Springtime at Irishtown Nature Park in Moncton

Irishtown Nature Park is one of the largest nature parks in Canada. It’s home to over 2,200 acres of forest and a large lake. There are trails that criss-cross the park. Some are paved, while others are made for hikes that wind through the forest. There are five hiking trails in total. My favourite wasContinue reading “Springtime at Irishtown Nature Park in Moncton”

Brockville, Ontario: A Great Day Trip Destination

Brockville, Ontario is fast becoming one of my favourite day trip locations. Located about an hour’s drive south of Ottawa, the “City of the 1000 Islands” lies on the Northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River, opposite Upstate New York. A revitalized historic downtown district anchors the city’s tourist industry. There are locally-owned shops, pubsContinue reading “Brockville, Ontario: A Great Day Trip Destination”

A Baseball Game at Quebec City’s Stade Municipal

On July 5th, I attended a CAN-AM League baseball game between the Rockland Boulders and the Capitales de Quebec. I was particularly interested in checking out the Capitales home park, the Stade Municpal. which dates back to 1938. Under the government of Maurice Duplessis, construction was ordered to build a new baseball stadium during theContinue reading “A Baseball Game at Quebec City’s Stade Municipal”

24 Hours in Montreal

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me lately, with a change of jobs (more on that in a coming post) and adjusting to a new routine, so I haven’t been able to blog as often as I would like to. With things being so hectic, I made sure to take advantage of theContinue reading “24 Hours in Montreal”

Food Porn: The Montreal Diet

Made a quick overnight trip to Montreal this weekend to celebrate a pair of birthdays with friends. I was in the city for less than 24 hours, but still managed to eat a ridiculous amount of delicious but incredibly unhealthy food. Saturday night’s meal was the Smoked Meat Platter at Dunn’s. Medium Montreal-style smoked meat,Continue reading “Food Porn: The Montreal Diet”