for bloggers and…

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Glamping AKA Glamorous Camping on the North Shore in Oahu, Hawaii

FYI: Glamp-ing = Glamorous Camping   My two girlfriends and I took a trip to Hawaii over New Years Eve on a whim.  We took advantage of a cheap flight from Toronto to Honolulu when Air Canada first started flying direct.  After staying in Honolulu for a few days we wanted to have a more […]

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Free Camping Mountainside on California Big Sur Coast (Yes, actually FREE)

My best friend and I did a Californian road trip and lived out of a camper van for 10 days. Grossly underestimating the drive times between places, we had to stop to sleep far short of our destination (San Francisco). Luckily, I had done a bit of research before we left and knew that there […]

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Portaging in Algonquin Park: 5 Tips for first-timers

As a kid who went to Summer Camp for a month every summer and then became a Camp Counsellor for years, I’ve grown up with an emotional affinity toward loving nature.  I’d wanted to try a portage trip for a long time but never had anyone who wanted to go with me.  Last summer I […]

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