Recreation & Leisure

317 articles

RVing to the Rockies

By Jane Cassie on Jul 29, 2011

Towering peaks, rushing rivers, shimmering lakes - this Rockies RV trip is steeped in splendour. As co-pilot for my husband Brent, I’m constantly reminded of how small we are in the big universal picture. Read more...

Cyclists' Paradise

By Moira Gardener on Jun 28, 2011

With summer in full swing, our bicycles are tuned up, tested and ready for fun. We live in one of the best cycling areas in the country, filled with scenic rides for everyone. Here are three separate day trips to ponder. Read more...

Motorcycle Mania

By Gary Grieco on Jun 28, 2011

Why are more and more seniors cranking up Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild," strapping on leathers, and climbing onto hogs on steroids before blasting down highways and byways? Because they can! Read more...

Travel: It's Good For You!

By Dawn Rueckl on Jun 28, 2011

Saint Augustine once said, "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page." Seniors dedicated to a lifestyle of continued learning, personal health and general well-being are definitely not content to stay on the same page. Read more...

On the Road Again

By Dee Walmsley on Jun 28, 2011

It's June, the bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming and we're making good time as we speed along the empty road free for now from the usual glut of campers. Read more...

Soaking in Adventure

By Chris and Rick Millikan on Jun 28, 2011

During the mid-1800s, 61-kilometre-long Harrison Lake was part of the main route to the Cariboo goldfields. Falling from a canoe, a prospector expecting frigid waters discovered a future hotspot instead: Harrison Hot Springs! Read more...

R&R on Hawaii Island

By Jane Cassie on Jun 1, 2011

What types of R&R come to mind when you think of Hawaii Island? Relaxing on beaches, rolling in the surf, revitalizing at a spa? How about riding the range? Read more...

RVing the Rideau

By Jane Cassie on May 4, 2011

What comes to mind when you hear Rideau Canal: a gem-like waterway flowing between the cities of Kingston and Ottawa or a Canadian story featuring ambition, struggle and success? Maybe thoughts of its honourable designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site or the world's longest skating rink come to mind. Read more...

Captain Kurt

By Kevin McKay on Apr 1, 2011

On October 26, 2010 as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the Vancouver Canucks, the team held a ceremony to recognize Orland Kurtenbach, the first captain of the Vancouver NHL team. Read more...

Pursuing Pastimes

By Cathryn Gunn on Apr 1, 2011

A Vancouver Island secret lies at the corner of Nanaimo Lakes Road and White Rapids Road in Nanaimo. And Jonanco Hobby Workshop members are excited for its revelation. Read more...

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