Why we Keep Coming Back to Whistler

Why we Keep Coming Back to Whistler

Whistler, BC is one of those destinations that we just can’t shake. One that we keep coming back to, time and time again. It’s both foreign and familiar, a place we can adventure and relax in. January of this year marked our third visit to this popular ski resort, just a two-hour drive from Vancouver,Read more

Stanley Park in Pictures

Stanley Park in Pictures

Vancouver bridged the gap for us between our time spent in Alaska and Whistler in January this year; and although we didn’t allow ourselves much time there, one of the things we really wanted to do was explore Stanley Park by bike. Stanley Park is an oasis that really makes you forget you’re actually inRead more

Why I Describe Niagara Falls as a Vegas for Kids

Niagara Falls: Vegas for Kids?

The best words I can use to describe the small town of Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada are: Vegas for kids. We had heard that the Canadian side of Niagara Falls was more interesting than it’s US counter-part; but it is also true that Niagara, Ontario is quite the tourist trap. Full of themed restaurants,Read more

Old Quebec > Dreaming of (Another) White Christmas

Christmas in Old Quebec

Is Old Quebec one of the most adorable spaces in the world? Nestled next to the Saint Lawrence River in the Canadian state of Quebec, with its charming old town vibes and French population, I’d argue that it’s definitely up there. Stepping into Old Quebec is like stepping into a cute little French town, withoutRead more

When it’s Winter in Banff, Here’s What you Should Do

Spotlight on: Banff

Banff is a glorious town in Alberta, Canada; only about a half-hour drive from majestic Lake Louise — or around an hour if you take the bus. We spent three nights in this amazing alpine town in the month of January, where temperatures sat around -15 degrees C. Thermal boots were a requirement, along withRead more

My Snowboarding Experience in North America

Snowboarding in North America

I am not a snowboarder. Not even close. But my partner loves the sport, so naturally I have been keen to learn. Over the years I have attempted to join in, and taken the odd lesson or two, but each time I ‘hit the slopes’, the slopes inevitably hit me back, and it was likeRead more

Lake Louise > Dreaming of a White Christmas

Christmastime at Lake Louise

In 2014, we decided to forgo our usual Christmas traditions of sunbathing, camping, visiting relatives, and opening way too many presents; and instead spent our time in the wintery depths of Lake Louise, Canada. We had always wanted to experience a white Christmas — you know, like you see in all the movies; and weRead more