Outdoor NERF WAR 20 vs 20!!! Unboxing 60 guns + 4000 rounds of ammo

Hello from Rochester: A Perfect Getaway for Stressed Out Torontonians (and Other Urbanites)

Two days ago I took the CAT fast ferry from Toronto to Rochester and arrived well-rested after a 2.5 hour boat ride in the Port of Rochester, a scenic Rochester suburb called Charlotte. I was greeted by Patti and Carrie from the Rochester Visitors Association who had helped me with my itinerary and were kind enough to show me around.

Hello from the Ottawa River – And Reflections on City Life

So Friday I decided to head out on a kayaking weekend with my friend Leslie. This was the first time in about 8 years that I went camping again, and I had a ball sleeping under the stars. A fabulous weekend in nature makes you think about life a little bit, so here are a few snapshots of what’s been going through my head in the last few days. In particular, I have been thinking about our lifestyles in the city and some of the stark contrasts with the experiences of this weekend.

Hello from Rochester: A Discovery of Its Architectural Jewels

Rochester is the 3-rd largest city in New York State with a total metropolitan population of just over 1 million. It offers a rich variety of cultural and recreational opportunities and is home to major corporations such as Kodak, Bausch and Lomb, Xerox and Paychex. Despite being an important economic center in Western New York, Rochester offers easy and convenient access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities and the comfortable ambience of a small town with beautiful tree-lined streets, stately mansions and manicured lawns.

Hello from Rochester: The CAT – An Awesome Beast

For a while now I have been dreaming of taking the recently re-introduced high-speed ferry service from Toronto to Rochester. The ferry service briefly ran last year, introduced by a group of private investors, but stopped running after a few weeks due to financial difficulties. It was reintroduced this year after the City of Rochester purchased the ferry at an auction and contracted an experienced ferry service based out of Nova Scotia to run it.

Swim with Dolphins in Florida, Wild Dolphin Swims/Encounters, and Controlled Dolphin Swims/Wades

Dolphins hold a very special place in peoples hearts and most people find swimming with a dolphin a very moving experience and cannot wait to do it again, despite the price. Florida offers many opportunities to swim with dolphins no matter where you are staying.

Tourists Turned Stove Builders in Peru

Not many trips end with the sense of having made a significant difference to real people in real need. But I’ve recently returned from such an experience in a remote community in Northern Peru. A friend introduced me to the tour, a part of a larger travel company’s offerings of sustainable eco-tourism, back in December. The notion of helping and getting to know others living in a different culture appealed to me strongly.

RV Advice: Reminders for the Road

As we travel the roads fulltime in our RV, we are reminded of these helpful tips. Sharing RV advice is part of the RVing experience.

5 Beach Vacation Tips

Ponder over the thought that how solitary and incomplete the moon would look without the twinkling stars that add to its charm…how odd would the eyes deprived of tender eyelashes and thick eyebrows appear!

Bike Tour on the Horizon? How to Get in Shape

People who consider going on bike tours often ask: “What kind of physical condition do I need to be in, and how can I accomplish this?” This article is primarily aimed at very busy people who don’t have a regular exercise regimen due to work, family obligations, business travel, etc.

Confusion About Dolphins Echolocation

What is echolocation? How do dolphins use it? Wish to find out these answers and more? Read this article!

Enjoy An Uluru Tour in Central Australia

Few regions of the world offer the range of stunning desert landscapes and unique flora and fauna that can be found in Central Australia. On top of these natural riches, Central Australia is also home to several rich and vibrant indigenous cultures producing some of the most interesting art in the world today. Whether you are seeking lavish luxury or an authentic safari adventure, Central Australia has something for everyone.

Tour Kakadu In Australia’s Top End

Australia’s tropical Top End is undoubtedly one of the last great secrets of adventure travel. Closer to Asian cities such as Jakarta and Singapore than it is to major southern Australian cities, the Top End’s magnificent climate and natural beauty make it a premier destination for the adventure traveller.

A Few Easy Steps to an Affordable, Hassle-Free RV Trip

A few Easy Steps to an Affordable, Hassle-Free RV Trip Recreation vehicles (RVs) are “hot and getting hotter” in the current travel climate, says Arthur Frommer, one of the world’s leading authorities on travel. “Concerned about the safety of air and cruise travel, eager to remain within the borders of Southern Africa, multitudes of South Africans are turning to these elaborate lodging machines that carry the comforts of home onto the highways and campgrounds of South Africa,” writes Frommer in his recent online column for MSNBC and Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel.

Marina Coatings to Protect from Environmental Spills of Fuel and Oil

Boats in Marinas often leak a little and whatever leaks ends up in the water. When walking on the docks at the Marina you will notice the shiny stuff on the water; this is pollution and should obviously not be there. We must be careful not to hurt the local surrounding sea life, birds and fish, because they are all part of the eco-system and food chain.

Silent Night, Noisy Night

Hindrances to sleeping well in an RV, and solutions to overcome them Our new life as fulltimers brought me an unexpected challenge—getting a good night’s sleep. Being a very light sleeper, RV life has cost me many restless nights and prompted me to seek out a solution.

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