by Lori Straus Feeling a bit cooped up? Sometimes a road trip movie is enough to take your family somewhere. Here are five road trip movies you can watch with your family. Finding Nemo Although no roads are technically used in this movie, Nemo’s dad still goes on an oceanic road trip to find his... Read More.
By Lori Straus It’s already that time of year: when the kids start talking about March Break, even though it’s over a month away. It’s like their second Christmas, until they realize that summer is coming soon, too. But we’ll talk about summer at a later time. In this blog post, I’ll highlight a few... Read More.
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.