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8 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

8 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

Known for its cowboys and stampedes, its cows and neverending winters, Calgary is one of the largest cities in Western Canada. The incredible Banff and Jasper National Parks are just a few hours drive away, home to some of the most incredible mountains, lakes and […]

How to Spend a Day in the Dinosaur Town of Drumheller

How to Spend a Day in the Dinosaur Town of Drumheller

Just 135km east of Calgary, about an hour and a half’s drive, is the quirky town of Drumheller. Famous for its dinosaurs and hoodoos, my boyfriend Sam and I trekked out to see what we could get up to for a day in Drumheller. Royal […]

Bowen Lookout Hike

Bowen Lookout Hike

The Bowen Lookout hike from the top of the Cypress Bowl Road is a wonderful short hike up to a stunning panoramic view looking out over the Howe Sound and back towards the ski hills. Especially during winter, the entire trail feels like a Narnia-esque […]

Night Skiing on Grouse Mountain

Night Skiing on Grouse Mountain

Skiing is something I’ve been falling more and more in love with, thanks mostly due to my boyfriend Sam, an ex-BC Ski Team member. We’ve skiied a number of mountains while we’ve been together – from Lake Louise to Whistler, Nakiska to Grouse – and […]

Mount Thom Hike

Mount Thom Hike

A relatively easy hike with wonderful Fraser Valley views almost all the way up is to be found on the Mount Thom trail in Chilliwack. Perfect for a cold weather, rainy hike, this hike provides panoramic views at the top of the scramble. MOUNT THOM […]

Stoney Squaw Summit Hike

Stoney Squaw Summit Hike

Banff is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise all-year round. I flew out to Calgary in late-November to be greeted by a blanket of thick, fresh snow and more flakes still falling from the sky, as they would continue to do so for many months. My boyfriend and I […]

6 Lakes You Must See in Canada

6 Lakes You Must See in Canada

These are the most incredible lakes in Canada that absolutely everyone should have on their bucket list. Living in Canada is an absolute dream: waterfalls, mountains, oceans galore, as well as some of the world’s prettiest lakes! From the easy ones, just steps from the parking […]

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes is a beautiful national park nestled in the lower corner of Alberta on the border with Montana, where it shares the designation of International Peace Park with Glacier National Park. Home to fantastic camping, kayaking, hiking and exploring, this place is an oasis of […]

A Guide to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

A Guide to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

One of the most moving places I’ve ever been, the gorgeous Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park is nestled along the Milk River in southern Alberta. How to Get to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park The drive from Calgary to Writing-on-Stone takes approximately 3.5 hours via Lethbridge. The park is […]

Cliff-Jumping at Lions Bay

Cliff-Jumping at Lions Bay

One of Vancouver’s hidden treasures are the cliffs at Lions Bay in West Vancouver, a popular spot for thrill-seekers and adventurers.  How to Get to Lions Bay Cliff Jump Well, technically getting here isn’t publicly possible, but if you’re careful, follow these directions and you […]