Once in a Life-Time Gift? Fighter Pilot Adventure

[caption id="attachment_2670" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Fly a fighter jet in Florida"][/caption] For those looking for that once in a life time adventure to mark a major milestone, such as, a 50th...

Manitoulin Island Restaurants

Manitulin Island is truly a special place and so are the restaurant hours.  We suggest that you always call the restaurant to confirm that they will be open for the...

Do you say autumn colour, fall colors, fall foilage, or something else and when is the best time to go?

With our British heritage but the influence of our neighbours to the south you will see both autumn/fall, colour and color being used fairly interchangably. As for the best time...

Emerald Lake, BC

I've been heading out to Banff National Park for years.  We tend to take guests, who've never been to the area, back to our favourite spots, such as, Lake Louise, Lake...

Is Disney World All That Special?

Overall I'm a big Disney fan but for me it is more from an operations and entrepreneurial standpoint.  Talk about build it and they will come, boy Walt had that...

Fishing on Lake Minnewanka

Today I had the pleasure of fishing on Lake Minnewanka with my brother and father-in-law.  Here are some things I learned. You need a special fishing license to fish in...

Daytona Beach vs. Clearwater Beach

I decided to check out beaches on both coasts. In going to Daytona Beach I noticed it is what I consider a 'beach scene'.  Cars allowed on the beach, thousands,...

From the Orlando Airport to Your Vacation Rental

Car rentals tend to come with an E-Pass/SunPass system that for $2.50/day of going on any tolls, plus the actual toll costs saves you from having to manually pay the toll (as of June...

Disney World and Distances, for those who have never been

Some notes on distances to Disney and in and around Disney World. Disney is about 40 square miles in size so it can easily take more than 20 minutes just...

Misery Bay Nature Reserve & beach

Do NOT let the name fool you... Misery Bay is a wonderful 1005 hectare provincial park and is located about an hour drive from our cottage and is a great way to...