May 30, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 1 comment

May 30, 2018 – Hamilton This week’s “Where Are We Wednesday” takes us to Hamilton, Ontario. Both Linda and I were born and raised here and it’s much more than just a steel town and home to the Tiger Cats. Divided by the Niagara Escarpment it really is a beautiful city. Happy Trails… Linda & Mark

May 23, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 3 comments

May 23, 2018 – Amherstburg This week’s “Where Are We Wednesday” takes us back to Amherstburg, Ontario, our old home town. We love to visit the Navy Yard Park and surrounding area built on the banks of the Detroit River. There are a lot of historical references to the War of 1812 fought between the…

May 16, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 4 comments

May 16, 2018 – Santa Cruz This week’s “Where Are We Wednesday” takes us to Santa Cruz California…again! We just love this spot for its coastal beauty and today we brought along a friend, our house sit dog Karma.  Happy Trails… Linda & Mark

May 13, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 2 comments

Dog Walking, Who Knew? You see it everywhere, more so now than ever, people are out and about walking their dogs. Maybe it’s just us noticing it more now that we have pets to take care of. It’s singles, couples, families, all enjoying the great outdoors along with their favourite furry friend. You see the…

May 9, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 2 comments

May 9, 2018 – Aptos This week’s “Where Are We Wednesday” takes us to Aptos California. We headed to the Rio Del Mar State Beach Park in this tiny beach town to meet up with some fellow house sitters, 2 Britz On Tour (Dave and Kathy Cutts) and their dog, Shasta. There’s just something about a beach…

May 5, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 2 comments

Living Amongst the Redwoods Living in an area that’s surrounded by so many sky scraping trees can make one feel small. Not small in the sense of height, but small in terms of being. Homes and parks in the Boulder Creek California area, as well as vast areas along the Pacific coast, share space with…

May 2, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 2 comments

May 2, 2018 – Santa Cruz This week’s “Where Are We Wednesday” takes us to Santa Cruz California. This beach town is home to awesome coastal trails, a carnival midway, and  the historic Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf, which stretches out a half-mile into the waters of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary.  Happy Trails… Linda &…

April 29, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com No comments exist

Tips For Traveling On A Retiree Budget Part Three We hope we covered the Transportation sections thoroughly enough in our last 2 segments. Before moving on I just want to add a side note about car rentals. Our best deals by far have been through www.skyscanner.ca. Just click on the Car Rentals tab and fill…

April 25, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 8 comments

April 25, 2018 – Boulder Creek  This week’s “Where Are We Wednesday” takes us to Boulder Creek California. It’s about an hour and a half of climbing, dropping, hairpin driving southwest of San Francisco. It’s another repeat visit to the land of the Redwoods! Happy Trails… Linda & Mark

April 21, 2018 lhabros@gmail.com 4 comments

Tips For Traveling On A Retiree Budget Part Two Last week we covered the first part of Transportation Savings Tips, so let’s continue from where we left off with the topic of… Travel Credit Cards We put virtually every purchase possible on our travel Visa card…groceries, lattes,  gas, entertainment, gifts, health insurance premiums…you name it,…