Tag Archives: Gatineau Hills

October 10

Days Out Ontario’s Ottawa fall faves (within an hour of downtown!)

What makes a better back drop to day tripping adventures than fresh, crisp air and the russet, orange, and yellow hills of autumn? With fall officially here, there is no better time to head out on the open road to explore restaurants, museums, and trails in Ottawa and area. Here are a few nearby gems […]

Hiking the Gatineau Hills: Ruvini checks out a sunrise, the changing leaves and a former PM’s estate

Ruvini Godakandae is a long-time Ottawa resident with a background in broadcast journalism and e-publishing. She loves to find ways to express herself and stay active, primarily through dance, photography and alternative fitness. You’ll often find her out and about discovering Ottawa’s many hidden gems and meeting some interesting and talented folks along the way. […]

Up, up and away! Mike Cullen gives Local Tourist an aerial view of Ottawa

Mike Cullen (Twitter) is a young public servant who is also a regular contributor to (Cult)ure Magazine as a music editorialist. His passions include music, coffee, writing, travel and comic books.  I combined a recent birthday gift for my father with another activity that goes towards my indulgent spring/summer 2011: we went flying, giving us a whole […]