A look inside the luxurious Meliá Braco Village, an exclusive all-inclusive island resort located off the coast of Jamaica. Continue Reading →
At seven am the phone rings lifting me out of a food-induced sleep. Day five of my luxury getaway on the Mayan Riviera is dawning and I am beyond irritated to receive an early morning phone call during my fancy-lady escape from reality. My opulent room comes into focus through my one opened eye. Face glued to the pillow, I reach for the phone, clear my throat and prepare to mutter, “No,” and hang up. Continue Reading →
A look inside the open kitchen dining experience at the Four Seasons Aviara in San Diego, California. Continue Reading →
A look inside the famed Hughson Hall, a former Hollywood filming location turned luxury B&B in Stratford, Ontario. Continue Reading →
Grilling green living expert, Nikki Fotheringham, about how to bonfire like a boss and the release of her new book, The Flaming Marshmallow’s Guide to Campfire Cooking. Continue Reading →
Beyond the rushing falls and flashing casinos lay Ontario’s only 56-kilometer outdoor adventure museum. A collection of parks, gardens, cycling and hiking trails; Niagara Parks is changing the way visitors experience the historic and picturesque region.
With its gorgeous scenery, top notch eats, outdoor adventures, and of course natural wonders, Niagara is the perfect getaway for active travellers. This trip turned from wine sipping and wax museums to unexplored wonders all skipped on my 8th grade class trip. Continue Reading →
Too often, rail travel gets labelled as the vehicle of the unadventurous traveller. But the truth is, there’s no better way to see the Western Canada than by riding the rails on the Rocky Mountaineer, the only passenger-based train permitted to use the Canadian National Railway. So before you dismiss rail riding, here are five reasons to travel by train across Western Canada: Continue Reading →
It’s Gearapalooza and we’re testing out a bunch of outdoor gear! Our review of the best camping gear and outdoor clothing of 2015. Continue Reading →
Spring is here! For real this time…I think. That means bike rides, gloveless jogging, walking places, and long upward hikes. It also means cool winds, unpredictable temperatures, and rain. Instead of waiting for a blazing dry sun to hit the great outdoors, EDT has teamed up once again with LiveOutThere to test The Stretch Ozonic Jacket by inimitable Mountain HARDWEAR.
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Everyone tells you that hiking Peru’s Inca Trail “isn’t that bad.” I believe ‘moderate fitness’ is the requirement listed on most travel websites.
Well, I’m here to tell you the real story: they’re lying.
Hiking the trail to Machu Picchu was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Continue Reading →
With exquisite cuisine and a slew of outdoor activities, Viamede Resort in Ontario’s Kawarthas makes a kickass weekend getaway. Continue Reading →
Legend says that these nine lonely islands, 1300km off the coast of Portugal, are leftovers from Atlantis. In reality, the Azores were born out of volcanic activity, and first settled by Europeans starting in the 1400s. The “Hawaii of the Atlantic” is teeming with wildlife, outdoor adventure, spa offerings, and incredible gastronomy. Continue Reading →
We head to the snowy hills of Gatineau Park to test the Women’s Revo Ascent Snowshoes from MSR and LiveOutThere.com Continue Reading →
After a two-hour flight from Toronto and I find myself on the islands of South-West Florida. Known as Captiva, Sanibel, and Cabbage Key, these islands encircle central Fort Myers where long white sandy beaches await laid-back, sun-seekers like me. Rich with natural beauty and legendary tales of pirates, poets, and naturists, I set out to explore the region’s best in island hopping adventures.
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Tequila tastings, white sand, a full-service spa, sublime sunsets, and…(wait for it) child-free! One writer escapes with her squad to Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun in Mexico. Relaxation and shenanigans ensue! Continue Reading →
Profiles badass travellers who inspire us. Meet Victoria Gonzalez, our Wanderer of the Week! Continue Reading →
It’s mid-winter (ish) and unseasonably warm temperatures have meant a longer (warmer) hiking and trail-walking season. And to celebrate we’ve been testing the hell out of some hiking boots from Bogs Footwear. Yes, Bogs. The makers of hiking and casual shoes you never knew about.
While our original long distance review was to be a race up Hai Ling Peak in Canmore Alberta, a “predators on the trail” situation sent us running to test up rocky Luskville Falls trail in Quebec, and the Kannanaskis and the Overlook Trails in Jasper, Alberta.
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Looking for a place to collapse after wandering the French Quarter all day? Hotel Mazarin in New Orleans is the right blend of southern hospitality and spoiled rottenness. Continue Reading →
It’s Gearapalooza and we’re testing out a bunch of outdoor gear! Our round up of the best and worst camping cookware of 2015 that we tested. Continue Reading →