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Where to Watch the Sunset in Vancouver: Sunset Beach

Where to Watch the Sunset in Vancouver: Sunset Beach

Aptly named, Sunset Beach is a local gem in Vancouver that is famous for some of the most incredible views of sunset. Catch golden hour here from the Burrard Street Bridge overlooking the beachfront, then head down the steps and wander along the Seawall. Typically […]

Hiking Petgill Lake

Hiking Petgill Lake

With it being May, most of the gorgeous alpine trails in Garibaldi and Whistler are still covered in snow and not yet open for hiking. A bit further south in Squamish, there are many more options for Spring hiking (see: Stawamus Chief and Tunnel Bluffs). […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tunnel Bluffs Hike

Tunnel Bluffs Hike

On a sunny Sunday, Sam and I drove up the Sea to Sky Highway to the pull out with the little hut where the Tunnel Bluffs trail starts. The parking is notoriously awful here as there is only 10 spots at the base of the hike. […]

Loggers Lake Hike

Loggers Lake Hike

We spent the May Long Weekend in Whistler in the gorgeous sunshine and to find a lake or two to jump in! The hike up to Loggers Lake is a short scramble up from the parking lot, with a great add-on to a suspension bridge […]

Visiting the Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Visiting the Abbotsford Tulip Festival

All that I’ve seen all over Instagram in the last few weeks is brightly coloured photos of 2.5 million tulips out at the Abbotsford Tulip Festival. I was here last year, and fell in love with the stunning colours, the muddy fields and the childish magic that comes with […]