Lochside Regional Bike Trail to Butchart Gardens

Vancouver Island, just across the Georgia Strait, is a massive, adventure-filled haven for outdoor lovers. From hiking to swimming, biking to skiing, surfing to exploring tiny towns, there’s something for everyone. A gorgeous spot just outside Victoria is Butchart Gardens, which has been in bloom for over 100 years and…

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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 full of bikers, roller-bladers and…

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Petgill Lake Hike

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). We chose Petgill Lake for…

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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 waterfalls I’ve ever seen. I’ve…

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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 Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology Our…

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