Greatest Hiking List to Make the Most of a Year in Korea

A view of the mountain range at Sobaeksan National Park, seen while hiking Korea's mountains.

When I decided to teach English in South Korea for a year, one of the things that influenced my decision most was the landscape I would be moving to. I was getting more and more into hiking and backpacking, and the thought of living in a mountainous country couldn’t be more exciting. Romantic notions of hiking Korea’s mountains, […]

Hiking and Paddling Bucket List 2014

Bad River, French River Waterway Provincial Park

We put a lot of thought into our hiking and paddling bucket list this year. It’s been tough making decisions because we’ve been torn between seeing new trails and returning to parks we really love. So we decided to compromise. The 2014 hiking and paddling bucket list includes a lot of places we’ve been to before, though we’re […]

Snowshoeing Hit List 2014: Overcoming Cabin Fever

Photo of snowshoe tracks in a field, taken just in time for this snowshoeing hit list!

Winter’s not exactly my favourite season, but as much as I resist it, it always catches up to me. At the first sign of winter, I hole up indoors, and with so much to do before the holidays, I’m content for a short while. But between Christmas and New Year’s, cabin fever starts to set in. That’s when […]

Paddling Dreams: A Beginner’s Bucket List

View of the French River Gorge from the bridge at the Visitors Centre

It’s not like we haven’t paddled before, but we certainly aren’t paddlers. Still, we’d like to incorporate more paddling into our hiking routes. Some trips just can’t be done on foot alone, and others would be more enjoyable with a little less foot mileage. Here are some of the paddling dreams — er, potential trips — which are […]

Hiking 2013 Hit List

View of French River from a Dokis First Nation hiking trail

Every Spring I make a list of the places I’d like to hike during the season, but it never occurred to me to post about it until a short while ago. Always curious about other bloggers who Like my posts, I was checking things out when I found girlycamping’s 2013 Camping Bucket List — cool! So my Hiking […]