By Lori Straus Winter needn’t be a time when you lock yourself up in your house and wait for the snow to melt. Ontario boasts so many gorgeous destinations for winter travel that it’s almost a shame to spend the season at home. Perhaps even more of a shame would be to spend thousands of... Read More.
By Lori Straus Nothing is more classic to camping than a tent. But perhaps the ground is so bumpy—no matter where you lie down—that you worry your air mattress might spring a leak. Or you want to reduce the number of unwanted guests in your tent. Truck tents and rooftop tents solve these problems for... Read More.
By Lori Straus Overlanding is a combination of off-roading, road trips, and camping. However, whereas camping and road trips focus on the destination, overlanding focuses on the journey itself. Overlanders rise to the challenge of self-reliance the pastime demands, and they love the community that has arisen over the past decades. In this blog post,... Read More.
By Lori Straus Fluffy, white snow; heavenly blue skies; and the bright sun that warms your face even when it’s -20°C outside. Maybe you’re planning to go skiing, hiking, or sight-seeing on your camping trip. Winter overlanding requires some precautions. In this blog post, I’ll take you through a few of them. Plan Your Trip—Without... Read More.
By Lori Straus With temperatures beginning to drop and leaves starting to change colour, now’s a perfect time to go for one last family road trip: it’s not sweltering hot outside, nor is the driving horrid because of snow and ice. Below you’ll find a few recommendations for fall road trips in Southwestern Ontario. Elora... Read More.
I recently purchased a pick-up truck, my first in 20 years. Moving from a car to a truck was a big change. I needed a vehicle that I could tow, and a truck seemed to be the best fit. I test drove my options before coming to a final decision.... Read More.
The Academy offers a wide range of driving courses, ranging from the half-day experience to the extensive, three-day race license course. The Bridgestone Academy also offers corporate entertainment events for top sales staff, VIP clients and suppliers.... Read More.
If you’re a treasure hunter, then here’s a drive along the Erie Shore Road you’re sure to enjoy. We begin in Port Dover: this hub of activity began as a mill town called Dover Mills but was invaded by the Yankees in 1812 who burned it to the ground.... Read More.
Ontario drivers, you can test your skills at a variety of tracks across the province. What follows is a quick review of 5 places where you can experience track driving in Ontario from the driver’s seat of a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche Turbo, Corvette Stingray, Nissan GT-R or other race exotic.... Read More.