Mother’s Day around the World!

After giving birth to a wonderful baby and becoming a mother myself, I can say that Mother’s Day is a VERY SPECIAL celebration for me. HUGE! There is so much to do as a mom, every single day and night! Remaining positive, patient and strong when dealing with baby waking up every 2-3 hours at night, screaming, […]

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Giant mountain extreme hike

Giant mountain is one of the challenging Adirondacks mountains with a popular trail, since it’s possible to reach the Rocky Peak Ridge by walking about one more hour after reaching the Giant mountain’s summit, so you can make 2 Adirondack peaks in one trip! The trail starts right from the road 73 with the sign “Giant Mountain […]

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Spectacular Lyon Mountain hike

Lyon mountain is one of the closest mountains to the city of Montreal (2 hours drive) and, on sunny days, it’s even possible to see Montreal’s skyscrapers from its summit. This mountain, 1167 meters high,  is convenient for hikers of all levels, since there are two paths to the top with varying difficulties. New RED path:  smooth, […]

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Rafting and Camping: to try at least once in your life for sure!

Rafting is such an exciting activity on its own, but when it’s combined with camping, it’s even better! Whitewater rafting and camping is very well organized now, so check it out! Let us tell our experience! We went to raft and camp this summer with the organization Eau Vive Rafting, just 1h 40min from the city […]

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Arbraska adventure: discover your inner Tarzan

Get ready for lots of great sensations and emotions with Arbraska. This tree-climbing adventure is not for the faint of heart. Arbraska is becoming more and more popular and counts 5 zipline parks in Quebec and 5 in Ontario. We went to the Rawdon spot, closest to Montreal, and had a blast! Here is a […]

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Washington: what to do!

In spring, we took advantage of the Easter holidays to make an incredible trip to Washington, DC. Upon our arrival in Washington, we were surprised to see flowering tulips and budding trees and bushes with fresh green leaves. What makes Washington so attractive, would you ask? First of all, it is historically a very special city, […]

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Spring surprises from the fox

Wildlife is waking up after a long winter. We are particularly fond of a fox that we observe regularly here. This spring, we had a great surprise by discovering her six grey pups, very playful and eager to discover the world. The pups were running around mother fox and were jumping in the snow. They […]

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How to survive to a St-Patrick`s parade in the cold

The cold couldn’t stop us from having fun on this St-Patrick Sunday! Nowadays, St-Patrick is more and more celebrated worldwide. Of course, what an occasion to support the Irish by drinking their famous beers! If there are Octoberfest celebrations, why not St-Patrick? What makes St-Patrick so special is not only the beer degustation and the drinking songs, […]

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International Mosaicultures expo at the Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden houses International Mosaiculture event in 2013. Under the theme “Land of Hope”, it includes over 50 flamboyant pieces of horticultural art. The huge sculptures made of plants are very impressive and perfectly incorporate the Botanical garden.      There are always new events at the Botanical garden, for all the details, please […]

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Trip: kayaking, blueberries and more!

The kayaking season is reaching its climax at summer and we went to the best kayaking spot last Sunday, July 28th: Kayak Safari! At 9:00 am., we left Montreal for our adventure and arrived on our Kayak spot right for the 10:30 am. kayak safari departure. Our first discovery was a GIANT snapping turtle, about a meter long, […]

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