West Nipissing Has a Killer Music Festival Lineup!

West Nipissing Has a Killer Music Festival Lineup!

With no fewer than five music festivals in July and August, the communities that make up the Municipality of West Nipissing take their tunes seriously! For a toe-tapping good time and a taste of Northern Ontario culture, make sure you hit up at least one of these...
Explorer’s Point: The Magic of Mattawa’s District Museum

Explorer’s Point: The Magic of Mattawa’s District Museum

At first glance, the small log building situated on Mattawa’s Explorer’s Point seems unassuming—especially since it’s dwarfed by a 16-foot carved wooden statue of the town’s folk hero, standing just outside. But walk through the doors of the Mattawa & District...
A Little Blast of Bangkok on the Ottawa River

A Little Blast of Bangkok on the Ottawa River

The sign over the entrance of Le Voyageur Inn in Mattawa says “Authentic Thai Cuisine”. “Okay,” a skeptical person might think, “Northeastern Ontario is much more renowned for its poutine than its Pad Thai. Can anyone deliver truly “authentic Thai cuisine” in...
Meet the Bears: Visit the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat

Meet the Bears: Visit the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat

  “When the wind is right and the bears are sitting at the mesh you can almost smell them. Nowhere else in the world will you get such a close and perfectly safe encounter as that.” –Bear Keeper Amy on experiencing Cochrane’s polar bears Canada has around 80% of...
Temiskaming: Land of Lakes, Rocks & Thornloe Cheese Co.

Temiskaming: Land of Lakes, Rocks & Thornloe Cheese Co.

Let’s head to the region of Temiskaming—the land of lakes, rocks, trees and cheese. Since 1940, Thornloe Cheese Co. has been an anchor in the agricultural region. Early settlers made their way through the bordering province of Quebec and developed their...