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A Guide to Banff National Park

A Guide to Banff National Park

Banff National Park is one of those places I have dreamed about for years, my wanderlust and desire ignited by what I saw on Instagram and further pursued by blogs and stories I read and heard. When the opportunity arose to make a cross-provincial roadtrip […]

A Guide to Jasper National Park

A Guide to Jasper National Park

Driving through Yellowhead Pass was the first time I had crossed Canadian province borders on land. It was also my first step ever into Alberta, which is a place I have been dying to visit for years now. Jasper National Park has been on the […]

Where to Watch the Sunset in Vancouver: Kitsilano Beach

Where to Watch the Sunset in Vancouver: Kitsilano Beach

Kitsilano Beach is a local Vancouver favourite, and is easily accessible by public transit as well as by car with an abundance of available parking. The Boathouse Restaurant right on the beachfront offers an array of dining options, with both sit-in and take-out available.¬†There are […]

Joffre Lakes Hike

Joffre Lakes Hike

The trailhead to Joffre Lakes begins about three hours north of Vancouver, just past Pemberton on the Sea to Sky Highway. The parking lot is right on the highway and is usually overflowing, so impossible to miss. Joffre Lakes Provincial Park is made up of […]

Panorama Ridge and Garibaldi Lake Hike

Panorama Ridge and Garibaldi Lake Hike

The hike up to the top of Panorama Ridge and back down via Garibaldi Lake is probably the most incredibly beautiful hike I’ve ever done. The trail winds through alpine meadows and has glimpses of stunning glacial water. After the difficult hike up to the […]

Cabin Lake and Eagle Bluffs Hike

Cabin Lake and Eagle Bluffs Hike

Eagle Bluffs via the gorgeous Cabin Lake is one of my favourite after-work hikes. Cabin Lake is the perfect spot for a warm afternoon swim to relax after the first 45-minute steep scramble before continuing on to Eagle Bluffs for sunset over the best panoramic […]

Lindeman Lake Hike

Lindeman Lake Hike

Lindeman Lake is just past Chilliwack, quite a drive from Vancouver. This hike is well worth-it though, as you’ll be greeted with views of a stunning green lake after a strenuous up-hill rocky hike up to the top. A dive in is refreshing after your […]

Lynn Canyon Hike: Rice Lake, Twin Falls, Suspension Bridge & Thirty Foot Pool

Lynn Canyon Hike: Rice Lake, Twin Falls, Suspension Bridge & Thirty Foot Pool

The beautiful valley of Lynn Canyon is a stunning place to spend a day, full of hidden gems and natural wonders. Lakes, waterfalls, winding trails and swinging bridges are all to be found is this entirely free nature park (making it a winner in my […]

Cabin Lake on Black Mountain Hike

Cabin Lake on Black Mountain Hike

The hike up to the peak of Black Mountain is a short and beautiful one. The trail head is a the Cypress Bowl parking lot, a 15km drive up Cypress Mountain off the Sea to Sky Highway. At the end of the hike, your steep […]

Whyte Lake Hike

Whyte Lake Hike

The hike up to Whyte Lake in West Vancouver is a short one ending at a lovely little lake which is perfect for a warm, refreshing dip after your climb. We hiked to Whyte Lake in the middle of an air advisory warning due to […]