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Hiking Petgill Lake

Hiking Petgill Lake

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). […]

8 Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

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 […]

How to Spend a Day in the Dinosaur Town of Drumheller

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 […]

Night Skiing on Grouse Mountain

Night Skiing on Grouse Mountain

Skiing is something I’ve been falling more and more in love with, thanks mostly due to my boyfriend Sam, an ex-BC Ski Team member. We’ve skiied a number of mountains while we’ve been together – from Lake Louise to Whistler, Nakiska to Grouse – and […]

Mount Thom Hike

Mount Thom Hike

A relatively easy hike with wonderful Fraser Valley views almost all the way up is to be found on the Mount Thom trail in Chilliwack. Perfect for a cold weather, rainy hike, this hike provides panoramic views at the top of the scramble. MOUNT THOM […]

Stoney Squaw Summit Hike

Stoney Squaw Summit Hike

Banff is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise all-year round. I flew out to Calgary in late-November to be greeted by a blanket of thick, fresh snow and more flakes still falling from the sky, as they would continue to do so for many months. My boyfriend and I […]

6 Lakes You Must See in Canada

6 Lakes You Must See in Canada

These are the most incredible lakes in Canada that absolutely everyone should have on their bucket list. Living in Canada is an absolute dream: waterfalls, mountains, oceans galore, as well as some of the world’s prettiest lakes! From the easy ones, just steps from the parking […]

Tunnel Bluffs Hike

Tunnel Bluffs Hike

On a sunny Sunday, Sam and I drove up the Sea to Sky Highway to the pull out with the little hut where the Tunnel Bluffs trail starts. The parking is notoriously awful here as there is only 10 spots at the base of the hike. […]

Visiting the Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Visiting the Abbotsford Tulip Festival

All that I’ve seen all over Instagram in the last few weeks is brightly coloured photos of 2.5 million tulips out at the Abbotsford Tulip Festival. I was here last year, and fell in love with the stunning colours, the muddy fields and the childish magic that comes with […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Banff, Alberta

Weekend Travel Guide: Banff, Alberta

If you’re on the hunt for a romantic weekend escape just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend, make your way into the magical mountain escape of Banff in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This quaint town is in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta […]