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Exploring the Beach Town of Mirissa

Exploring the Beach Town of Mirissa

Mirissa, a sprawling beach town attracting a hip surfer vibe, is so different from the bustling, near-chaotic capital city of Colombo. We spent one day and one night exploring the local spots of this quickly developing coastal town. Many travelers prefer Mirissa to nearby Unawatuna, […]

A Walking Tour of Galle Fort

A Walking Tour of Galle Fort

On Sri Lanka’s south coast are a number of oceanfront cities, each projecting a different vibe. Our first stop on our coastal explorations was the gorgeous Galle, home to some of the most intriguing little streets and alleys. Galle entices visitors with boutique shopping, history, delightful […]

Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls Hike

Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls Hike

I think this is one of the secret trails of Vancouver. The hike winds through lush forests, requiring some scrambling under trees and over rocks and roots. The reward is a gorgeous crevice cut into a canyon where a waterfall dances into pools below, a […]

How to Spend a Day in Victoria on Vancouver Island

How to Spend a Day in Victoria on Vancouver Island

Downtown Victoria is small enough that most of it can be seen in a day just by walking through the city. It’s the beautiful capital city of BC, located across the Georgia Strait on Vancouver Island. Summer time is a wonderful time to spend a […]

Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide: Steveston

Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide: Steveston

Steveston in Richmond is a cute little seaside fisherman’s village that is well worth a visit! The ever popular television series Once Upon a Time about fairytales coming to life is filmed right here in Steveston, when the town turns into Storybrooke. There are maps of […]

Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide: Gastown

Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide: Gastown

For a glimpse into a part of old Vancouver, head for a walk down Gastown, the oldest neighborhood in town. As of 2009, Gastown is a National Historic Site which includes the Steam Clock, the first of its kind. It is a wonderful place to explore […]

Baden Powell Trail Hike: Horseshoe Bay to Cypress Mountain

Baden Powell Trail Hike: Horseshoe Bay to Cypress Mountain

The Baden Powell trail is a 48km hike stretching from Deep Cove to Horseshoe Bay across Vancouver’s North Shore. The trail is divided into four sections: Deep Cove to Lynn Valley, Lynn Valley to Grouse Mountain, Grouse Mountain to Cypress Mountain and then Cypress Mountain […]

Grouse Grind & Thunderbird Ridge Hike

Grouse Grind & Thunderbird Ridge Hike

The Grouse Grind is a famous hike in Vancouver, known for its tough stairs and intense workout. It’s a hike I’ve always wanted to tackle – but it’s definitely not for the faint of heart! The hike is exhausting, and you need to be in […]

Norvan Falls Hike

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 was gushing with the recent […]

How to Spend a Day on Bowen Island

How to Spend 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, we took the ferry across to Bowen Island to see what adventures we […]