Camping

Camping and Hiking in the Grampians: Victoria’s Rocky Mountains

I hadn’t heard of the Grampians before moving to Australia. Like most attractions in Victoria (apart from the Great Ocean Road, Melbourne and Phillip Island), this National Park is virtually unknown to people outside of its home state. When friends in Melbourne suggested we join them to go camping and hiking in the Grampians over […] Read more…

Chicago: Fast Times in the Windy City

To get from Toronto to Chicago involved 2 buses, numerous stops, an intrusive border crossing experience and a whole lot of time. I always dread having to cross into the States, especially by land. The US Border Guards are pretty much always nasty and incredibly self-important at the best of times, but the guy that […] Read more…