St. Catharines Day Trip

The other week, my friend & co-worker Kelly and I both had the same day off. Since we don’t see enough of each other at work (ha!) we decided to spend our mutual day off together! We knew immediately what we wanted to do: a St. Catharines day trip! To the uninformed, St. Catharines is home to two vegan businesses that are absolutely, positively life changing and totally worth the 45 minute trek from Burlington. […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Life, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Chasing Waterfalls | Dundas Hikes

Though Hamilton is often heralded as the City of Waterfalls, Dundas has some pretty good ones too! These two Dundas hikes are great places to spend a morning or afternoon. Plus, there are incredible waterfalls! What more could you ask for?
Borer’s Falls
On a shared day off, two coworkers and I ventured out to Borer’s Falls Conservation Area. The car park for the trail head is at Valley Road & York Road – about 5 minutes west […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Burlington Hikes: Smokey Hollow

Waterdown is a small down north of Burlington and is home to Smokey Hollow. Smokey Hollow was named in the 1800’s during the Industrial Revolution when mills dominated the area often creating plumes of smoke that would rise from the hollow of the valley.
Smokey Hollow Walk
Great Falls & The Bruce Trail
The waterfall that powered these mills – Great Falls – was the starting point for the hike that a co-worker and I recently did! The […]

By |November 5th, 2016|Categories: Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Chasing Waterfalls

Baños, Ecuador
I mentioned in my first post about Baños how it’s a city known for its natural beauty and numerous adventure opportunities. We combined the two traits on our second day in Baños by hiring bikes and going on a self-guided waterfall tour. We went through Imagine Ecuador again and they provided us with a map, repair kit and awesome bikes! To the end of waterfall route is 21km total, and is mostly downhill (!!!).

The […]

By |May 13th, 2015|Categories: Ecuador, Travel|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment