Eastern Canada Road Trip, 2017 – Recap

Eastern Canada Road Trip, 2017 – Recap

Since I don’t travel full-time, I figured that instead of doing a monthly recap, I would recap each of my trips following the full posts. These recaps will contain highs, lows, logistics, funny anecdotes, pictures, etc. that I likely didn’t include in the full posts.

Without further ado, my road trip through Eastern Canada!

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Québec City: Canada’s Taste of Europe

Québec City: Canada’s Taste of Europe

I’ve gushed before on here about how much I love history, how fascinating I find quaint medieval towns like Assisi, and how awed I am by Gothic architecture. It will come as no surprise to anyone who has been to Québec City to hear that I fell head over heels for the 1608 splendor of Old Québec. If there’s one place I’ve been in Canada that truly made me feel like I was walking the streets of a city in Europe, it’s Québec City.

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Eastern Canada Road Trip, 2017 – An Intro

Eastern Canada Road Trip, 2017 – An Intro

I’ve always loved road trips. Having been on my fair share of long journeys, it felt wrong that it had been 9 years since my last multi-province road trip in Canada. Brit – my go-to travel partner in crime – was up for one as well, so we set out on an adventure: 9 days, 4 provinces, and a chance to really explore Eastern Canada. Here’s what we got up to!

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Canadian National Parks Dream List

Canadian National Parks Dream List

With warmer weather fast approaching, I’m eager to venture outside and explore some of the national parks Canada has to offer. This year is a great time to do it, as they’ve released the national parks pass for free in celebration of Canada’s 150th! I don’t have the opportunity to visit nearly as many parks and historic sites as I’d like to this year, but it did get me thinking about my dream destinations list.

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Hiking to the Carbide Willson Ruins in Gatineau Park

Hiking to the Carbide Willson Ruins in Gatineau Park

Around this time last year, my cousin Taylor came to visit and we trekked over to Gatineau Park to hike the Pink Lake trail. With my sister coming to visit for the May long weekend this year, I knew we needed to hike a different trail in Gatineau Park. Luckily, she was up for it. Continue reading “Hiking to the Carbide Willson Ruins in Gatineau Park”