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How to Spend a Week in San Francisco

How to Spend a Week in San Francisco

San Francisco is a bustling and exciting forward-thinking city on the Californian coast, about half-way up the state. San Francisco sits at the tip of the world-famous Silicon Valley, a hub of social media and technological prowess. It’s one of my favourite cities to explore, […]

The Perfect California Highway 1 Roadtrip Itinerary

The Perfect California Highway 1 Roadtrip Itinerary

One of my all-time favourite drives in the world is the gorgeous Californian Highway 1, winding its way down the coast along the azure ocean through rolling sand dunes. I have laid out the perfect itinerary for a California Coast Roadtrip, stopping at all the […]

A Guide to Glacier National Park

A Guide to Glacier National Park

Shrouded in smoke from nearby forest fires meant that Glacier National Park and its famous Going-to-the-Sun Road did not offer us the clear and incredible mountainous views we had heard so much about. Nevertheless, we spent a moody and calm morning driving the winding round that […]

A Guide to Yellowstone National Park

A Guide to Yellowstone National Park

A longtime dream of mine has been to visit every state in America, popping in at every national park on the way. One day while I was at university, I printed 51 pages off the internet, each with a black and white map of a US […]

Winter Holiday Guide: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Winter Holiday Guide: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

My parents and I spent the two most magical days of the year, Christmas Eve and Day in the quaint little storybook town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, an idyllic place on the California coast about 2 hours south of San Francisco.  Where to Stay in Carmel We […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Birch Bay, Washington

Weekend Travel Guide: Birch Bay, Washington

When the opportunity came to cross the border for the July 4th Long Weekend to go and celebrate with the Americans, we couldn’t say no! Being Canadians, it’s fun to join in the fun south of the border to ring in Independence Day full of barbecues […]

How to Spend a Week on Oahu

How to Spend a Week on Oahu

In the middle of a particularly wet and cold Vancouver winter, I planned a week-long escape down to the gorgeous island of Oahu, the third-largest island in the state of Hawaii. The week was the perfect remedy for the winter blues, as we frolicked along […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Orcas Island, Washington

Weekend Travel Guide: Orcas Island, Washington

Just off the coast of Washington State in the northwestern part of the United States you can find yourself in a true PNW environment. A cluster of islands that entice visitors and locals alike with their mystery and magic just begging to be discovered make […]

Visiting Harvard University

Visiting Harvard University

The summer of 2011 was spent in the warm and dreamy Boston. I spent my days – in between ballet classes at the Boston Ballet School – wandering the red brick streets, dancing in the hot evenings and on one of our free days, trekking […]