Gatineau Hot Air Balloons 2017

This year the 30th annual Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival happened. We weren’t sure what to expect, so we got up early, got some Timmies, and headed across the bridge to the event location. However, when we got there we were quickly thwarted by confusing maps that didn’t do a great job of helping us […]

Ottawa BeaverTails

When traveling to Ottawa, or hosting tourists, one thing always gets mentioned: “Make sure to get a BeaverTail!” Their history goes back to the late 70’s, and with current fans including Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, it’s no wonder they have a reputation. The BeaverTail is a Canadian dessert icon, so it makes sense that the […]