Camping


A refuge in the Laurentians

A refuge in the Laurentians

This sense of possibility, this large swath of low-rise mountains just to our north full of trails that go over over peaks and through valleys, by lakes, rivers and waterfalls, with places to stay along the way (summer camping and winter cabins) has infused me with a sense of hope that I might be able to call southern Quebec home for the next decade of my life, maybe longer.

How we take working vacations

How we take working vacations

Working vacations have allowed our family to go on some significant road trips, spend weeks and months in beautiful places, and have amazing experiences together. And we've done all this for minimal cost.

High Summer ~ Family, Travel & Outdoors

High Summer ~ Family, Travel & Outdoors

Making new friends and sharing hospitality; music, dancing, and singing; celebrating and participating in creativity; the beauty of the countryside always reminds me that the world is a wonderful place to be.

Camping as the means to an end

Camping as the means to an end

If you want to go places as a family and have cool experiences, but don't have a Disneyland or truck and trailer budget to do that, there are other options. Camping is the option that has worked best for us.

An end of summer camping trip at Perce

An end of summer camping trip at Perce

We met up with my parents this weekend to enjoy the end of summer with a wee camping trip.

Gone Camping

Gone Camping

We just got home from camping. I'll share more details later this week and probably something of our trip will show up on Outsideways (Facebook here) but until then here's a little taste of the last couple days. I'm so glad we don't do "school". I like love living life ...

Traveling light and on the cheap

Traveling light and on the cheap

Owning a good tent is the best investment we made in traveling lightly and cheaply.