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Winter Holiday Guide: Whistler, BC

Winter Holiday Guide: Whistler, BC

Whistler is a true winter wonderland and an outdoor lover’s playground. Bursting at the seams with all sorts of snowy activities and postcard-worthy landscapes, I spent a week in -15 degrees enjoying all the unique things to do in Whistler. To get to Whistler, you’ll need […]

Cascade Falls Hike

Cascade Falls Hike

On a rainy Sunday morning, I lay in bed scrolling through Instagram trying to see if I could find some sort of outdoor adventure that was doable in muddy, wet weather. Dad and I drove for over an hour in the rain listening to rainy […]

Whistler Train Wreck Hike

Whistler Train Wreck Hike

A quick-paced walk from the Whistler Olympic Athlete’s village to a mangled, graffiti-covered train wreck is a lovely way to spend a morning. The trail was a little muddy but arrival to the wreck offered a glimpse into a different world. Sam and I climbed […]

Cheakamus Lake Hike

Cheakamus Lake Hike

I spent Thanksgiving in Whistler with Sam’s family and we spent the most perfect few days in the warm Autumn sunshine. The air was cool and crisp and the sunlight reflected in a gorgeous collection of fall colours – reds and yellows shone brilliantly every […]

Wapta Falls Hike

Wapta Falls Hike

The absolutely magnificent Wapta Falls rewards the slippery, clay-covered hike down from the badly signposted and pot-holed parking lots. Prepare to get absolutely drenched with icy cold water spray as you stood proudly at the summit of the rock pile in front of the thunderous […]

A Guide to Yoho National Park

A Guide to Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park is a gorgeous and adventure-packed Canadian National Park in British Columbia, near Golden and the larger neighbouring National Parks of Jasper and Banff. One of my favourite places to for a drive, I have put together my four top places you simply […]

A Guide to Wells Gray Provincial Park

A Guide to Wells Gray Provincial Park

Wells Gray Provincial Park is just outside of Clearwater. The park is well sign-posted at the roundabout in the centre of town and offers a number of pit stops and hikes and waterfalls that are well worth a day. Stop 1: Mahood Trail We didn’t […]

Vancouver to Calgary Roadtrip: Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Golden

Vancouver to Calgary Roadtrip: Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Golden

After a summer filled with hikes, lakes, waterfalls, views and sunsets, Sam and I decided to end our adventures with a six-day roadtrip from Vancouver to Calgary. We drove north from Vancouver via Whistler, Kamloops and Clearwater to Mount Robson and then down the Icefields Parkway […]

Where to Watch the Sunset in Vancouver: University of British Columbia

Where to Watch the Sunset in Vancouver: University of British Columbia

Some of the most beautiful sunsets that I have been privy to watch have occurred at UBC, my beautifully spacious campus, surrounded on three sides by water and dotted with a number of buildings from which the sunset can be glimpsed. The apartments behind Law […]

Whytecliff Park Hike

Whytecliff Park Hike

Whytecliff Park, along the Sea to Sky Highway, is a favourite spot among local Vancouverites to escape the city and find a rocky, scrambling paradise. Find yourself a perch from which to watch the sun disappear behind the mountains, casting orange and purple rippled glows […]