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Kayak or Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP)?

Stand-up paddle boards (SUP) are relatively new on the market. They look like a surfboard but with a paddle.  So what's the difference? Which one is better? Stability Sitting is more stable than standing—something about gravity. You’re typically more likely to fall off a SUP than capsize a kayak, especially in windy or choppy conditions.… Continue reading Kayak or Stand-up Paddle Board (SUP)?

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Southwestern Ontario Wines You’re Sure to Love

Canada’s southernmost reach (along Lake Erie’s north shore) combines beach-front beauty and Ontario’s longest growing season—the intense summer heat and moderating lake breezes are perfect for producing full-bodied wines. Between sips, explore manicured gardens and meandering bike trails, fresh-produce stands and playful summer festivals, even majestic Carolinian forests and a renowned bird sanctuary. Lake Erie… Continue reading Southwestern Ontario Wines You’re Sure to Love

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Natural Sunburn Cures

Sunburns can happen in the snow or on the beach - both hurt like ... well you get the point. Sometimes exploration takes you far from store isles so, here are some natural remedies to ease the burn!   1. Cornstarch & Baking Soda Cornstarch, with its cool, silky texture, is a good way to… Continue reading Natural Sunburn Cures

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10 Facts About Vacation Rentals Everyone Thinks Are True

1. You'll be sleeping in someones unused family cottage. Most dedicated vacation rental owners are business men/women who view their cottage or vacation home as a business not an income stream when they aren't hosting their own family gatherings there. 2. You wont have hotel-like amenities. At Cottage4Me we pride ourselves on providing everything you'd find in… Continue reading 10 Facts About Vacation Rentals Everyone Thinks Are True