Traveling to Central & South America
South America is the 4th largest continent. It is made up of 12 countries and 3 independent territories.
Most of our explorations here have included using the talents of tour operators to show us the country.
Experience Nature at Hammond Hill
Located on 62 wooded acres and just a 30-minute drive from Ottawa, you will find Ontario's newest camping experience, Hammond Hill, Canada's Premiere Eco-Experience, and Wilderness Resort. Opened officially to the public in the summer of 2021, this labour of love is a dream come to reality for co-owners Brad Cartier and Aaron Markel. Read the full article originally published in The Next Taste Spring 2023
Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello: Escape from the Ordinary
Driving down the tree-lined driveway, the largest log structure in the world comes into sight. As you manoeuvre your vehicle under the covered front entrance, a well-dressed bellman greets you with a smile. Welcome to the luxury of the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello. You will find the world's largest log cabin nestled in the trees along the bank of the Ottawa River in the Outaouais region of Quebec, Canada. Read the full article originally published in The Next [...]
Best Things to Do in Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia
Best Things to Do in Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia Now that the weather is getting warmer and thoughts of summer travel are on your mind, why not take a trip to Nova Scotia? In this post, read about many of the great things to do and see in Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It [...]
South African Adventure Photo Essay
South African Adventure Photo Essay We had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the beautiful country of South Africa with Go Touch Down Tours. Our first safari adventure included early morning and late afternoon game drives through the beautiful Songimvelo Game Reserve. Every time we left Humala River Lodge nestled deep within the reserve, we were treated to gifts from Mother Nature. We ventured across open areas in view of the Green Stone Mountains [...]
10 Best Things to do in the Quebec Maritimes of Eastern Canada
The Quebec Maritimes in Eastern Canada has so much to offer. The multitude of cities and towns have their own unique culture, cuisine, and scenery. One of the best ways to explore the region is to take a road trip. You can take many routes, including at least one ferry, so you don’t have to backtrack. Don’t worry; the ferry rides themselves can be considered an excursion. Click the link below to read [...]
Photo Contest Examples – My Success in the 2021 IFWTWA Photo Contest
My Photo Contest Examples 6 Photos with a Story to Tell "A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away." E. Welty When people look at their photos, there are often a couple that stand out as their favourites. It might be because there are family or friends or both in the picture. It might be a photo of a place they visited or an activity in which they were involved. Regardless of [...]