Category Archives: Day Trips

Museums in Kitchener-Waterloo

Museums make for a great day trip. Everyone from children to adults loves museums, for they introduce new knowledge, have interactive displays to stimulate our natural curiosity, and are the perfect day trip especially on winter days when going outside is out of the question. They provide an atmosphere of learning, while preserving different aspects […]

Getting Around on the iXpress Bus System in Waterloo Region (pros and cons)

Here in Waterloo Region our public transportation is always growing to suit the growing population. The iXpress is part of Grand River Transit, our daily bus service. The iXpress is a fairly new route that takes you to farther distances in shorter amounts of time. It was first introduced in 2005. This is accomplished by […]

Lansdowne Farmer’s Market, Ottawa – Supporting Local Farmers and Producers!

Summer Market in Aberdeen square

Living in the city isn’t always a picnic. There’s constant noise, lots of cars, crowds of people, and endless amounts of junk food and fast food around. The produce at the grocery store is not always as fresh as you’d like, and you often forget that there even exists such a thing as a farmer’s […]

Forest Heights | Neighbourhoods of Kitchener Waterloo Region

This neighbourhood of Forest Heights is a bit older and more established than many neighbourhoods in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, which makes it a prime destination for anyone moving into the area – particularly families. Bordered by Trussler Road, Highland Road West, Fischer-Hallman Road and the Highway 7/8, it is conveniently nestled next to the Conestoga […]

About Southampton, Ontario – A Place To Relax

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Southampton is a lovely beachside community which is part of the town of Saugeen Shores, Ontario, along with Port Elgin and Saugeen Township.  It is located along beautiful Lake Huron, roughly where Bruce Country roads 3 and 21 intersect. Population With a permanent population of 3678 (as of 2017) year round, the population of Southampton […]

Conestoga Mall – General Information

Conestoga Mall is a very pleasant, user-oriented experience. The mall recently underwent massive renovations and has wide-open hallways, hip stores and lots of natural light to guide your way and keep you smiling. There is a great food court and water fountain features to make the visit all the more pleasant. It is conveniently located […]

Fairview Park Mall – General Information

Fairview Park Mall is one of two major shopping centres in the Waterloo region. Opened in 1966, this mall now has 120 shops and services for patrons. In 2007 the mall underwent a $33.4 million interior renovation to give a new food court and new interiors, which include higher ceilings. The parking lot was also […]