Norvan Falls Hike

The wonderful hike to Norvan Falls winds through well-maintained trails and stunning lush forests ending up at a stunning waterfall cascading into a sweet little green pool. We hiked this one afternoon after a day of rain, and the waterfall…

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A Day on Bowen Island

Bowen Island is one of the gorgeous islands along BC’s Sunshine Coast. Bowen is dotted with beautiful cafes, stunning hikes and beaches and island cottages galore. The moment our final exams were over, Nelli and I took the ferry across…

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Cleveland Dam Hike

The gorgeous trails surrounding Cleveland Dam provide for a wonderful rainy escape. The area of Capilano River which feeds the dam is beautiful, rain or shine. If you’re searching for some peaceful isolation and some stunning viewpoints, this is the…

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How to Spend a Week in Nanaimo

Calling all outdoor adventure enthusiasts! Vancouver Island is bursting at the seams with all sorts of enchanting outdoorsy fun, and university reading week is the perfect time to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and see what beauty…

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Why Dance Matters

To say that nothing much has happened in the world of dance in the last 50 years is a complete and blatant disregard for the thousands and thousands of hours that millions of dancers around the world of every style…

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6 Hikes You Must Do 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. WestJet flies directly from Vancouver to Honolulu, the capital…

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8 Beaches to Visit on Oahu

I visited Hawaii for the first time during the Christmas break in 2014. Safe to say it won’t be the last! Here’s 8 beaches on Oahu you simply must see while you’re there: Lanikai Beach, Kailua I was so excited…

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Polar Bear Swim at Wreck Beach

For some ridiculous reason, in below-zero temperatures, some friends and I decided that it would be a good idea to join in on our university’s 2nd Annual Polar Bear Swim. Essentially, a couple thousand UBC students make their way down the…

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