Algonquin Park-Hardwood Lookout Trail 1km

The Hardwood Lookout Trail is a short 1km loop that takes you through a typical Algonquin hardwood forest and culminates in a breathtaking view of Smoke Lake and the surrounding maple hills. We did this trail after the challenging Mizzy Lake trail and were very happy we didn’t let a little thing like fatigue stop…

Algonquin Park: Mizzy Lake Trail 11km

The Mizzy Lake Trail begins at Arowhon Road, 15km in from the West Gate of Algonquin Park. Mizzy Lake is one of your best chances to see wildlife in the park, particularly moose and beaver. It’s an 11km loop with an optional 2km side trip to view bear nests (they are up on living Beech…

Mindful Monday-Visualization Meditation Exercise

Happy Mindful Monday everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend and feel ready to make the most of the week ahead. I went hiking yesterday, on one of my favourite trails, near the Royal Botanical Gardens. We saw a lot of wildlife and beautiful spring landscapes but the best part was seeing Elowyn…

Save Money with this Easy to Make Snack that’s Great on the Go!

It’s the season to hit the trails, and what better snack than trail-mix. It offers variety, longevity, you can eat it on the go and easily share with friends. But not all trail-mixes are created equal, and the better options (with organic super-foods, or dry-roasted nuts for example) come with a hefty price tag. There…