Snow, and the shoes for the occasion.

Snow, and the shoes for the occasion.

Winter time entertainment. It come is all forms, shapes and sizes. I love a good ol' winter adventure sesh, especially when you find yourself amidst a beautiful balmy winter day. Not to mention in the stunning Northwest Territories region of Canada. It's not uncommon to find temperatures dipping down to -50c in January/February, yes freeze [...]

Java Date for Two

Java Date for Two

Coffee. You know a good steaming cup of java. Yah that's right. A cup a day, is just what the doctor ordered. For me that is anyway. I love coffee. Well let me be a little more specific, I love good coffee. You know, as opposed to shit stuff. I am quite picky with my coffee... [...]

Fishing, beers and bonfires North of 60.

Fishing, beers and bonfires North of 60.

Fishing, one of my favorite lifelong past times(well so is beers, and bonfires actually). From playing the card game 'Go Fish' from as early as I could master the art of cards, to fishing my little heart out on the Hay River and Great Slave lake in Northwest Territories, Canada-  from as early as I could [...]

Sports fishing like a rockstar at a remote NWT fishing lodge.

Sports fishing like a rockstar at a remote NWT fishing lodge.

So what do you do when you are invited on a fishing trip of a lifetime up high in Northern Canada?! Well..... YOU GO! You freaken go. So off I went. The destination was Sandy Point Fishing Lodge on Gordon Lake, NWT. A wonderful place full of lake Trout just waiting to be reeled in. [...]

Tunes, Culture and Community fun at Aboriginal Days.

Tunes, Culture and Community fun at Aboriginal Days.

It was a beauty of a long weekend. On Saturday we headed over to the Hay River Dene Reserve for the Aboriginal Day festivities, to enjoy some cultural fun. It was such a stunning day with loads of sunshine, perfect for the events. It's so awesome to go and check out these community events, it [...]

Northwest Territories Kayaking Adventures.

Northwest Territories Kayaking Adventures.

Being outdoors, and kicken it with mother nature - is forever one of the best places to be.  Not to mention the beauty up in Northern Canada is endless. With the sun shining high on this glorious Sunday Funday, and the water flowing ever so beautifully on the Hay River, there was just no other [...]

What does a frozen river breaking up look like??

What does a frozen river breaking up look like??

One of those times that never looses it's luster for me is when the river breaks up in the Spring. Yes I have seen it many times throughout myself, yet I am always excited to have the opportunity to observe the yearly occurrence. Some years it is far more exciting then others, and some years [...]

Ice Fishing in the depths of the Great Slave Lake.

Ice Fishing in the depths of the Great Slave Lake.

Where there is winter and a frozen lake - There is winter fun and ice fishing! With winter taking up the majority of the year, you have to keep life as entertaining as possible so as to keep your blood pumping so you don't ice over.  Although, that being said, I still love winter just [...]

Jumped Ship in search of Winter Wonderland:)

Jumped Ship in search of Winter Wonderland:)

After frolicking in the little Mallorcan snowfall, I felt like I needed more. It just awakened my little snow lover inside.  It's my Northern blood, growing up in Northern Canada with ridiculously long, dark, and snowy winters, just became a part of me.  So after not being home for a Canadian winter in 3 years, [...]

What not to do when face to face with a Bear:)

What not to do when face to face with a Bear:)

Every so often there are those little long lost treasures that re-surface in your life.  Sometimes it's old trinkets, other times letters, photo's, a song, a certain scent that brings you back for a moment to a special time, and even one of your first travel stories, before the days of blogging, like a little [...]